Blepharoplasty and dermatochalasis – the main way to cure it
What is dermatochalasis?
A condition which is characterized by upper eyelids or lower eyelids in some cases, becomes droopy due to an excess amount of skin being present in the concerned region.
What exactly is Blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure used to modify he eyelid in a way so that the excess skin tissue ( dermatochalasis ) is completely removed and or repositioned. The muscles around your eye are then reinforced to make sure it is strong enough to hold the surrounding tissue and support the tissue lose.
What is the procedure for Blepharoplasty for dermatochalasis?
The surgery is almost always done from the outside. It is started by doing clean incisions in the lines of the eyelids and just above in upper eyelids and below the eye lashes on the lower lid. In doing this they provide the best possible way to remove the excess fat from the eyelid without leaving a visible scar.
Patient with both upper eyelids dermatochalasia
Patient 1 month after blepharoplasty of both upper eyelids
Patient with both lower eyelids dermatochalasis
Patient after both lower eyelids blepharoplasty