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Dr. Nihal Boratac: "7 Things You Should Know About Droopy Eyelids"

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

By Emel Gerdaneri • Medical review by Nihal Boratac, MD

Dr. Nihal Boratac: “7 Things You Should Know About Droopy Eyelids”

Blepharoplasty, which is often called "eyelid surgery", is a surgical procedure that is most often applied to correct sagging around the eyes, drooping eyelids and to achieve a younger appearance.

Nihal Boratac MD explained 7 important issues to Newlyme about droopy eyelids:
Nihal Boratac MD whatsapp"Eyelid surgery, blepharoplasty, is a very popular and frequently applied surgical procedure. Eyelid surgery is an treatment that is highly preferred by those who have sagging eyelid problems due to its very reasonable average price, fast recovery time and overall effectiveness.

It is the third most popular cosmetic procedure worldwide, with an increasing rise almost every year.

The reason is that the deformation of the upper eyelid over time affects individuals negatively both in terms of aesthetics and health.

Those who do research for blepharoplasty, especially in digital media, read the comments of those who have had eyelid surgery and try to have information.

In fact, the best thing to do is to make an appointment with a few doctors who performed this operation, to be examined and to ask questions directly to the doctor.

During the first consultation, the surgeon considers some important points and performs the examination.

Now, I would like to briefly share with you 7 different topics that should be known about eyelid surgery.

1. Eyelid Surgery Is Not Just For Sagging

eyelid surgery before and afterAlthough sagging of the eyelids is the biggest cause, eyelid surgery can also correct puffiness in the upper eyelids, typically caused by excess fat deposits, folds around the eyelids, and bags under the eyes.

The operation also has health benefits. I have had many patients who had difficulty reading due to drooping eyelids and sagging skin, and we fixed the problems with a practical application.

2. Eyelid Surgery Can Be Suitable For Everyone

eyelid surgery can be suitable for everyoneThe best candidates are adult men or women with healthy facial tissue and healthy facial muscles.

Eyelid surgery is an operation suitable for women or men of all age groups who are uncomfortable with excess and sagging skin and adipose tissue above and under the eyes, who feel unhappy when they look in the mirror, who want to get rid of a sad, tired, old and unhappy expression.

The initial consultation is very important to ensure that a patient will fully benefit from eyelid surgery.

3. Eyelid Surgery Recovery Process Is Quite Short

eyelid surgery recovery process is quite shortCompared to other cosmetic surgery procedures, the recovery time of eyelid surgery is short. Patients can resume their normal activities within an average of 1 week.

Major post-operative side effects may include swelling, bruising, irritation and dry eye, all of which can be treated with medication and ointments.


4. The Results of Eyelid Surgery Are Long Lasting

results of eyelid surgeryAlthough the results after eyelid surgery vary from patient to patient, generally speaking, it is possible to get a lifelong result.

5. Eyelid Surgery Prices Are Low

eyelid surgery pricesPlastic surgery procedures are not cheap, but eyelid surgery is one of the most affordable methods.

6. Highly Effective

In addition to its minimal risk, the procedure is also quite effective.

It is so effective in achieving a youthful appearance that many people who are afraid of facelift surgery now prefer to have only eyelid aesthetics instead of a full facelift.

7. It is Fast

eyelid surgeryBlepharoplasty is a fast procedure that can be completed in as little as an hour, usually.

For this reason, we can say that the minimal risks of the procedure, the rapid recovery of the patients, and the advantages of eyelid surgery in general in all respects. 

Written on 03/11/2020


Last Update: 16/08/2022

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