Blepharoplasty, get a younger look

Written by: Dr. Julio Puig
Published: | Updated: 15/02/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

What is the objective of a blepharoplasty?

The objective of blepharoplasty is to improve the appearance of the eyelids , both upper and lower, in addition to reducing the bags in the eyes , which give a tired look and aging to the look .


What is the intervention?

The intervention is performed with local anesthesia and sedation and consists of removing the excess skin of the upper eyelids and the fatty bags formed in both eyelids.


How long does it last?

The intervention is usually performed in about an hour and the patient's hospital admission is not necessary.


How long does it take the patient to rejoin the daily activity?

After the surgery, the stitches are usually removed in 5 to 7 days and a small bruise may remain for 3 or 4 more days.. The patient can be incorporated into daily life in a period of time between 7 and 10 days.


Can discomfort or vision problems appear?

Usually no problems appear in the vision although it is advisable to wear sunglasses during the first days.


What results are obtained after the intervention?

The results obtained allow to give a younger look to the eyes and the ocular environment by eliminating the appearance of tired eyes.


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Julio Puig
Plastic surgery

Dr. Puig is a renowned plastic surgeon who has worked for more than 25 years of experience in the profession of medical excellence centers in Spain and the United States. Among his many accomplishments he was noted that founder and director of the Home Hospitalisation Unit of the University Hospital La Fe de Valencia in 1990. It is medical specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic by opposition MIR at the Hospital de Bellvitge in Barcelona. He was also head of the unit of Plastic Surgery Clinic of Pilar de Barcelona between 2004 and 2015.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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