Eyelid Surgery in Women: Blepharoplasty

Eyelid region is the most sensitive to damage from the effects of sun and weather. The work and outdoor sport premature aging condition of the eyes in women. Sometimes heredity, stress, or increases in weight can cause excessive eyelid skin and increased fat around the eyes there, popping bags upper and lower fat, even in young women. Sometimes excessive weight on the eyelids causes narrowing of the slit eye (ptosis or drooping eyelids ) and a reduction in the visual field, giving an impression of sadness or tiredness in the face, especially at the end of the day, when the eyes are more tired.

The purpose of Blepharoplasty is to eliminate excess skin or sagging skin and fat bags of the eyelids, upper and / or lower. It also improves vision in women who have a very marked excess, and “cool ” looking without leaving visible scars ( the incisions are hidden in the groove or fold of the upper eyelid and along the edge of the lashes on the lower eyelid ).

Blepharoplasty does not remove “crow’s feet” wrinkles or other side, or the dark “circles” or pigmented. Nor is it to lift a sagging eyebrows but can be combined with a unique surgery for this problem. Blepharoplasty is designed individually for each person, depending on your particular needs, and may be associated with CO2 laser treatment to lighten dark circles under or improve skin wrinkling.


The snuff can complicate the results of the surgery, so you must agree with Dr. Terrén reduced consumption few weeks before and after the intervention.

There are medications that reduce the ability of blood clotting, such as aspirin, so the doctor must inform their consumption and eliminate them from your treatment.

Dr. Terrén explain postoperative care and proper recovery time, as well as their expected return to work activities (1 to 2 weeks), personal and sporting regular (3-4 weeks). Explain the risks and possible complications, and the leaves will be given informed consent to read and sign.

Dr. Terrén will report the costs of surgery. There is no fixed price for all interventions and your case will be treated individually, including the costs of surgery and hospitalization if appropriate, fees surgical equipment and anesthesia. You can check with the clinic staff financing options that may be of interest (see financing).

It is performed under local anesthesia and sedation, and lasts about 1 or 2 hours, not requiring hospitalization often.

Incisions are commonly practiced in the crease of the upper eyelid (which is hidden when the eyes are opened ). In the lower eyelid incisions are made in the inner pink part ( conjunctiva), so that the scars are hidden and the sutures are not necessary. When a large excess skin from the lower eyelids may be removed through a small incision under the eyelashes to remove it, leaving the hide on the edge of the eyelid scar.

The patient can go home after a few hours. Take analgesics to control moderate postoperative pain for a few days, eye drops to reduce discomfort, washed with saline , Local cold by a gel mask that will be provided , and sleep with the head slightly elevated.

Rest for the first few days and should avoid large efforts. The postoperative period runs with possible discomfort from inflammation, bruising or tightness, there are dry eyes, itching or discomfort to light for a few days. You can read at 48h, go outside with sunglasses and contact lenses in about two or three weeks.

In subsequent weeks it should go several times to the clinic of Dr. Terrén . During these visits, Dr. Terren and his team monitor the proper postoperative course, be withdrawn if any sutures (4-5 days ) and personally answer all your questions and comments. Also have access to a telephone number for any urgent requirement.

The final result is obtained after about 6-9 months, several follow-up visits to be necessary during the recovery period. The length of the result is about 10 years or more, although eyelid surgery does not stop the aging process may, however, diminish the appearance of sagging skin and bags in the region of the eyelids, and lengthen the fresh look and rejuvenating look.

Blepharoplasty in women, made ​​by Dr. Julio Terrén in Valencia, is a technique that provides a remarkable rejuvenation of face, with rapid recovery and with almost no scarring. Come to our clinic : we are specialists perform blepharoplasty in Valencia.

Here we present the before and afther photos of several cases of this surgery. 

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