Are you fed up of the puffiness in your lower eyelid? Do you want to do something to improve your upper eyelid contour? Well, there is help in the form of blepharolplast eyelid surgery Sydney cosmetic eyelid surgery. This surgery is also called blepharoplasty and is a popular cosmetic surgery thousand of men and women undergo every year.
Myths you should know about the surgical procedure
The dark circles under the eyes are removed through eyelid surgery
Fact: This is false as blepharoplasty does not correct under dark eye circles. In fact, the circles may get worse if too much of fat is removed during the surgery.
A lower eyelid surgery will leave a visible scar on the lower eyelid
Fact: This is false as the scar for eyelid cosmetic surgery will be created on a crease to ensure it is not visible. You needn’t worry about this as everything about the location and type of incisions, and consequent scars will be discussed and explained to you by your surgeon during the initial consultations.
Eyelid cosmetic surgery removes any upper eyelid hooding triggered by sagging eyebrows
Fact: This is not true. You need to undergo an eyebrow lift, and not an eyelid surgery, to restore your upper eyelid and look younger.
Eyelid surgery helps remove crow’s feet
Fact: This is false as blepharoplasty can only remove any fat which creates bags, and leads to the tightness around the eyelids. Crow’s feet is not related to these bags or tightening around eyelids. It is a result of the repeated movement and contraction of the upper cheek and eyelid muscles.
In other words, it is while you smile, blink or talk that the muscles here contract to give a skin wrinkle. With time, the lines grow permanent, and as the muscles continue to contract whenever you blink, smile or talk, you will develop more crow’s feet.
Eyelid surgery offers permanent results
Fact: This can’t be predicted as it depends on the patient and your various factors like skin elasticity, the amount of weight you’ve lost and gained and genetics. This is not a surgery to undergo to stop the aging process. However the results are longer lasting for upper eyelid surgery, and it’s only in rare cases that lower eyelid surgery is performed more than once.