No matter how well you take care of yourself, if you do exercise or sleep enough; the area of your eyes is one of the first places that reveals your age. Eyelid surgery can give your eyes a fresh and rejuvenated look by eliminated the skin and fat pockets of your eyelids. Dr. Juan Carlos Olmedo, certified plastic surgeon, is able to do the eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty) to improve your facial appearance to give you a natural look.
Trusting a doctor with a facial surgery is important because they need to be able to combine their abilities with their knowledge as well as having good ethics. For many people, Dr. Olmedo is an excellent choice for eyelid surgery. As well of being a certified plastic surgeon by the Mexican Association of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Olmedo has a positive personality and is accessible which provides confidence and peace at the moment of deciding the way of improving your facial appearance.
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Eyelid surgery, known as blepharoplasty, is appropriate for healthy adults of all ages who have realistic expectations about the surgery in improving their image. This surgery is about all the area around the eye, and it could be a good choice for you if you have:
For a complete facial rejuvenation, Dr. Olmedo can combine the eyelid surgery with eyebrow lift surgery or a facelift. Sometimes an eyebrow lift can improve the area of the eyebrow/eyelid, helping create a better look. Dr. Olmedo will help you make the decision after your physical examination and discuss your options.
The surgery is generally done with local anesthesia, which will numb the area around your eyes, and intravenous sedation. You will be wide-awake throughout the whole surgery, but you will be relaxed and won’t feel pain.
Generally, the blepharoplasty takes about 1 to 3 hours depending on the work that is going to be done and if all 4 eyelids will be worked on. Typically in this procedure, the surgeons make an incision following the natural border of your eyelid: right on the fold of your upper eyelid and underneath your eyelash on your lower eyelid. Working through these incisions, the surgeon will separate the skin from the internal fat tissue and muscle, extracting any excess fat and cutting the skin and saggy muscles. Fine stitches are used to close the incision.
The skin on your eyelids become saggy due to aging. The muscles weaken and the fat deposits around your eye usually cause eye bags on the upper and lower part. The best candidates for eyelid surgery.
Before the surgery, the surgeon will make some points of incision following the line and natural folds of your upper and lower eyelid.
Fat can be extracted from underneath the skin as well as the excessive skin and muscle.
The surgeon closes the incisions with fine stitches, which would leave hardly visible scars.
After the surgery the upper eyelids doesn’t fall and the skin underneath the eyes have a more firm and plain look.
Most of the patients who get an eyelid surgery enjoy of a youthful and fresh look for many years. Have in mind that any aesthetic surgery doesn’t stop aging from occurring. You can also have long lasting results maintaining a diet and healthy lifestyle by not smoking and preventing sun exposure by using sunscreen.
Recovery from blepharoplasty is minimum, it might be probable that you go back to work and reinitiate your daily activities in less than 10 days after the surgery. Recovery time varies, depending if you combine this with other facial surgeries like eyebrow lift or facelift. Bruises around your eyes should be gone after 2 weeks in which many women can hide with makeup. You should not do any vigorous exercise for 3 weeks after the surgery.
Dr. Olmedo is able to restore a youthful and rested look around your eyes with eyelid surgery and eyebrow lift. Request more information online or call Olmedo’s Plastic Surgery at +53 33 3642 7084.