About the surgery

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Drooping eyelids, crow’s feet, dark circles of tiredness and signs of aging are common in the eye zone and this situation does not please everyone.

To correct these problems, blepharoplasty is a plastic surgery that can soften this picture, rejuvenating the face and provided well being in the patient’s life.

Blepharoplasty is a procedure in which the surgeon succeeds through incisions in the eyelids, eliminate the pockets of fat and soften the drooping eyelids. Before surgery, the specialist carefully marks the incision sites so that the lines and facial creases are hidden in the skin or between the eyelashes.

Before the surgery

To perform blepharoplasty, the patient needs to be in good physical health and align the emotional expectations with the surgeon. In addition to undergoing medical evaluation, the patient will probably have to undergo blood tests.

It is not advisable to use anticoagulant drugs before surgery. Drink and smoke should also be out of the patient’s routine before the procedure and 8 hours before surgery, it is necessary to do absolute fasting.

Care

After surgery it is common for the operated region to become tender and slightly swollen, so the rest time varies from one week to one month. During this time, care should be stepped up to ensure safe healing and proper recovery.

So pay attention to the tips:

  • Avoid exposure to the sun, wind and cold;
  • Avoid scratching the eyes;
  • Do not lie on your side;
  • When making compresses, use saline;
  • Sleep with two pillows to keep your head elevated;
  • If in doubt, mark an appointment to the doctor;

Hospitals

Excellent hospitals for plastic surgery

Choosing an excellent hospital with all the necessary infrastructure guarantees quality surgery and an excellent patient experience. Nowadays for the plastic surgery process, a quality hospital is as important as a skilled and experienced staff.

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Israeli Hospital Albert Einstein

Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein is considered one of the best hospitals in Latin America and regarding plastic surgery, it has a good structure offering all the security that the patient and the plastic surgeon need.

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Moriah Hospital

The Moriah Hospital that started work in 2016 came to compete with the best hospitals in the city. The hospital has excellent infrastructure, including ICU, Diagnostic Center and more attractive prices.

Common questions

Know the most common questions

With so many options for plastic surgery, some doubts are common and frequent about this type of procedure. To facilitate, we have gathered the main doubts. If you have any other questions, do not hesitate to schedule your review!

Blepharoplasty surgery is a procedure in which the surgeon can achieve incisions on the eyelids, eliminate fat pockets and soften the drooping eyelids. It consists of the procedure performed on the upper and lower blepharo. In both the procedure is quite quiet as well as its postoperative.

The results of the procedure are already perceptible right after surgery, but most of the swelling disappears within 1 week postoperatively.

With advances in medication and equipment technology for patient monitoring, general anesthesia became the safest when properly indicated.

Today in all major procedures, general anesthesia is the best choice of anesthesia. It is superior to many other alternatives offered. General anesthesia performed in a modern surgical center, with the latest equipment and medications.

In this way we can offer more safety, better monitoring, better control of the anesthesia itself, as well as better comfort for the patient.

Both are placed in strategic places so that they become imperceptible soon after the surgery. In the upper eyelid the incisions are made in the eyelid sulcus and the lower eyelid is held close to the eyelashes.

It is advisable to avoid the exposure of the scars to the sun in the first months, even with sunscreen.

This happens because the scars do not have the same amount of pigments to protect the skin from the action of the sun rays and under exposure, they are prone to darken, therefore the daily use of sunscreen over the operated area is very important.

The blepharoplasty surgery has a postoperative period with little discomfort compared to other procedures. It is important to note that it is necessary to apply cold compresses to avoid as much swelling as possible and improve recovery. On average, within 1 week it is possible to return to normal activities, but with caution.

There are no postoperative pains and this happens due to the prescription of pain-specific medications.

As well as a good surgical technique, as following your surgeon’s guidelines are decisive for getting the best possible results after discharge.

If you plan to perform any surgical procedure, consult our team to clarify all the particulars involved in the recovery process.