Blepharochalase surgery is an ophthalmic surgeon surgery.
These operations are for 2 reasons:
Functional - felt discomfort, because the excess skin of the upper eyelids obstructs vision, narrows the field of vision, usually more obstructed lateral, i.e. external acupuncture. The excess skin reaches and covers the eyelashes with advanced stage, pushes them in, makes it difficult to blink. In the mornings, the eyelids are gloomy, it is harder to open up, the papilloma can form on the skin due to the large envelopes, and even eye inflammations and infections can occur.
Aesthetic - functional disorders are not observed, there is no visual impairment, but the patient does not like the fallen eyelids and he wants to remove the visually impaired skin folds for aesthetic reasons. After the operation, patients feel younger and more beautiful, more confident, leading to improved quality of life.
How is an eyelid surgery performed?
First, the lines on the upper eyelids, where the incisions are made, are marked. The first cut is done at the bottom of the skin, and the second cut is made about 2-3 millimeters after the skin is cut. A checkered skin overlay is designed to allow the patient to close completely after the procedure. After the disinfection of the operation field, local anesthesia is performed. Anesthetics and adrenaline are used for anesthesia. It is needed for less bleeding during surgery and less hematoma (bruising). In the case of the upper eyelid greasy hernia, it is additionally anesthetized, performed and removed. After removing the excess skin, the wound is stitched. The wound is disinfected and the salmon is injected into the eyes. Special patches are applied and a sterile bandage is recommended, which is recommended for the next morning.
Cutting lines Cuts
Are the procedures painful?
Surgical removal of the derivatives is performed in the local anesthesia when the analgesics are injected only at the site where the excess skin is removed. This means that patients do not feel pain during surgery. During local anesthesia, you may feel an unpleasant tension at the site of the procedure, which is felt as if a bee stings until a needle is inserted and local anesthetics are injected. It may be a bit painful, but the barrier of each pain is individual. Stretching and hematoma will occur after surgery, but they will go away after 2 weeks.
How to deal with this operation?
It is not recommended to drink hot drinks or to consume very hot foods, physical activity is restricted - at least 1 month should be refrained from sports, entertainment and intensive household chores.
After surgery, it is recommended to freeze the area (around the eyebrows, at the point of incision and slightly below) - as long as possible and as much as possible to reduce swelling and less hematoma. Depending on the intensity of the bleeding, it is recommended to freeze from 1 to 3 days.
It is recommended to sleep a little higher - on 2 pillows, and it is not recommended to lie on the left or right side, because the envelope on which the bed can swing.
It is recommended to take moisturizing or antibiotic drops after removal. If everything is fine and good - the thread can be removed after 7 days. It is then recommended to apply the antibiotic with the hormone ointment to prevent infection and soften the scars. You can then use lubricants for scars.
Can Scarring Be After Surgery?
The likelihood of scarring will remain - as with every operation performed. Appearance is highly dependent on the individual characteristics of the organism, so each case is unique. Talk to your doctor before performing an operation. Tell us about previous operations or injuries that may have left scars. Your doctor will check and advise you on possible scars and their further treatment. Even with scarring, scars can be reduced using special ointments that help the scar to soften and become less visible.