Blepharoplasty Surgery Is Performed
Upper blepharoplasty or upper eyelid surgery aims to remove extra fat and skin on the upper area
of the eye to enhance its appearance. In addition, there are also people who resort to upper blepharoplasty
purposely to improve their peripheral vision. These two advantages make this type of enhancement procedure very
popular to many.
Upper Blepharoplasty Procedure
Normally, the surgeon
would mark the amount of the skin to be excised. The incision will be made on the eyelid folds following its
natural route from side to side and would sometimes extend outward up until lateral canthus. Another incision will
be made just above the first incision without any particular distance.The basis however is the amount of the skin
to be extracted.
Next is the opening of the orbital septum following its entire
stretch to expose the fat bags that covers the levator aponeurosis. Afterwards, the first pocket will be removed
through the process called dissection, clamping, removal and cauterization. Usually, the second pocket will need
deeper dissection but the removal will still be done the same way as how the first pocket was removed.
Lastly, the skin peripheries will be closed by using either
permanent sutures or dissolving sutures. However, the permanent suture will likely to produce better and finer
The advantages of Upper Blepharoplasty
One of the best
benefits of upper blepharoplasty is that it is a very safe operation. This is because our eyes are considered as
the central point of the face and therefore should be treated subtly. Not only that, the cost of upper
blepharoplasty procedure is relatively low and most importantly, the recovery period is fast and less
Limitations of the surgery
blepharoplasty is performed forcefully on weakened eyebrow,it may weaken the brow even more. Also, if the condition
of the patient is showing true ptosis, blepharoplasty is not the best solution to this problem. In addition,
blepharoplasty can only provide minimal improvement to wrinkles settled on lateral
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