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Asian Blepharoplasty Toronto | Double Eyelid Surgery Toronto

Blepharoplasty removes excess/droopy eyelid skin and reshapes the eyes. It can also remove fat from around the eyes to correct puffy and tired-looking eyes.
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Don’t look tired any more

Your eyes are one of the most important features of your face. As you age you eyes are amongst the first to show aging. They often begin to look tired and droopy, even when you aren’t feeling tired, and you no longer have that youthful appearance. The amount of excess skin and/or fat that you may have is in part due to the aging process and in part due to your genes. Aging skin loses its natural elasticity and may actually also increase with time. This, in addition to increasing fat protrusion around the eyes leads to puffiness, redundant skin and created a tired and aging look.

A blepharoplasty is an operation performed on upper and/or lower eyelids to remove excess skin and fat. It may be done alone or in combination with other facial rejuvenation procedures such as a facelift or browlift. Every patient is different and a careful analysis of the face and the anatomy around the eyes needs to be done, as well as the position of the eyebrows, before any recommendation can be made about a blepharoplasty or other procedures.

Am I a Good Candidate for a Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery?

Blepharoplasty with Dr. Jugenburg can correct:
  • Excess upper eyelid skin that results in a "hooded" look
  • Excess fat that causes eyelids to look heavy and droopy
  • Sagging, wrinkled skin around the eyes
  • Bags and dark circles under the eyes

Eyelid Surgery

A Blepharoplasty involves making incisions that are hidden well in the crease region of the upper eyelid and below the lower lash line. These tend to heal beautifully as they are carefully placed to look like just another fine line in your skin.

Upper blepharoplasty typically involves removal of redundant or excessively stretched skin that can cause multiple wrinkles or hooding onto the lash line. Small amounts of fat may be carefully removed as well. If there is an underlying droopiness of the actual lid margin (ptosis), a muscle repair can be performed through this incision at the same time.

Lower blepharoplasty can be performed using a variety of techniques. Dr. Jugenburg will design the procedure to your specific problems. What often times appears as “fat” excess is usually a problem of excessive stretching of the eyelid support layers. Dr. Jugenburg prefers to re-suspend these layers and re-distribute the fat instead of removing it. It is widely known that fat in the face and around the eyes is slowly lost with aging. Thus, aggressive removal of this fat will actually promote an aged appearance instead of correcting it.

Recovery after a Blepharoplasty

Surgery lasts 1 to 2 hours and a relatively quick recovery can be expected. After surgery you will have ointment and paper tape strips around your eyelids. Your eyes may feel itchy. Frequent moisturizing eyedrops are the best treatment for this. Minor discomfort can be expected and bruising and swelling around the eyes is common. This lasts approximately 1 to 3 weeks. You will also be asked to avoid any activities that raise your blood pressure for two weeks.

Swelling and bruising will be most noticeable after the first day and will slowly subside after that. Bruising may spread down onto your cheeks (because of gravity). This is normal and will resolve. Your appearance will continue to improve for weeks after surgery. Once completely healed, the scars/incisions will be virtually invisible.

What are the risks of a Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure. Like all surgical procedures, there are general risks. Please read our information page on potential risks. With regards to blepharoplasty, there are special considerations that need to be taken into account. These include bleeding, asymmetry and injury to the eye and vision. These complications are rare, and usually resolve without leaving any long-lasting abnormalities. In some cases you may need additional surgery to ensure ideal results

Asian Blepharoplasty

An Asian Blepharoplasty is a cosmetic surgery of the eyelid, where the skin around the eye is reshaped. This procedure is performed to give people an upper eyelid with a crease, which is considered a double eyelid.

Dr. Martin Jugenburg
Toronto Cosmetic Surgery Institute
100 Front St West, Toronto, ON, M5J1E3