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Upper eyelid reduction

Rejuvenate your gaze with a targeted procedure that will open up your eye area to combat the appearance of tiredness or effects of ageing. Upper eyelid surgery removes excess fat, skin and muscle that surrounds (and sometimes overhangs) the upper eyelid area, impoving the appearance of tired-looking, puffy eyes by revealing more alert and youthful eyes that enhance your natural radiance.

Approx. recovery time
10-14 days

1

Consultation

Book a 1 hour consultation with Dr. Andreas Androulakakis.

2

Procedure

On the day the procedure takes approx. 1 hour.

3

Aftercare

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About

Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure that aims to improve the appearance and/or function of the eyelids. It can involve the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Once the patient is adequately anesthetized, the surgeon makes carefully planned incisions in the natural creases of the eyelids locations to minimize scarring. The type and length of incisions may vary depending on the extent of the eyelid surgery and the specific needs of the patient.

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Tissue removal or repositioning: The surgeon then removes excess skin, and removes or repositions the fat and / or muscle as needed to achieve the desired outcome. For upper eyelid surgery, excess skin and fat may be removed to correct droopy eyelids or improve the appearance of hooded eyelids. For lower eyelid surgery, excess skin, muscle, and/or fat may be removed or repositioned to address under-eye bags or puffiness.

Once the desired corrections have been made, the surgeon may use sutures, skin adhesives, or other methods to close the incisions. These closures are typically done with great care to ensure a natural-looking result and minimize scarring.

Dr. Andreas Androulakakis

MCh DCh MS

Dr. Andreas Androulakakis stands at the helm of Galen. His founding vision for a centre of holistic health is rooted in the belief that wellbeing comes from full enjoyment of the human experience as much as it benefits from medical science.

As a Plastic Surgeon and Aesthetic Doctor, recognised around the world, his devotion to realising the wellbeing goals of his patients has remained consistent throughout his extensive career. Specialising in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, for which he receives consistently high client satisfaction rates, over the years he has developed a significant interest in Aesthetic Medicine.