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Eyelid Lift Surgery
Eyelid lift in Turkey is a surgical procedure that tightens the eyelids by removing the sagging skin and accumulated fats from both lower and upper eyelids, and reshaping them to fit the appearance of the eyes. The procedure takes about two hours, if it involves both upper and lower eyelids.
It also has some low-risk side effects, such as swelling, but it disappears within one or two weeks. The results of the upper eyelid lasts for 5-7 years, while it is rare for the person to undergo the lower eyelid surgery again, because it lasts for a long time.
Eyelid Lift Techniques
The technique used at our medical center is the surgical method only, by which a surgical incision is made in both eyelids through surgical instruments, then the excess fat and sagging skin are removed, tightening the eyelids, and rejuvenating the face again.
Candidates For Eyelid Lift
The candidate for eyelid lift should be:
Healthy, has no certain diseases which might hinder eyelid lifting, or lead to complications during or after the operation, the most common diseases are:
Some necessary recommendations that must be followed by the patient before the surgery to lift the eyelids:
Carry out the necessary medical tests.
Take certain medications prescribed by the doctor, which help undergoing the surgery.
Inform your doctor about the current medications you have taken, before the procedure.
Stop smoking for at least a month before the surgery.
Avoid taking aspirin, NSAIDs or herbal supplements that lead to bleeding and swelling, for at least two weeks before the operation.
Stop taking stimulants, such as Arabic coffee and alcohol, for at least two weeks before the operation, because it might hinder the anesthesia process.
Avoid taking blood thinners, such as green tea, as they may cause severe bleeding delaying the recovery period.
Post-Operative Instructions For Eyelid Lift
Some necessary instructions that must be followed after the eyelid lift:
Use ice packs on the eyes for 10 minutes every hour immediately after the operation. On the next day, you should use it four to five times during the day.
Clean the eyelids nicely with using eye drops and certain ointments prescribed by the doctor.
Avoid stress or hard activity, which might delay the recovery period, for a week after the operation.
Stop swimming for at least one week after the operation.
Avoid doing hard exercise, for at least a week after the operation.
Avoid scratching your eyes.
Do not use eye lenses for at least two weeks after the operation.
Wear black glasses, to protect the eyelids from the sun and wind.
When you lie down or sleep, you should raise your head more than your chest, for a few days after the operation.
Avoid taking blood thinners, such as aspirin, ibuprofen and herbal supplements, for at least a week after the operation, because it might lead to bleeding.
Eyelid Lift Stages
The eyelid lift has three basic stages:
Anesthesia: to ensure that the patient is comfortable and does not feel any pain during the operation, the patient is given either a local or general anesthesia. Usually the doctor chooses the best type of anesthesia, which fits the patient.
Surgical incision: In general, the incision lines are planned accurately so that the scars can be hidden within the natural lines of the eyelid. For the upper eyelid, the doctor tightens it by making a surgical incision within the natural lines of the eyelid, removing or repositioning the excess fat under the skin, as well as tightening of the muscles and getting rid of the sagging skin.For the lower eyelid, the incision is made under the lower lash line, to remove or reposition the fat consistently.
Incision closing: The incision is closed by stitches, then removed after one week.
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