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Blepharoplasty, get a younger look

Written by: Dr. Julio Puig
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. Julio Puig is a renowned Plastic Surgeon who has more than 25 years of experience in the profession, working in centers of medical excellence in Spain and the United States. Among his many achievements, he is the founder and director of the Domiciliary Hospitalization Unit of the La Fe University Hospital in Valencia from 1989 to 1991.

He is a specialist in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery by opposition MIR at Bellvitge Hospital in Barcelona. The doctor has been Head of the Plastic Surgery Unit of the Pilar Clinic of Barcelona for 15 years and currently works as a Plastic Surgeon in the Hospital VITHAS-NISA 9 de Octubre de Valencia.

He is an assiduous assistant to congresses and seminars of the specialty and is a numerary member of the most important associations of the specialty such as the Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons .

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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