Eyelid surgery (also known as Blepharoplasty) can be performed on lower eyelids, upper eyelids, or both. Through blepharoplasty, you can get rid of droopy or baggy appearance on the upper eyelids, the excess skin on the upper eyelids that can block the peripheral vision, excess skin on the lower eyelids, and the under-eye bags. While lower eyelid surgery is purely cosmetic, upper eyelid surgery can also improve the peripheral vision.Learn More
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You will have an online consultation with your surgeon through video chat. They will perform an online examination, listen to you about your wishes, and will provide you with in-depth information. They will help you to choose what the best approach to your case is.
We'll plan your whole journey, including the date of your surgery and where you'll stay at while you’re in Istanbul. We'll inform you about everything you need to know from what to have in your suitcase to what to do before your procedure.
Our VIP transportation vehicle will be ready at the airport before you land. The driver will be waiting for you. We'll drive you to the hospital. At the hospital, we will perform required blood tests and the COVID test. Then, we will take you to your hotel.
The next morning, we will take you from your hotel to the hospital. Your surgeon will examine and inform you about the procedure. On the same day, you will have the surgery. You will stay at the hospital 1-2 day(s), depending on the procedure.
After your stay at the hospital, we will drive you to your hotel. You will rest and recover at your hotel room during the following week. A wellbeing assistant will visit you every day to inform you, to examine, and to provide medical care.
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We will take you for your 1-week follow-up with your surgeon. They will examine you, remove your bandages if required, and inform you about what you should/shouldn’t do during your recovery period, in detail. Afterwards, we will drive you to the airport.
During your recovery, we will be in touch. We will inform you, check on you, and answer your questions. You can reach us 7 days 24 hours. We will expect you to send photos periodically to follow your recovery period.
It is not hard to be eligible for an eyelid surgery. If you are reading this, you are probably a candidate!
Like for all cosmetic surgeries, the first requirement to be eligible for an eyelid surgery is to be healthy. If you are healthy and don’t have any condition that may impair healing after the surgery, there is no obstacle for your surgery. The second requirement is that you have realistic expectations. If you understand the procedure and its expected results, then you are a candidate for this procedure.
You may have an upper eyelid surgery, a lower eyelid surgery, or both. The upper eyelid surgery is both cosmetic and therapeutic, while the lower eyelid surgery is purely cosmetic. The problems that can be solved through an upper eyelid surgery are baggy or droopy appearance on the upper eyelids and the excess skin of them. The problems that can be solved through a lower eyelid surgery are the excess skin of the lower eyelids and the bags under them. An experienced surgeon can achieve amazing results which will both satisfy your expectations and look totally natural.
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The outcomes of blepharoplasty can be analyzed in three main categories: aesthetical, health-related, and psychological.
Your eyelids determine how your eyes look like, and the way your eyes look like determines how you are perceived by the others. The appearance of your eyelids has a tremendous effect on your facial aesthetics. Upper and lower eyelid surgeries can significantly rewind the effects of aging and gravity. With an upper eyelid surgery, you can get rid of baggy or droopy appearance on your upper eyelids and the excess skin of them which interferes with your peripheral vision. With a lower eyelid surgery, you can get rid of the excess skin of your lower eyelids and the bags under them.
Lower eyelid surgery is done just for cosmetic reasons. However, upper eyelid surgery has an important health benefit, in addition to its cosmetic benefits. It is very common that with aging, sagging on the upper eyelids develop. This excess skin can block your peripheral vision. In addition to the psychological distress caused by this, which is also dangerous, especially when you are in the traffic. An upper eyelid surgery can easily remove the excess skin and give you your uninterrupted peripheral vision back.
The psychological outcomes of the procedure are as important as the physical ones. The eyes are the focus of attention. They are the most prominent feature on our faces. If you don’t like the way your eyes look, you won’t want others to look you in the eye. If you think the appearance of your eyes make you look older, you may not want to look in the mirror. Fortunately, eyelid surgeries achieve amazing result when done by an experienced and talented plastic surgeon. Elimination of problems related to the appearance of your eyes can lead to significant psychological and social improvements.
After the surgery, there will be stitches on your eyelids for up to a week.
Right after the surgery, ointment will be applied on your eyes to prevent them from drying.
Your eyes may also be covered with gauze. You may temporarily experience blurred vision,
light sensitivity, dry or watering eyes, swelling, and bruising. You may also experience some pain or discomfort.
The pain can be easily controlled by painkillers that your surgeon will prescribe to you.
It is important to avoid strenuous activities and exercises for 2-4 weeks. Because they can increase blood flow to your eyes. You should also be careful about daily activities that can increase the pressure in your head, such as lifting heavy objects, bending, or lying on your back without keeping your head elevated.
The swelling and bruising are gone within one to two weeks. *3 Then, you will feel ready to go outside and have fun! The recovery time for eyelid surgeries is very short! However, the scars can take several months to fade. You should not expose your eyelid skin to too much sunlight until the healing process is fully complete.
A wellbeing assistant will visit you in your hotel room every day during the first week after the surgery. We will expect you to be in our clinic for your post-op examination 1 week after the surgery, before you leave Istanbul. We will still follow your recovery process while you are away. Clineca will provide you with complete support and inform you about everything you need to know during your recovery. We will be with you from your consultation to the very end of your recovery.
“A natural and youthful appearance is what we seek through eyelid surgeries. We are not looking for artificial looks. We unleash your natural beauty and energy by removing the effects of time.”
During your online consultation, your surgeon will ask you questions about your medical history. They will also conduct a physical examination. Your surgeon will inform you about everything you need to know before the surgery. Clineca will provide you with complete guidance and support before your surgery. You will have a complete and detailed list of instructions.
Most important instructions include,
What you need to do after the surgery will be explained to you in detail by your surgeon and Clineca will provide you with all the support and guidance you need. Most important instructions include:
“An upper eyelid surgery is not only a cosmetic procedure. We can remove the excess skin of the upper eyelids that can block the peripheral vision. So you not only look better, you will also see better!”
1. Bhattacharjee, K., Misra, D. K., & Deori, N. (2017). Updates on upper eyelid blepharoplasty. Indian journal of ophthalmology, 65(7), 551–558. https://doi.org/10.4103/ijo.IJO_540_17
2. Bhattacharjee, K., Misra, D. K., & Deori, N. (2017). Updates on upper eyelid blepharoplasty. Indian journal of ophthalmology, 65(7), 551–558. https://doi.org/10.4103/ijo.IJO_540_17
3. Olds, C., & Most, S. P. (2019). Upper Blepharoplasty. JAMA, 321(13), 1320. https://doi.org/doi:10.1001/jama.2019.1957
4. Oestreicher, J., & Mehta, S. (2012). Complications of blepharoplasty: prevention and management. Plastic surgery international, 2012, 252368. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/252368