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Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty

A surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the upper eyelids. Targets excess skin, muscle, and sometimes fat that contributes to drooping.Look younger, feel bolder, with an eyelid resculpture at Yorkshire Skin Centre

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Upper Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Upper eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty for the upper eyelid, is a cosmetic procedure that addresses drooping eyelids.

What is Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty?

  • Surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the upper eyelids.
  • Targets excess skin, muscle, and sometimes fat that contribute to drooping.
  • Aims to create a more alert and youthful look, and can also improve vision in some cases.
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At a Glance

Treatment Time

30 Minutes

Treatment Anaesthesia

Local Anaesthetic Cream

Treatment Downtime

None

Treatment Frequency

Long-Term Results

Pain

Mild

Parking

Available

Finance

Available

Cost

Starts from £

  • Drooping eyelids creating a tired appearance.
  • Obstructed vision due to excess upper eyelid skin.
  • Desire for a more refreshed and youthful look around the eyes.
  • Performed by an ophthalmologist Mr Jeeva (eye surgeon).
  • Typically outpatient surgery with local anaesthesia or light sedation.
  • Incision hidden within the natural crease of the upper eyelid.
  • Excess skin, muscle, and possibly fat are removed.
  • Stitches are used to close the incision.

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Schedule a consultation with our expert team and discover the perfect treatment for your needs. We offer a wide range of services to help you look and feel your best, with top-quality care every step of the way.

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

This surgery is ideal for people with:

  • Drooping upper eyelids that create a tired appearance.
  • Excess upper eyelid skin that obstructs vision.
  • A desire for a more refreshed and youthful look around the eyes.
  • The procedure is typically performed by our ophthalmologist Mr Jeeva  (eye surgeon) 
  • It’s usually done on an outpatient basis with local anaesthesia or light sedation.
  • The surgeon makes an incision hidden within the natural crease of the upper eyelid.
  • Excess skin, muscle, and possibly fat are removed.
  • The incision is then closed with stitches.
  • Bruising and swelling are common for a few days to a week after surgery.
  • Discomfort is manageable with medication.
  • Strenuous activity should be avoided for a short period.
  • Stitches are usually removed within a week.
  • The results of blepharoplasty are generally long-lasting.

As with any surgery, there are potential risks, including :

  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Temporary vision changes
  • It’s important to consult with our qualified surgeon to discuss these risks in detail.
  • A consultation with our qualified surgeon is crucial to discuss your goals, suitability for the procedure, and potential risks.
  • Be prepared to discuss your medical history and any medications you take.
  • Understand that blepharoplasty is not a substitute for a facelift, although it can be combined with other procedures.

Ultimately, deciding on blepharoplasty is a personal choice. If you’re bothered by drooping eyelids and desire a more refreshed look or potentially improved vision, this surgery could be an option for you. Consulting with our qualified surgeon can help you determine if it’s the right decision for your specific situation.

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Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

Target: Sagging breasts that have lost volume and firmness.

Benefits:

  • Lifts and reshapes sagging breasts, creating a more youthful and uplifted appearance.
  • Improves the symmetry and perkiness of the breasts.
  • Can be combined with breast implants for additional volume and enhancement.

Ideal candidates: Individuals with breasts that have lost volume and firmness due to pregnancy, breastfeeding, weight loss, or ageing.

Thigh Lift

Target: Excess skin and fat from the inner and outer thighs.

Benefits:

  • Removes loose skin and excess fat, creating a smoother and more toned thigh contour.
  • Improves the appearance of sagging skin and dimples on the thighs.
  • Enhances the overall leg profile and proportions.

Ideal candidates: Individuals with significant loose skin and excess fat in the thighs, often caused by weight loss, genetics, or ageing.

Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)

Target: Sagging skin and excess fat in the upper arms, often referred to as “bat wings.”

Benefits:

  • Removes excess skin and fat, creating a tighter and more defined arm contour.
  • Improves the appearance of loose, hanging skin in the upper arms.
  • Boosts confidence by allowing individuals to wear sleeveless clothing comfortably.

Ideal candidates: Individuals with noticeable sagging skin and excess fat in the upper arms that don’t respond well to exercise and diet.

Body Lift

Target: Multiple areas of the body, often including abdomen, thighs, buttocks, and flanks.

Benefits:

  • Removes excess skin and fat from various areas simultaneously, creating a more contoured and toned appearance.
  • Tightens underlying muscles for improved support and definition.
  • Offers comprehensive body sculpting for individuals seeking a dramatic transformation.

Ideal candidates: Individuals with significant loose skin and excess fat in multiple areas, often after significant weight loss or pregnancy.

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Target: Excess skin and fat in the abdominal area.

Benefits:

  • Removes loose skin caused by significant weight loss, pregnancy, or ageing.
  • Tightens weakened abdominal muscles, creating a flatter and firmer stomach.
  • Improves the overall appearance and definition of the abdomen.

 
Ideal candidates: Individuals with significant loose skin and weakened abdominal muscles that don’t respond well to diet and exercise.

Surgical procedures

  • Facelift: This surgical procedure aims to lift and tighten sagging skin on the face and neck.
  • Blepharoplasty: This surgery specifically addresses sagging skin in the upper or lower eyelids.
  • Body lifts: Various types of body lifts, like abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), can remove excess skin and tighten tissues in specific areas of the body.

Non-surgical procedures

  • Topical creams: Certain creams containing ingredients like retinoids or peptides may help stimulate collagen production and improve skin firmness to a small degree.
  • Radiofrequency treatments: These treatments use radio waves to heat the deeper layers of the skin, stimulating collagen production and promoting skin tightening.
  • Ultherapy: This non-surgical procedure uses focused ultrasound energy to target deeper skin layers and stimulate collagen production, resulting in a lifting and tightening effect.

Lifestyle changes

  • Sun protection: Daily use of sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher is crucial to prevent further sun damage and promote healthy skin ageing.
  • Healthy diet: Eating a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains provides your body with the nutrients it needs to support healthy skin.
  • Staying hydrated: Drinking plenty of water keeps your skin hydrated and plump, contributing to a firmer appearance.
  • Maintaining a healthy weight: Gradual weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight can help minimise the appearance of loose skin.

Dermabrasion

  • Benefits:
    • Effective for superficial age spots: Well-suited for shallow age spots residing only in the top skin layer.
    • May improve overall skin texture: Can address uneven skin tone and fine lines alongside age spots.
  • Considerations:
    • Recovery time: Skin may be red, tender, and require scabbing to heal (usually within a week).
    • Risk of infection: Proper care is crucial to prevent infection during the healing process.
    • Potential for scarring: Improper technique or aggressive treatment may lead to scarring.
    • Consultation required: A dermatologist can assess your skin and determine if dermabrasion is suitable and the appropriate depth for your specific needs.

Cryotherapy

  • Benefits:
    • Relatively quick procedure: Takes only a few minutes to perform.
    • Effective for raised age spots: Well-suited for slightly raised or rough age spots.
  • Considerations:
    • Potential side effects: Temporary stinging, blistering, or lightening of the surrounding skin.
    • Scarring risk: Improper application might lead to scarring, particularly on darker skin tones.
    • Consultation required: A dermatologist can assess your skin and ensure safe and effective treatment.

Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, also known as an eye lift, is a surgical procedure performed on the eyelids to improve their appearance. It can address concerns like:

  • Excess skin on the upper eyelids: This can obstruct vision and create a hooded appearance.

  • Bags under the lower eyelids: These can make you look tired or aged.

  • Drooping lower eyelids: This can also obstruct vision and contribute to a tired appearance.


Types of Blepharoplasty:

  • Upper blepharoplasty: This addresses concerns with the upper eyelids, removing excess skin and sometimes fat or muscle tissue.

  • Lower blepharoplasty: This addresses concerns with the lower eyelids, removing excess fat or skin and sometimes repositioning tissues.

  • Asian blepharoplasty: This addresses specific concerns related to the anatomy of Asian eyelids, creating a more defined crease.

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