ABOUT NON SURGICAL BLEPHAROPLASTY
Are Droopy/Sagging/Hooded Eyelids Hereditary?
Not always, but it can but can be a contributory factor.
What Is Non Surgical Blepharoplasty?
Non surgical blepharoplasty is an innovative, non surgical eye lift treatment that boasts results that rival invasive surgery. The procedure is carried out using soft surgery with PlexR®, a new technology that combines extreme precision with quick, efficient results to eradicate hooded, droopy or sagging eyelids.
Will Blepharoplasty Affect My Vision?
Will Blepharoplasty Remove Dark Circles?
How Long Will Blepharoplasty Last?
Approximately three to five years.
Can Botox Fix Droopy Eyelids?
Botox can improve the appearance by slightly lifting the eyebrow. Find out more about Botox (link to Botox page).
Does Blepharoplasty Hurt?
The procedure is performed with local anesthetic cream, which is applied an hour before the procedure. Sometimes it is supplemented with a local anaesthetic injection. Post-procedure swelling is common lasting for up to three to four days. Painkillers and antihistamine are recommended to reduce post-procedural discomfort and pain.
Does Non Surgical Blepharoplasty Leave Scars?
What Happens At My Consultation?
Mr Ahmad will assess your suitability for the procedure, discuss the details of the procedure and explain post-procedural care.
What Does Non Surgical Blepharoplasty Involve?
PlexR® uses plasma beam technology to reduce excess skin on the upper or lower eyelids and tighten the skin area around the eyes, without damaging the surrounding or deeper tissue layers. The procedure is carried out using a local anaesthetic cream and is usually completed within 30 minutes.
How Long Does It Take?
Approximately 30 minutes.
How Will I Feel Afterwards?
Post-procedure swelling is common. You are advised to take painkillers and sometimes antihistamine to minimise discomfort and swelling. You are also advised to use foundation by Oxygenetix. This is applied over the are of the procedure for six weeks.
How Long Will I Be In Hospital?
The procedure is performed in the aesthetic clinic and takes approximately 30 minutes. You are given some refreshment before going home. A follow-up appointment is made for approximately two weeks later.
Are There Any Side Effects To The Procedure?
Post-procedural eyelid swelling is common.
POST PROCEDURE, RECOVERY & THE FUTURE
Will I See The Surgeon Again After The Procedure?
You are seen again approximately two weeks later. Further follow-ups are arranged accordingly.
Do I Need To Take Time Off Work?
The procedure doesnu2019t require time off work. However, it is advised to have it done at the end of the week, which allows the weekend for any swelling to subside.
How Long Will It Take To Recover?
Most of the swelling subsides in three to four days, along with any discomfort. Following the procedure a brown scab will form over the area treated, this falls off in approximately seven days. You are advised to keep using foundation over the area for at least six weeks.
When Can I Wear Makeup Again?
There is no restriction on the use of makeup.
To find out more and to book a consultation, please make an appointment with Mr. Ahmad by contacting his secretary via email or ring her on 01872 248325.