EYE LID SURGERY (BLEPHAROPLASTY)

What Does It Involve?

Many patients complain about looking tired and for many, the main reason is the appearance around the eyes.  The balance between the eyebrow, skin around the eyes, fat herniation, smiling lines and frown lines are all contributors to this appearance.  Some patients will benefit from Botulinum toxin injection, some will require elevation of the eye brow and some will require surgical intervention to remove the excess skin and possibly fatty tissue.  Mr Ho-Asjoe will analysis the facial balance and recommend accordingly.

 

Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure to rejuvenate the eye area by removing excess skin with or without fatty tissue from either upper or lower eyelids. Patients usually complain of looking tired, heaviness and upper lid blepharoplasty can improve the appearance. In some cases, a better result can be obtained in conjunction with other procedures such as brow lift, Botox and fillers. Blepharoplasty of the lower lid will eliminate baggy folds of skin below the eyes.

 

Mr. Ho-Asjoe will make an incision along the natural lines and folds of the skin around your eyes while under local or general anaesthetic. The incision is done with precision to ensure minimal scarring. Excess fat, skin and muscle are removed before the wound is carefully sutured to ensure a natural aesthetic outcome.

 

Blepharoplasty surgery typically takes between 1-2 hours to complete. If the operation is performed on just the upper or lower lids, less time is needed. An overnight stay is often required to minimize post-operative swelling and bruising.

 

Blepharoplasty surgery is considered a permanent solution for the correction for drooping eyelids and bags under the eyes. Even though the peri-orbital wrinkling will improve, it will not completely eliminate these lines. Botox is a better option for wrinkling around the eyes.

 

There are definitely ethnic differences in the peri-orbital anatomy and in particular, some Asian will require the creation or re-position of the tarsal crease (Double eyelid surgery) without converting to a Caucasian eyelid appearance.

After Surgery

Typically, it takes approximately 7-14 days for the bruising and swelling to settle down from Blepharoplasty surgery, however many patients have had the surgery and return to work within 4-5 days.  There may be some residual swelling around the eye or the white area of the eye that may takes longer to complete settle.  Lymphatic massage and cool pack are recommended

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I am very satisfied as Mr Ho-Asjoe is very patient and takes the time to consider what’s best for the patient, respecting their needs, unlike other doctors I have seen. I have had a great experience and would happily refer friends and family to him.

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Doctor Mark is one of the best surgeon. Can’t complain about the result, simply perfect.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe did my tummy tuck on the 13/4/17. Before surgery he explained the procedure and showed me pictures of surgeries he undertook. He clearly informed that i may have scarring after the operation, however I am please with the result. After the surgery Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe reassured me that if there were any problems I should contact him immediately any time of the day, which i found reassuring and alleviated any anxieties i may have had. The after care received was top notch and will definitely use him again for any future operation(s).

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

Mark is the consummate professional and will never entertain any unnecessary surgery. He is kind and considerate and listens. His skills are second to non and attention to detail, perfect. A wonderful experience which you can rarely say when having surgery.

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