Eyelid Surgery


Also known as eyelid surgery, it is an aesthetic procedure performed with the aim of repairing droopy eyelids, removing excess skin, muscles and fat. The eyes and their contour are one of the first areas of the face where the signs of age are reflected, in addition to pronouncing the marks of the facial gestures that we make by expressions, so eyelid surgery is considered one of the most important cosmetic procedures for those who want to maintain a youthful appearance.

Benefits of eyelid surgery

  • Effectively removes bags and sagging on the eyelids
  • Removes excess skin on the upper and lower eyelids
  • Restores youthful appearance
  • Eliminate eye bags and dark circles
  • Increase confidence and self-esteem
  • Immediate results

During the consultation

Before scheduling a date to have a blepharoplasty, you should meet with a plastic surgeon to evaluate your medical history, in addition to performing a physical examination to take measurements of some parts of the eyelids, in this specific procedure. Then, they will talk about the results you seek to obtain by undergoing this procedure, this is your time to ask any question that generates doubts on the subject.

Day of your surgery

Blepharoplasty is done on an outpatient basis. It is generally a quick and easy procedure. It involves small incisions along the crease of the eyes or on the lash line so that scars go unnoticed. Following this, the surgeon will proceed to eliminate excess skin or fat that is causing imperfections in the eyelids, to finally suture the incisions.

After your surgery

A few days after eyelid surgery, it is normal to experience localized swelling, bruising and sensitivity, so it is recommended that you be patient and wait for these effects to diminish to see definitive results and thus enjoy your new youthful appearance.

It is important that you comply with the following care once you are discharged.

  • Avoid doing physically demanding activities such as exercise, heavy lifting, and swimming for a week.
  • Don't rub your eyes.
  • If you wear contact lenses, avoid them for at least two weeks after surgery.
  • Try to wear dark sunglasses
  • Rest with your head above chest level until needed.
  • It is forbidden to take any medication that is not prescribed by your surgeon.

Price of eyelid surgery

It is difficult to expose a specific price of a blepharoplasty, without first having knowledge of the needs and results that the patient seeks, so we recommend attending a consultation with a suitable surgeon, to be able to offer a detailed quote to the patient, based on his age , medical history, among other determining factors for this process and thus allow you to make an informed decision.

Dr. Yamen Chaer

The doctor. Yamen chaer rafeh, specialist in plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic and caumatology surgery, graduated from the Hermanos Ameijeiras Clinical Surgical Hospital, Havana, also trained as a general surgeon at the Ronaldo Gazolla Hospital, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, studied medicine aesthetics at the Instituto Pinto Europa, in the city of Ghent, Belgium, and the Jhon Kennedy University in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.