Blepharoplasty, surgery for eyelids

Diseases of the eyelids

Written by: Dr. Álvaro Arbizu Duralde
Published: | Updated: 16/08/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The eyelids may have multiple pathologies applied to the eyelids more common than we know today. Your goal is rejuvenate the eyelids by correcting bags and excess skin on both upper and lower eyelids. Blepharoplasty is performed not only for aesthetic reasons, but there are also visual motifs that motivate the patient to undergo this intervention. Recall that the eyelids have a protective function of the eye, and also collaborate in the formation, composition and distribution of the tear film.

 

develops Blepharoplasty Problems

This disease can have multiple pathologies. Some of them could be congenital and developmental anomalies, inflammations and infections ( Blepharitis ), malposition ( ptosis, lagophthalmos, Entropion, Ectropion ), Tumors, pathology of Pestanas that can damage the cornea ( Trichiasis and Distichiasis ), among many others.

The method of blepharoplasty technique consists of a resection of a portion of the eyelid skin with or without removal of part of excess fat and orbicularis muscle. It is used, as has been done mention in the first paragraph, with aesthetic purposes ( rejuvenation) or repair ( Dermatochalasis, verticalization of eyelashes, in addition to the intervention of Ptosis ).

 

Care after blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty is a technique that does not require hospitalization, which greatly improves the comfort of the patient undergoing the intervention. His recovery is very fast, and in a matter of about a week, potential bruises usually disappear, making it an ideal time for suture removal.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Álvaro Arbizu Duralde
Ophthalmology

Prominent ophthalmologist with more than 20 years of experience. He is an expert in Oculoplasty and Strabismus. He is currently the Head of Section of Ophthalmology, University Hospital La Paz in Madrid.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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