Have you noticed your eyelids seem to be drooping? You are beginning to get self-conscious when you look in the mirror. You are starting to wear shades all the time regardless of the weather because you don’t want anyone commenting on your eyelids. You go to the doctor and it is determined you have drooping eyelids. Answer… cosmetic surgery!! You never in your life thought your facial features would change. Yet, here you are in your mid-thirties and this happens. What is the solution? Cosmetic surgery known as blepharoplasty and it is your turn. What does this surgery do? What can you expect afterwards. Let’s find out.
What does Blepharoplasty do?
You just found out you need blepharoplasty which is cosmetic surgery for drooping eyelids. This particular surgery will help repair your eyelids and remove the excessive skin, fat and muscle. You are in your mid-thirties and do not want to look older at this time. So you have chosen to have this procedure done because it can improve your looks and this can be done on an outpatient basis. No one really has to know because you could actually take a day off from work, get it done and be back to work the next day. Or schedule the surgery for a Friday so you have the weekend to recover.
Prior to having this surgery of course you will want to speak with the doctor in detail about what will occur during the surgery, what can you expect to see afterwards and how long will the healing process take place? Get these questions answered before you proceed with this surgery. Also ask if there are any pamphlets that you can read on your own.
How is this procedure performed?
An incision will be made along the fold of your upper eyelid. The cosmetic surgeon will then remove any excess skin, some muscles and the fat beneath the skin removed. You will get some stitches to close up the incision. Whether or not you will be satisfied with this procedure will be your call.
How will you know if you are satisfied with the results?
The first immediate and tell-tale sign will be if your eyelids are no longer drooping. Second will be if you think having had this procedure done results in a younger looking face to yourself. Lastly, know that it’s done do you feel more self-confident and reassured about your looks where you don’t have to wear shades all the time. Now you would only be wearing them if it was really sunny outside and needed to block the sun