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Eyelid Lift Ranks in the Top 5 Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

25 Nov

An Upper Eyelid Lift (blepharoplasty) is a very popular procedure that consistently ranks in the top 5 cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States. In Australia too eyelid surgery is one of the top cosmetic surgery procedures. But not all eyelid surgery is cosmetic surgery. The functional and medical benefit of eyelid surgery is more than the pure cosmetic benefits. 

For the best results from an upper eyelid lift, the surgeon must consider the tissue dynamics and tissue elasticity of skin and muscle.

In a recent study, Japanese surgeons operated successfully on 50 patients. By measuring the maximum eyelid height on stretch and the resting eyelid height with eyes closed, the surgeons were able to achieve excellent results and patient satisfaction.

A six month follow up of the 50 patients revealed a high degree of patient satisfaction and improvements in psychological factors such as self esteem and confidence.

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Topics: Face Eyelids
Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS

Written by Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS

Dr. Naveen Somia is a Sydney Plastic Surgeon who listens to his patients, understands their problems and works alongside them to help achieve their aesthetic goals by applying his skills and years of experience in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. A published author on Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Naveen’s blog is aimed at helping you make the right choices and stay safe in your quest to look your personal best.