Eyelids when we age can appear droopy, puffy and cause excess skin to sag over lashes making you appear tired, older and effect visual field. The use of cosmetic eyelid surgery, also called blepharoplasty, can help solve these issues by restoring the skin around the eyes to create a natural, youthful appearance that reduces these visible signs of aging. Improvements to vision often occurs by minimising the sagging lids. In severe cases of loose upper eyelid skin, an item number may be used to attract a medicare and health insurance rebate.
Blepharoplasty procedure is performed with external incisions made along natural skin lines of the eyelid. All excess fat, muscle, and skin are then trimmed away from the eyelid and sutured closed to take it's new shape. This procedure is often performed as a day procedure in an accredited hospital under anaesthesia and usually takes approximately 1 hour. This procedure is considered permanent in many cases but will not prevent natural effects of the aging process in the future.
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