The eyelid surgeries is one of the most commonly performed surgery on face. The compliments about eyelid are excess skin on upper eyelid, falling down in upper eyelids or bags in the lower eyelid.
Excess skin on the eyelids is marked before surgery. The purpose of this operation is removing bags under eyes and removing the excess loosened skin.
Eyelid surgeries are divided into two; upper and lower eyelid surgeries.
Eyelid surgery takes between 1 to 1.5 hours. Generally patient does not stay in hospital after the operation is performed. But if the operation is performed under general anesthesia, patient may stay in hospital for one night.
Patients who are operated with local anesthesia, they can be discharged from hospital, after they take rest for 2-3 hours. After operation, a thin plaster is placed on top of eyelid and under eyelid.
The plaster and sutures can be removed after 3-4 days, patients can participate in daily life actively. Redness and bruising which occur after surgery on the eyelids are healed after 10-15 days. Local anesthesia, is a process that enhances the comfort of the doctor and patient. After surgery, a special and additional procedure is not needed. Only protection of the area from the sun as much as possible is recommended.