Blepharoplasty

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The eyes are one of the areas of the face where the signs of aging are most visible. On the one hand, the skin loses its elasticity and facial muscles weaken, causing the upper eyelids to relax and fall out, and on the other hand, the accumulation of fat in the lower eyelids leads to the formation of bags under the eyes.

Men can also suffer from these imperfections and the aesthetic consequences that result from them: a tired, "aged" look that generates embarrassment and fear of not liking. You can get rid of this state of mind thanks to blepharoplasty, a treatment that affects the tissues of the eyelids of the eyes, giving them back their energy, lost, and also a new vitality to the glance.

The procedure

During the first visit, I try to understand how my patient would like to see his face, assess his state of health, clarify any doubts and also explain the possible risks.

In the case of the upper eyelid I make a small incision following its natural fold (along the lashes in the case of the lower eyelid), I separate the underlying tissue from the skin and eliminate or reposition the excess fat. I tension the skin, eliminate excess wrinkles and proceed with the suture.

Once the operation is concluded, the bruises and swelling will appear and disappear in a few days. A specific gel will be used in order to relieve discomfort and keeps the scars dry and clean until the stitches are removed. The stitches removal will be performed seven days after the operation. The scars will be minimal and with time will become very small white lines.

During the recovery period, about two weeks, it is important to rest, avoid physical strain and downward or forward bending.. At the end of this period, I will visit the patient again to make sure he is completely recovered and to appreciate the results achieved: more toned skin, a brighter look and a more attractive face.

Frequently asked questions

Doubts or questions? It's only natural to have any! Below I try to answer the most frequent ones. For further clarification you can write to me at any time, I will answer as soon as possible.
01. Is it necessary to stop smoking before the operation?
Yes. In order to promote rapid recovery and reduce the risk of infection, smokers should refrain from smoking, starting at least two weeks before the operation.
02. Is it not recommended to take medication before treatment?
It is not recommended, but there is a possibility that it is necessary to stop taking them.
03. What kind of anaesthesia does blepharoplasty surgery require?
Local anaesthesia or general anaesthesia, in the case of lower eyelid surgery, may be required.
04. It is important to cover the eyes in the following days after the surgery?
Yes, during convalescence, it is advisable to use sunglasses for protective purposes and it is important to avoid rubbing.
05. Does ageing of the skin of the eyes only have aesthetic consequences?
Not only, also there are functional consequences: reduction of the visual field and damage to the eyesight.

My Approach

In my many years of experience, and thanks to the patients I have met, I have developed an approach which I use for each surgery.
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The first appointment

It is the basis of my aesthetic renewal process, in which I like to establish a direct relationship with my patient.
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The surgery

I operate with my patient's wishes and achievable results in mind to ensure an excellent result and a swift post-operative course.
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After the surgery

I will see every patient personally in their follow ups, monitoring the patient until his complete recovery. Every one of my patient will have contact with 24 hrs for any advice and I give a life time care.
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