Eyelid surgery, known as blepharoplasty is one of the most popular requested and functional cosmetic procedures in the North West of England.
It is considered a very effective and safe treatment to improve the look of the eyes and appearance of the face.
The procedure is low risk and offers fairly quick results and low downtime, meaning patients can see the effects of their surgery in a short space of time, without taking much time off work or other activities.
However, each patients is different on a case by case basis depending on the extent of the surgery and the procedure being performed.
For example, some people have larger eye bags than others, or are more prone to lines and wrinkles.
Another factor that can dramatically change how the eyes look is the movement of fat in the eye sockets. This fat moves forward and can give the appearance of bulging in the regions of both upper and lower eyelids (eye-bags).
Furthermore, changes in the mid-region of the face in combination with the above factors makes the face look older and droopier.
This is because the contour of the lower eye contrasts the upper cheek.
Therefore, as the middle of the face droops, the lower eyelid can become disjointed.
One other common factor as to why the eyelids look different with age is losing volume from the face.
When we are younger, our faces are full of volume that appears smooth and contoured.
However, ageing causes lines and wrinkles that makes the face look less contoured and drawn.
That is why eyelid surgery is sometimes carried out in conjunction with other procedures, such as midface surgery or a facelift, to ensure each region of the face compliments each other.
Sagging, drooping and baggy eyes can be caused by exposure to the sun, sunbeds, smoking and in some cases inherited from family members.
If you are unhappy with the way your eyelids are looking, speak to one of our professional eye surgeons in a no obligation consultation.
There is absolutely no pressure when it comes to surgery and it gives patients a chance to find out more information about cosmetic eye surgery as well as discover possibilities on what is right and what is not right for you on an individual basis.
To get more details on eyelid surgery, please visit : https://manchesterprivatehospital.uk/cosmetic-surgery/eye-bag-removal/
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