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It is the surgery of the eyelids or the periorbital region. It is performed in patients who have aged skin with abundant wrinkles in the upper and lower eyelids. It is also performed on patients who have prominent eye fat bags. It is also performed in patients who have fallen eyelids or the lower eyelid exposed.
The Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon César Fernández will perform a complete clinical history where he will evaluate his eyelids. The degree of laxity of the eyelid, palpebral ptosis and ectropion will be determined. Photos will be taken later.
Later according to the degree of deformity of your eyelids, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon César Fernández will tell you which surgery is best for you. Diseases such as previous pathologies, surgeries, allergies or taking medications should also be ruled out.
After Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon César Fernández will tell you the value of the surgery, this surgery must be paid in cash in Colombian pesos, euros or dollars. The cost of the surgery must be paid before the surgery to be able to schedule your surgery in the clinic’s operating room.
Anesthesia is performed with local anesthesia plus sedation or general anesthesia. Sedation and general anesthesia is provided by the anesthesiologist of the surgical team of the plastic surgeon.
From half an hour to 4 hours. This depends on whether you operate only the upper or lower eyelids.
The upper blepharoplasty is performed through an incision that removes skin and orbicular muscle from the eyes. Through this incision the fatty bags of the upper eyelid are also removed.Care must be taken not to injure the upper eyelid elevation because it could remain with the eyelid drooping. The wound is then sutured through a special technique that leaves an imperceptible scar.
Lower eyelid blepharoplasty is performed through an incision in the lower eyelid. The incision is made 3 mm from the edge of the eyelid. Through this incision, the lower palpebral pockets are accessed, which open and resect the amount of fat that Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon César Fernández considers necessary. You must take into account during this procedure not to injure the lower oblique thigh because it could remain with permanent strabismus. Always do this surgery with the plastic surgeon. Then remove excess muscle and skin from your lower eyelid.The skin is sutured through a special technique to leave a very linear scar.
Does not require hospitalization. It is an ambulatory surgery.
If it leaves a scar which is hidden in the crease of the upper eyelid. The scar of the lower eyelid is very close to the edge of the eyelid and is hidden in the lashes of the eyelids.
Approximately 8 to 12 years
The changes are immediate. When the edema disappears by the third week you will see your most rejuvenated eyelids. The crow’s feet can not be operated, they are treated with Botulinum Toxin every 6 months.