The eyes are the focus of attention of our face, over time this important area loses its youth look, when this happens blepharoplasty is cosmetic surgery to be performed.
Blepharoplasty is the surgery to rejuvenate the eyelids by reshaping periocular tissues. It is done mainly for aesthetic reasons, but in some cases is made only for optical reasons, since the fall of the skin of the upper eyelids can cause a reduction in the visual field.
Fibrotendinous lax structures that comes with age primarily causes two changes to palpebral level. On the one hand, orbital fat, which occupies much of the orbit and goes forward, becoming visible on the skin and leading to colloquially known “bags”. Second, stretching and sagging skin, orbicularis muscle and tendons of the eyelids leading to wrinkles, folds and a decrease in the eyelids.
Blepharoplasty is usually performed under local anesthesia, and in many cases is also used intravenous sedation for patient comfort, it is an outpatient procedure.