Everybody knows about all these plastic surgeries under gone Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities, in order to make them look more gorgeous and almost perfect in looks. Did you ever know that there are various surgical manipulations of eyes and its surrounding structures like eye lids and eye brows to make the face, prettier or may be after an accident as a therapeutic intervention?
Oculoplasty refers to plastic surgery procedures relating to the eyes and the structures surrounding the eyes. Such surgeries can be reconstructive (re-building) surgeries–to correct the abnormalities in the structure or cosmetic surgeries–to make yourself look more beautiful.
Oculoplasty surgery help you to get beautiful, healthy looking eyes which can definitely improve your over-all appearance and the quality of life.
Before we discuss on the methods of eyelid correction, prevention is always preferable than treatment. Drinking adequate amount of water, having a balanced meal including fiber and minerals, maintaining adequate and good pattern in sleeping, wearing good quality sunglasses, keeping your eyes clean and taking care of your environment are ways of preventing any surgeries to your eyes.
This surgery corrects the problem of droopy eyelids. We have seen people having upper eyelid dropped down and this surgery can be performed on an eye or both eyes. This is a natural abnormality in some and this condition could arise with aging. Droopy eyelids can also result in a significant vision difficulty or eyelid swelling and appear cosmetically unappealing, making yourself less confident to walk in to the public.
Do not ignore if you have following symptoms. You may have been affected by droopy eyes.
This is a day care procedure. The oculoplasty surgeon will position the eyelid at the most appropriate level and the surgery will be performed after giving a local anesthesia to numb the area.
Possible complications can be listed as,
Some persons are recommended for an additional surgery to overcome any complication. Not all doctors can perform this surgery as it is a highly specialized surgery and choose an experienced surgeon.
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