All You Really Need To Know About Lower Eyelid Surgery

Lower eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty is an operation which will correct any defects one may have in the eyelid. Such as getting rid of those terrible bags one may have below the eyes, or removing the dark circles or eye wrinkles. Having bags under the eyelids makes one look as if they are walking around with tired eyes and it also makes you look older. The same can be said about dark circles, except that dark circles makes one also look abit unhealthy. It is important to realise that when you age your eyes will age too, this is usually the cause of loose skin or wrinkles below the eyes.

Do not worry too much though, thanks to cosmetic surgery you can have all these problems removed. It will have you looking rejuvenated and ten years younger in no time. So if you do consider having lower eyelid surgery then there are a few things you will need to do before you have the surgery done. Such as consulting a qualified cosmetic surgeon who has performed lower eyelid surgery before. He will then inform you on what the procedure entails. You could even ask about upper eyelid surgery while you are at your consultation. This would be a good idea if you have upper eyelid problems as well. Such as Dermatochalasis, which is also commonly called eye hoods or tired eyes. As this is the least expensive form of cosmetic surgery, with the information gathered you might opt to have an upper eyelid lift done as well.

A Few Questions To Ask About Lower Eyelid Surgery

It is important to be well informed about lower eyelid surgery or any other surgical procedure before you make any final decisions on having it done. The more informed you are the more prepared you will be. Good questions to ask the surgeon who will be performing the operation would be-

What type of incisions will he be making? There are a few different ways to access the lower eyelid. Some incisions can be made on the inside of the eyelid which is not visible at all. Or the incision can be made just below the eyelashes. Another question you should ask is whether the lower eyelid surgery will remove all the lines and bags under your eyes, and how long it will take for you to recover from the operation. You should know their will be some swelling and bruising and maybe some bleeding after the lower eyelid surgery is performed, but this is to be expected.