Small Guide blepharoplasty

Written by: Dr. Jose Maria Palacin
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Blepharoplasty is a surgical technique aimed at correcting some of the most frequent originator defects in the eyelids , such as excess of fat bags , excess skin and malposition of them, especially in the lower eyelid, where in a way Frequent there is an excess of flaccidity inevitably associated with age.

The technique is based on the treatment of excess fat and skin, without the need to act on the orbicular muscle of the eyelids, thus maintaining its full function. This technique is always associated with the performance of a canthoplasty that corrects the possibility of malposition of the lower eyelid while correcting the exaggerated laxity and repositioning the external canthus of the eye.


Aesthetic blepharoplasty

Basically, blepharoplasty is an aesthetic surgery intervention, although it must be emphasized that sometimes it may be necessary for health. When the excess skin on the upper eyelids limits the visual field and when excessive laxity of the lower eyelid makes it difficult to protect the eyeball we should resort to a blepharoplasty for health.


Benefits and risks of blepharoplasty

The benefits of a blepharoplasty of the characteristics that we have described are aesthetic and functional: the palpebral opening is greater and the excess of skin and fat will disappear. At the same time, the eyelids will work better, protecting the eyeball better and keeping it moist.

The intervention is usually performed under local anesthesia and sedation , minimizing anesthetic risks in this way. It requires a meticulous technique to obtain good results.

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By Dr. Jose Maria Palacin
Plastic surgery

Dr. Palacín is a prestigious specialist in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has more than 30 years of experience in the profession and extensive training in various fields of specialty, having made stays at the Pitanguy Clinic in Rio de Janeiro, the Fox Hospital in Paris and the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat de New York. In fact, the doctor is a reference in rhinoplasty nationally and internationally. Together with his team he has made around 9,000 interventions. Throughout his career he has combined his care work with teaching, being a resident MIR tutor in the Associated Teaching Unit for Aesthetic Surgery at Teknon Medical Center and a visiting professor at multiple congresses and speeches in the specialty. At the same time, it also develops an important disclosing task, giving symposiums of the specialty. He currently works at the Teknon Medical Center and is head of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit of the Sant Esperit Hospital in Santa Coloma de Gramanet.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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