DOUBLE FOLD EYELID

Is a surgery for revising imperfections, irregularities, and disfigurations of the eyelids; and for aesthetically transforming the eye section of the face that includes restoring droopy eyelids by get rid of excess skin, muscle and fat. Degree varies from one person to another, hereditary disposition, aging and stress are some factors why the eye section needs the surgery. When eyelids stretch, and the muscles supporting them weaken, as well as excess fat may gather above and below your eyelids, causing sagging eyebrows, drooping upper lids and bags under your eyes. In addition to creating an aged and stressed look, severely sagging skin around your eyes can impair your peripheral or side vision. Blepharoplasty can decrease or eradicate such problem.

Another type is the Asian Blepharoplasty commonly called double-eyelid surgery refers to surgery intended to place a pretarsal crease in Asian eyes that are absent a fold. Patients typically desire to look more bright-eyed and want to make applying eyeliner easier.

Am I a good candidate? A good candidate for eyelid surgery could be a combination or one below:

  • Excess skin concealing the natural fold of the upper eyelids
  • Loose skin droopy down from the upper eyelids, perhaps impairing vision
  • A swollen appearance to the upper eyelids, making the eyes look worn-out
  • Bags and dark circles under the eyes
  • Lower eyelid droopiness
  • Has single eyelid fold and desires to have a double- eyelid fold.

Risks

BTXAesthetic eyelid surgery can usually correct these problems, though other treatments may also need to be considered.
Some examples follow. If the upper eyelid condition is accompanied by sagging of the eyebrows, then a forehead lift may be recommended. To smooth out the crow’s feet may be accomplished with Broadband light treatment, Thermage, BTX® or fillers such as Hyaluronic Acid or any laser resurfacing procedures as prescribed.

What is it like during the Consultation ?

Suggestively essential to have a clear idea of your eye’s appearance, how will it look and, in the same manner, bear in mind that there are limitations to the procedure.

On the consultation

  • We may use Vectra M3, a perfect fit for today’s aesthetic practice; the VECTRA M3 delivers extraordinary performance in an advanced 3D imaging solution. Instantly capture detailed 3D images of the face, neck and you can see projected result or at least make it a reserve image in comparing the result afterwards.
  • You should come to the consultation prepared to discuss your medical history includes information about any medical conditions you may have, medical treatments you have received, previous surgeries including any facial surgeries or previous eye operations, injuries, and medications that you currently take.
  • You should come to the consultation prepared to discuss your medical history includes information about any medical conditions you may have, medical treatments you have received, previous surgeries including any facial surgeries or previous eye operations, injuries, and medications that you currently take.
  • Surgeon will conduct a routine and painless examination of your eye and surrounding features
  • Your skin quality as well as the size and shape of your eyes and its relationship to your other facial features will be carefully studied.
  • Dermaster’s surgeon wants to be informed if you have allergies, especially if they affect your eyes.
  • High blood pressure, thyroid problems, diabetes, et al. should be studied as these medical situations may increase some risks related with eyelid surgery.
  • Discussion with the usage of contact lenses or any Lasik, cataract or any eye surgery will be likely discussed.
  • Any other optical condition will be carefully assessed so it is very important for you to provide complete information.
  • Dermaster’s plastic surgeon will provide additional data during the actual consultation.

This will aid your plastic surgeon to grasp your expectations and determine whether it can realistically be achieved or meet.

How is it performed?

The personalized technique that your plastic surgeon recommends will be contingent on many aspects such as the position of your eyebrows, volume of excess fat and characteristic and condition of the skin and muscles in the eyelid areas. Because of individual factors, not everyone will achieve the same results from eyelid surgery. Your plastic surgeon will select the surgical technique that he or she feels will obtain the best outcome for you.

Blepharoplasty can be done on upper eyelids, lower eyelids – or both at the same time.

Types of Incision and Techniques Involved

  • During the course of surgery, incisions are made in the natural folds of the eyelid, in the crease of the upper eyelid and just beneath the lashes or behind the lower eyelid.
  • While you are lying down during blepharoplasty, your surgeon will make precise markings to designate where excess skin and fat pads need to be removed. Some underlying muscle also may be removed.
  • These tissues are removed with surgical instruments such as scalpels, surgical scissors, radio-frequency cutting devices and sometimes cutting lasers.
  • Sutures or tissue adhesives (glue) then are carefully applied to smooth and reconfigure areas around the eyebrows and eyelids depending on the need and surgeon’s preference.

During the procedure, your surgeon will make judgments about how much skin, muscle and/or fat to remove, established on a preoperative evaluation of factors such as your underlying facial muscle structure, bone structure and the symmetry of your eyebrows and the entire face.

Can I exercise immediately?

  • Normal activities are advice as tolerated.
  • Other activities including exercise can usually be resumed within three weeks; however, strenuous and intensive exercise should be avoided during the early postoperative period.
  • In many occurrences, you may be able to return to work within a week or ten days after surgery.
  • Make up may not be applied until a week after surgery to minimized infection .

Risks and Complications

Fortunately, substantial complications from aesthetic eyelid surgery are uncommon. Every year, many thousands of people undergo eyelid surgery effectively, without undergoing any major problem.
The risks in most surgeries are similar.

Serious potential complications needs to have immediate care are the following

  • Bleeding or hematoma (an accumulation of blood under the skin that may require removal),
  • Infection. Preventive antibiotics will be given after surgery to reduce the risk of infection.
  • Reactions to anesthesia.

You can help minimize certain risks by following the advice and instructions of your plastic surgeon, both before and after your eyelid surgery. Further pre and post care instruction will be provided accordingly.

Expected Results

The results of aesthetic eyelid surgery are usually long-lasting, but they may be affected by heredity and lifestyle factors.

  • Aesthetic eyelid surgery will provide an outcome of making you look more revitalized, relaxed, rested and alert.
  • Since the healing process is continuing, you should anticipate waiting for at least several weeks to get an accurate image of the results of your eyelid surgery.
  • Incisions will fade over a number of months usually becoming barely visible and are virtually unnoticeable after they have healed.

Even the aging process continues, patients are typically contented with their appearance for many years succeeding eyelid surgery but some patients find that they want to make further improvements at a later time. Always remember that the relationship with us does not end when you leave the operating theater, granting you have additional queries or apprehensions throughout your recovery, you should communicate with us directly.