Blepharoplasty: a plastic eyelid surgery

Blepharoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure often requested because it corrects defects and imperfections in the eyelids. Indeed, this aesthetic surgery technique makes it possible to rejuvenate the face and give a prettier look without modifying its expression. Blepharoplasty is commonly practiced.

Eyelid correction or blepharoplasty

According to the number of plastic surgery operations performed each year, people would obviously not be beautiful.. Some parts of the body make breasts, nose in women or eyelids in men more complex than others. Blepharoplasty is a cosmetic surgery procedure that effectively corrects eyelid imperfections. Over the years, the eyelids change and modify the look. Some factors are related to genetics, others occur with age or sun damage to the skin. In recent years, blepharoplasty has made great strides and many patients want to benefit from it.

What is a blepharoplasty procedure?

During eyelid surgery, blepharoplasty, the plastic surgeon intervenes on both eyelids, the upper and lower one, or even at the same time as a facelift. Before intervening, the patient must carry out an ophthalmological check-up to ensure that there are no contraindications to the blepharoplasty operation. The surgeon makes a small incision in the hollow of the eyelid to

remove excess skin or fatty tissue that swells the skin at eye level. The marks of the intervention are minimal and disappear completely after a few months

How much does a blepharoplasty operation cost?

The fees for blepharoplasty vary from one plastic surgery clinic to another and depend on the extent of the imperfections to be corrected. The price ranges from just over 1000 euros to 2300 or 2500 euros. The duration of the operation is about 1 hour and is performed under general or local anaesthesia. The patient must stay in the clinic for a maximum of one day and one night. There are many plastic surgery clinics, but it is strongly recommended to choose an experienced plastic surgeon. The patient must keep the shape of his eyes, have as few side effects as possible (hematoma or eye discomfort). Blepharoplasty is in principle a risk-free procedure (at most 0.04%) provided that certain precautions are taken, particularly when choosing a surgeon.