Blepharoplasty (eyelids surgery)

When is a cosmetic blepharoplasty indicated?

A cosmetic eyelid surgery is indicated to improve and refresh your look, by giving a more youthful appearance.

What benefits does a conservative blepharoplasty have?

The main benefits of a conservative approach are obtained by treating only the specific concerns on the eyelids and periorbital area according to the patient’s requirement. A conservative blepharoplasty can be performed in order to just remove excess of skin, removing or adding fat and treating orbicular muscles. A blepharoplasty can be combined with a minimally invasive procedure like a brow lift to restore the position of the eyebrows, or eyelid Lipofilling to correct hollowness.

The main benefits you can obtain from Dr Bukret’s blepharoplasty are: natural results, minimal scars and a safe surgery with a short recovery period.

How long does a blepharoplasty surgery take?

The surgery takes 1 to 2 hours average.

What kind of anesthesia is used for blepharoplasty?

Although blepharoplasty can be performed under local anesthesia, in most cases it is necessary to do a deep sedation, since this procedure is frequently performed in conjunction with a Minimally Invasive Facelift or other facial surgery.

How long is the recovery time after having a blepharoplasty surgery?

There are bruises and swelling that subside in 7 to 10 days after blepharoplasty. After this period you will feel comfortable to do social activities.

What are the post-operative care measures?

  • Antibiotics
  • Antiinflamatories to reduce swelling and disconfort level
  • Elevating your head and use cold compresses for the first 48 hours to reduce swelling
  • Physical activity is restricted for 7 days

These pre and post-op care recommendations also apply for blepharoplasty

How can I obtain a personal evaluation and Doctor’s recommendation about blepharoplasty?

If you are currently in Buenos Aires schedule a personal consultation; if you are out of Buenos Aires, Argentina get an online evaluation following the instructions. Dr Bukret will be very pleased to recommend the best for you!

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