Blepharoplasty is a small surgical procedure that eliminates the excess skin on the upper and lower parts of the eye and those sagging pockets under the eyes. Such condition usually leaves the patient’s face looking old and sagging. Blepharoplasty represents an anti-aging rejuvenating treatment for the entire face.
As you age, your eyelids stretch, and the muscles supporting them weaken. As a result, excess fat may gather above and below your eyelids, causing sagging eyebrows, droopy upper lids and bags under your eyes.
Besides making you look older, severely sagging skin around your eyes can reduce your side vision (peripheral vision), especially the upper and outer parts of your field of vision. Blepharoplasty can reduce or eliminate these vision problems and make your eyes appear younger and more alert.
Blepharoplasty is a minor eye surgical procedure that is done at Poliklinika Markušić and it usually lasts for two hours. After the procedure, the patient goes home for recovery. The stitches are taken out after six days, while the small scars that are left usually disappear two to three weeks after the procedure.
Patients who would like to refresh their facial skin and the overall facial expression and those who have visual problems cause by the excess skin on the upper and lower eye. Prior to the treatment, patients should make the standard blood and urine tests.
The excess skin and under-eye pockets are removed, the skin in these areas feels and looks tightened, the whole face looks refreshed.
Individual, depending on the patient, but usually it takes 10 days to fully recover.