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Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) 

Blepharoplasty is one of the interventions grateful cosmetic surgery. It consists of the correction and rejuvenation of the eyelids. The treatment is simple, fast and dramatic results with little pain and great naturalness. LOOK rejuvenation is achieved with the removal of excess skin and pockets of fat from the eyelids that occur with the passage of time and aging people.

It is suitable for men and women, around 40 years, although it is a much requested intervention among men.


Between 30 minutes and an hour depending on the type of intervention. It is performed under local anesthesia with or without sedation.


Yes, we can operate the upper eyelids, the lower or, if necessary, both. Realizes one kind or another intervention to the needs of each patient, although it is more common blepharoplasty complete:

1) Blepharoplasty: corrects the excess skin on the upper eyelids and bags. It is performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia, lasts approximately 30 minutes, with a quick recovery, approximately one week.

2) blepharoplasty bottom: removes excess pockets of fat from the lower eyelids. Also usually under local anesthesia, although the incident transconjunctival route. The recovery is fast because it does not put points unless you wish to remove the skin of the lower eyelids.

3) Full blepharoplasty: the treatment of upper and lower eyelids and bags. The procedure takes approximately one hour. It is performed under local anesthetic sedation.

In the week since the points can be removed from the upper eyelid, and we can return to normal life approximately 1 week to 10 days.

It is not a painful procedure. Take some anti-inflammatory and apply cold to the local inflammation has subsided the early days. May be remnants of a bruise.

It should also moisturize the eye with some artificial tears. From the fourth day we can start to do some drainage to improve inflammation and edema.

Avoid sun exposure, especially in the area if there is bruising, and put sunscreen so high that it is pigmenti skin. It is highly recommended that the first day is protected with sunglasses.

They are very rare. There may be some bruising, infection, scar visible lagoftalmus (weakness of the lower eyelid to close the eye) and ocular dryness.

If this technique is well used and is done meticulously, it is very strange that there are complications.

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