Other causes of lid drooping can be the recurrent oedema in the menstrual period, allergies, cardiovascular diseases, renal diseases, hormonal disturbances and thyroid dysfunctions.
It can be performed for two reasons: for the correction of functional disturbances from aesthetic point of view (decrease of the visual sphere, ptosis, senile ectropion) or to improve the patient appearance.
Blepharoplasty can be performed under local or general anesthesia.
The surgical techniques of blepharoplasty are adapted depending on each individual case.
- local dressing for 24 hours
- topic cold dressings
- additional lubrication of the cornea through application of artificial tears
- antibiotic treatment
- stitches are removed from 2 to 5 days after surgery
The postoperative complications are very rare (ecchymosis, moderate pain, temporary swelling of eyelids) and depend on the correct establishing of the surgery technique, respecting of the post-operative indications.