Blepharoplasty: eyelid surgery is an “eye lift”, a surgical intervention that aims to correct eyelid aging process through the removal of extra fat and skin of the upper and/or lower eyelid in order to redefine the shape of the eyes. This surgery takes away the “tired look”, corrects the dark circles and gives the face a gaze of youth.
It lasts 30 minutes to 1h30. It can be done under local anesthesia with sedation in a day surgery unit.
Prior to anesthesia the surgeon will draw the incisions lines. For the upper eyelid-blepharoplasty, the excess skin and fat are removed using a horizontal incision at 1 cm above the eyelashes (where a normal horizontal line is seen). For the lower eyelid-blepharoplasty, there are two types of approach:
- External approach through subciliary incision in case of excess fat and skin
- Internal approach by transconjonctival incision in case of fat excess only
Qualified patients for the surgery
This surgery usually concerns individuals over 35 years old but if younger patients suffer from hereditary excessive drop of eyelids or under eye bags, this medical intervention becomes a considerable option for them.
Ideal condidates should acquire a good physical and mental health.
when considering to undergo this surgery, smokers and alcohol consumers should quit smoking for several weeks before and alcohol consumers ought to reduce considerably their consumption before and after the intervention in order to prevent possible complications and reduce the period of recovery.
Post operative period
Edema and ecchymoses (bruises) disappear within 7 to 10 days. The patient should use antibiotic eyedrops and put ice packs. The final result is obtained within one month and lasts for years.
Also, the surgeon will be discussing with you all possible risks, your expectations and the process of recovery. He will carry out a medical examination for more caution and will get you mentally and physically prepared for the surgery.
Duration of stay
The duration of stay for a blepharoplasty in Tunisia is usually 7 nights/8 days.
This time will allow your physician to provide you with an optimal follow up.
He will also see you at his office the day preceding your return back home and remove external stitches.
The recovery period spent in Tunisia is usually quite beneficial and allows most of our patients to resume their professional activities as soon as they arrive home.
See” personalized quotation” in NEWLINE which includes:
- Hospital fees
- Surgeon and anesthesiologist fees
- Full or half board five star hotel the transfers (airport, clinic, hotel)
- The garment, silicone implants (in case of buttock or breast augmentation) and follow ups it doesn’t include: the blood exams, the medication after your discharge from the hospital and abroad phone calls from the hotel.
Evidently, the cost of the surgery vary depending on the patient and the complexity of the surgical intervention.
|Blepharoplasty 4 eyelids||1800 €||3 Nights|