Recently we covered some of the nation’s most common surgeries and there was one in particular which caught the attention of many of you. This was the blepharoplasty and not only did many of you want to know what this procedure was all about, you have also been enquiring about some deeper information with regards to it. To this end we are going to endeavor today to answer as many of those questions as we can and to get to the bottom of what this procedure is, what the average cost of blepharoplasty is, and what you can expect from the treatment.
What is a Blepharoplasty?
This is a procedure which helps patients to get rid of droopy eyelids which occur over time, usually owing to age, and ins some cases because of years of damage. What happens is that the eyelids drop and then the sagging skin fills up with fat. There are two reasons for wishing to have this surgery completed, the first is that through this surgery you can remove the unwanted aesthetic of the droopy eyelid and the second is that in some cases the drooped eye can actually cause an impact on the periphery vision.
How Long Will I Need to Be In Hospital?
The great news with regards to this particular procedure is that you will be treated as an outpatient and that means that you will be in and out again within a few hours. The treatment is performed using local anesthetic and so as soon as this has worn off you will be able to go home. The surgery typically takes between one and two hours.
What is The Recovery Like?
The recovery for this particular procedure will take around 10 days and during that time you will feel some soreness and see some bruising around the affected area. In those days you will simply be told to take care of the area and to avoid any physical exertion which may cause a problem. With regards to the eye itself you may find that you need some eye drops to help out with any dryness or soreness of the eyes.
What is The Average Cost?
This is a surgery which has an average cost of $3026 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This cost has in fact been tumbling in recent years because of the fact that it has become so popular and so much more sought after than it used to be.
Will It Work ?
Nobody should have fears over the success of this articular procedure because in reality there is very little that can go wrong. New and advanced techniques have ensured that patients who have this particular surgery have a very high chance of success and any risks associated with the procedure are minimal.
This is a common operation which you will find drastically alters the appearance of your face, any further questions then don’t be afraid to type them in below.
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