Poets and singers have always sung about eyes and eyelids, and they are right. It is the eyes and eyelids that reflect our facial expressions and our psychological, mood and physical condition as well. Sagging eyelids may not only be an aesthetic problem, they mask our facial expressions and make them tired, and sad even if these are not our true feelings.
This is not all, as loose eyelids add a health problem to the aesthetic and psychological problems that cause them, and this is because they hide part of the periphery of vision, and this problem may turn into a major crisis when driving cars or dealing with some electrical equipment and machinery, which may be dangerous to life. It is surprising that many men and women resort to a plastic surgeon to solve the problems of the relaxation of their eyelids, making eyelid plastic surgery one of the most famous operations in the whole world.
Eyelid surgery is usually performed in the same process with a face lift, a blepharoplasty, and an eyebrow lift or tightening operation in a group of operations known as rejuvenation and freshness of the face, and men and women usually begin this procedure after the age of thirty
What is blepharoplasty?
It is a surgery performed to improve the appearance of the eyelid, and this surgery can be performed either to beautify and tighten the upper eyelids, or to tighten the lower eyelids only, or to beautify both eyelids together.
This process may be done for the purpose of correcting some of the functional problems that occur on the eyelid due to its sagging and drooping, and through it the surgeon can restore youth and vitality to the area around the eyes. Eyelid surgery can specifically address the following problems,
and get rid of the following:
- Sagging or flabby skin that forms folds and wrinkles makes the natural shape of the upper eyelid disrupted, sometimes distorting vision.
- Excess fatty deposits that cause eyelids to swell.
- Cysts, fatty clumps and swelling under the eyes.
- The lower eyelid, which reveals the white of the eye, is drooped under the pupil.
- Excess skin and fine wrinkles in the lower eyelid.