Before and After Eyelid Surgery: What to Know and Expect
Eyelid surgery on Oriental eyes
Eyelid surgery is well-regarded to be one of the most often sought after cosmetic surgery procedure around the world.
Especially for people around Asia with oriental eyes – reshaping the unique Asian feature through double eyelid surgery is common; simply, to create double eyelids or to make existing double eyelids more prominent. That aside, aging skin with sagging eyelids may benefit from eyelid surgery; by the reduction of lower eyelid bagginess and removal of excess skin from the upper eyelid. For healthy people with realistic psychological expectations, eyelid surgery is for you.
Before and After Surgery
|Eyelid surgery can enhance your appearance and help build your confidence. However, it may not result in your ideal look or alter your facial structure – set realistic psychological expectations and you will not be disappointed.||Prepare the following items at your home:- Ice cubes- Ice packs - Gauze pads - Eye drops - Clean - towels - Pain killersNote: Advil, Motrin, Naproxen, Aleve, and aspirin should not be used due to the increased risk of bleeding.|
|Your eyes will still age after the procedure; it is a natural and inevitable process.||Be prepared to be home-bound, meaning to stay away from work and limit activities after surgery (try to refrain from raising your blood pressure) for days while your eyelids are healing.
|There will be pain involved, mostly during the healing process so be mentally prepared to avoid shock and stress.||Scars may still be visible during the healing process, however you can still head outdoors without feeling self-conscious by wearing make-up.|
Are you ready for eyelid surgery?
By understanding what will be done in eyelid surgery, as well as what is to be expected – one is generally ready for the eyelid surgery procedure. However, one last thing must be mentioned; the single eyelid is a unique facial feature that is best understood by other Asians.
Also, countless of Korean high school students opt for plastic surgery as a graduation gift – plastic surgery for teens is a common occurrence in Korea and with good reason if not for their reputation. It is no surprise then that Korean Plastic Surgery is said to have one of the best practices for cosmetic surgery.
That said, the procedure itself will be relatively easier for an Asian surgeon to tinker and beautify. Knowing the real possibility for risks and permanent scarring in such a procedure, it is necessary to get it right the first time around.