Blepharoplasty - How to remove dark circles

Written by: Dra. Brianda Hurtado de Mendoza García
Edited by: Top Doctors®


What is blepharoplasty?

In plastic surgery , blepharoplasty is surgery that produces a rejuvenation of the eyelids by reshaping the tissues around the eye.


How is the treatment performed?

It is a removal of excess skin of the upper and lower eyelids and removal of fat pads in places where it is needed.


Is an aesthetic or health intervention?

Sometimes it is a health operation. In processes such as dermatochalasis, when there is excessive aging eyelid with excess skin, not even allowed to open their eyes, is a health procedure. Although most of the time, patients who come to me is a need to improve and rejuvenate the area of ​​the eyelids.


What are the risks of surgery?

The normal risks of this operation are common to any surgery, such as infection, bleeding, hematoma, swelling ... Scars scars usually are noticed during the first three weeks, they are blurring over time and become virtually invisible, as long as the tips are usually given such as massage are followed, and sun care scars.

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By Dra. Brianda Hurtado de Mendoza García
Plastic surgery

Dr. Brianda Hurtado de Mendoza has a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Valladolid and an outstanding specialist in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery with more than fifteen years of experience. Head of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the San Rafael de Cádiz Hospital, she also has her own private practice. It has been formed between Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom, obtaining a reputation that has earned him to make numerous communications to congresses, thanks to the knowledge acquired in the thirty courses he has been titled.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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