Things You Need To
Know About Getting
Cosmetic An Eye Lift
According to the eye and cosmetic surgeon Dr. James Daniel
Carpenter, a Blepharoplasty or "eye lift" is one of the
easiest, safest, and most effective procedures to consider
for cosmetic surgery. While talking with someone, you
generally look at their eyes—not their mouth, nose, or
other areas often targeted for cosmetic surgery. In case
your upper eyelids look saggy, that can make you look old,
tired, and not engaging. Therefore, getting surgery of that
redundant skin on the upper lids can make a big difference.
There are actually several types of eye lifts
The term "eye lift," mainly refers to a surgery of the upper eyelid. The surgery involves
removing excess skin, and maybe a little fat or muscle as well.
The other, less-common type of eye lift involves the lower lid or the area below your eye. Even
with this surgery, the big bags under your eyes can be easily removed. By going inside between
the eyeball and eyelid and eye and manipulating or moving fat. And the doctors just take out
every bit of that fat. However then people—when got older—would have a dull look below
their eyes. So according to experts, now it's more about redistributing that fat.
All of these are outpatient
For an upper eyelid lift, the surgery basically
involves local anesthetic either with or without
some local sedation, however, never with general
Your surgeon will mark the portion of your eyelid
he intends to remove. And then, using surgical
cutting devices, he'll trim away that skin and
close the opening with stitches. In case you're
having under-eye bags removed, there may not
even involve a visible cut. However, if the surgery
is performed on your lower lids, that procedure
is more complex and requires sedation.
All this process may also include lasering lids to
improve the quality of the scar, and to remove
signs of aging and sun damage, James Daniel
Carpenter says. For under-eye bags, your surgeon
may also vaccinate fillers to smooth the areas.
Normally recovery is quick
For an upper eyelid lift, the swelling and mark
tend to be minimal. Most people could drive
themselves home after the surgery, though
experts never recommend that.
Some people experience more bruising and
swelling than others, however, that typically
decreases after a couple days. "The stitches come
out after 3 to 5 days, and by day 6th you can apply
makeup and it will look natural as always."
During the first 24 hours, you'll need to ice your
eyes frequently to keep the swelling down. A
doctor may recommend you to apply topical
lubricants or drops for the next few days or ask
you to take antibiotics in order to prevent
infection. And you have to follow these
So, according to expert surgeon James
Daniel Carpenter, these are the few things
that you must know about getting
cosmetic an eye lift surgery.