As you age, you might find the skin of your eyelids beginning to droop or sag, which can create a number of issues for you. Such issues include difficulty looking to the side without moving your head. Sagging skin around the eyelids can prematurely age your face and result in you having a ‘tired looking’ facial appearance; it may also block part of your vision (ability to look laterally – peripheral vision). Maybe you have noticed that tears run over the lower eyelid onto your cheek or that your eyes are dry or scratchy? Our surgeons at the Dental Implant & Specialist Centre can assist. After a thorough examination of your eyes, brows and cheeks, it may be decided that you would benefit from a minor surgical procedure called blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) to address these problems. Blepharoplasty Gold Coast helps rejuvenate your eyes, cheeks and face by removing ‘bags’ (fat deposits) and wrinkles from around your lower eyelids. It may also improve your peripheral vision by removing the skin from your upper eyelids.
Eyelid Surgery Gold Coast
Our highly trained and skilled surgeons are able to assist you with eyelid surgery. Blepharoplasty may involve removing excess or sagging skin and fatty tissue from around your upper and lower eyelids. Some patients may require repositioning of fatty tissue below the eyes. The decision to undergo Gold Coast eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is often based on cosmetic reasons.
However, it is very important to diagnose any underlying medical issues that may be present as apparent cosmetic problems. Such medical issues can include eye and eyelid disorders, thyroid disease, diabetes, cardiac diseases or previous facial trauma. Our specialists will consult with you and try to ensure any underlying conditions are diagnosed and managed appropriately; sometimes necessitating referral to other for assessment. A balanced approach to eyelid surgery is important, as the removal of too much skin from around the eyes may create or contribute to further eye disorders. These issues may include eye dryness to an inability to fully close the eyes (which can do permanent damage to your vision including blindness). For this reason, our surgeons are very careful to comprehensively evaluate your situation prior to suggesting any treatment.