The steps of the eyelid lift procedure
Anesthesia: Eyelid lift surgery is a major operation that requires general anesthesia, or local anesthesia with sedation with a hypnotic injection. In general, each case has what suits it.
Surgical incision: The doctor makes a very small incision in line with the natural lines of the eyelid, and the length of this incision is often a few millimeters.
Getting rid of puffiness and sagging: The doctor first separates the skin and then removes excess skin and fat from that area.
Closing the surgical incision: The doctor begins to close the surgical incision with very small stitches. The upper eyelid lift operation requires three and up to six stitches. As for the upper and lower eyelid lift, it may not require stitches at all and may need one or even three stitches, depending on the situation.
The entire procedure lasts two to three hours in the operating room. Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure with high success rates, where the success rate of the eyelid lift operation reaches more than 91%, the results appear within a month of the operation by 80% and continue to improve. improve up to the year, when the results are complete and the eyelids reach their final shape.