Health Benefits of Blepharoplasty

Posted by Dr. Julian De Silva | February 20th, 2017

Blepharoplasty, more commonly referred to as Eyelid Surgery, provides individuals with a facial rejuvenation by freshening up the appearance of your eyes and in some people can improve vision. Loose skin and fullness around the upper eyelids can fold over the upper eyelid that can affect vision and interfere with work-related activities. Eyelid surgery often requires removing loose skin and lifts the weight from the upper eyelid, improving both the appearance of the eyelids and vision. Blepharoplasty is a procedure which extracts excess skin by removing and repositioning soft tissue, fat and muscle to more naturally suit your face and correct vision.

This procedure is one of the most highly respected plastic surgeries and has benefited many patients in the United Kingdom. Dr. Julian De Silva provides a customized approach based on the patient’s unique facial composure and proudly utilizes all of the latest technology to provide natural results. His cutting-edge procedure is not only rejuvenating appearances, but providing a host of health benefits as well. The highly regarded cosmetic surgeon is proud to feature a one to two week recovery period from eye lift surgery.

Four benefits of undergoing Blepharoplasty

  • Rejuvenated appearance: Guess what causes bags and puffiness can wreak havoc underneath your eyes? The sullen appearance may be attributed to lack of sleep, but the real culprit is actually excess skin and fat coming forwards as a bulge, all eyelid surgery needs to be tailored to the individual person. Blepharoplasty reduces skin, resulting in a more youthful and refreshed appearance. Although many patients try creams and potions to try and improve this appearance, often the changes require blepharoplasty to make a true difference.
  • Reducing fine lines: During eyelid surgery, a remarkable thing happens. The skin surrounding your eyes is lifted, which reduces the amount of lines, wrinkles and creases evident on your face. Dr. De Silva specializes in the art of facial cosmetic surgery and proudly incorporates advanced techniques into each treatment.
  • Headaches related to vision: In certain circumstances, the excess skin can weigh heavily on the upper eyelids resulting in headaches. In some patients removing the loose skin and opening up the eyelids can relieve the weight on the eyelids and treat the cause of the headaches.
  • Improved vision: Did you know drooping upper eyelid skin can effect the edges of the vision. Excess soft tissue can reduce visibility, Dr. De Silva’s techniques assisted procedure safely improves vision with this revolutionary procedure.

It is imperative to note cosmetic surgery can provide you with impressive results but isn’t the solution for major medical concerns. If you have a significant ophthalmological condition including diabetes, glaucoma or dry eyes it is important you notify your plastic surgeon before undergoing surgery so necessary precautions can be taken which for some patients may required additional safety tests.

Why choose Dr. De Silva

Dr. Julian De Silva, MD is an experienced facial plastic surgeon based out of London and is considered one of the United Kingdom’s best plastic surgeons with a specialty in eyes, nose face and neck areas. Whatever your reason for opting for blepharoplasty, you deserve the best possible surgeon. Please contact our office today to schedule your consultation.

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