Does blepharoplasty change shape?
Bleparoplasty is not designed to change the shape of the eye. Ideally your eye shape should look the same before and after the surgery. In some instances where the lower eyelid is drooping, the lower eyelid can be restored to a more normal position. During your consultation Dr.
Will I look different after blepharoplasty?
While results do vary, you should expect to see brighter, tighter, and more open eyes after cosmetic upper eyelid blepharoplasty. The results can be subtle but impactful. You should look natural, yet more alert and rested, more youthful, and more vibrant.
Why do my eyes look smaller after blepharoplasty?
The eyes appear asymmetrical
Having mismatched or asymmetrical eyelids after blepharoplasty is a common mistake that can occur with Eye Lid surgery. It can occur due to the tissues having been over-excited – or simply due to natural changes in the way each eye responded to surgery or to healing processes.
How long after blepharoplasty will I look normal?
When to Expect Full Recovery After Blepharoplasty
Around six weeks, you will start to see the final result of your eyelid surgery. Mild residual swelling may still be present as the delicate tissues around your eyes continue to adjust, but your eyes will be noticeably refreshed, alert and younger-looking.
Does upper eyelid surgery make you look younger?
An eyelid lift can produce significant results by tightening the skin around the eyes, removing wrinkles or puffiness, and providing a younger appearance.
What can go wrong with upper eyelid surgery?
Possible risks of eyelid surgery include: Infection and bleeding. Dry, irritated eyes. Difficulty closing your eyes or other eyelid problems.
How do you prevent scarring after upper eyelid surgery?
Helpful techniques for reducing scarring after blepharoplasty may include:
- Practice appropriate incision and scar care.
- Avoid direct sun exposure.
- Use sunscreen.
- Do not smoke.
- Use scar creams, ointments, and other products as recommended by your surgeon.
How long does it take for scars to fade after blepharoplasty?
While these scars heal to an almost unnoticeable form, the incisions can take up to a year to heal, although most cases are at their worst around six weeks. Eyelid position can be affected by the bruising and swelling that occurs, but this usually corrects itself within six weeks or so.
What do you look like right after eyelid surgery?
Your eyelids will probably look puffy after surgery. The incisions will probably look red, too. The swelling and bruising involved with blepharoplasty recovery tend to resemble a black eye. That is all normal.