Upper Blepharoplasty


Upper blepharoplasty or eye lift will reduce the bagginess from lower eyelids and removes excess skin from the upper eyelids. This surgery is usually done for cosmetic reasons or sometimes as a repair, to improve sight in older people whose sagging upper eyelids get in the way of their vision. The best candidates for an eye lift are people with age of 35 years of older. Eye lift can enhance your appearance and help build your confidence.

Upper blepharoplasty is usually performed under local anesthesia and intravenous sedation. The incision will be made hidden within the natural fold of the upper eyelid. In the lower eyelid, the incision will be hidden just below the lower lashes. Or. When excess fat is being removed, the incision can be placed inside the lower eyelid. Sometimes laser can be used in conjunction with this method to tighten the lower eyelid skin. Finally, suture will be applied to smoothen and reconfigure areas around the eyebrows and eyelids. Sutures are invisible when looking by eye and the stitch are self-dissolving.

Post Operative Care

  1. Apply cold compress 5 times a day, 15 minutes each time in the first 3 days after surgery.

  2. Swelling is not so much on the first day but the second day will be more swollen.

  3. After 3-4 days, the wound will dry up and swelling will be down.

  4. Avoid the wound from getting wet for 2 days. Using a soft cloth to clean the wound area.

  5. After two days’ facial wash can be done as normal, then use a soft cloth and pat dry. Do not rub the wound.

  6. After cleaning the surface, apply Lubricant ointment.

  7. Should lie head elevated (high pillow) so that blood flow to the heart area. Swelling will subside faste

  8. Do not watch a movie, read a book prolonged for 3 days after surgery.

  9. Taking medication except painkillers, it is not compulsory unless you feel any pain.