The eyes are one of the first parts of the face that shows signs of aging. It is often an inherited tendency as in young patients of both sexes with bulging bags and dark circles. Other factors are produced by solar damage over time.
Aged eyelids show the following signs:
1) Excess skin and lowering the upper and lower eyelids.
2) Bulging fat bags.
5) dark circles.
All this gives the face a tired and aged look. Eyelid Surgery assisted by laser seeks to recover fresh, relaxed, natural and youthful eyes.
Laser assisted transconjunctival blepharoplasty.
It involves removal the bags from the lower eyelids through an incision in the conjunctiva and upper eyelids through a small incision in the inner corner of the upper eyelid., Which does not require stitches.
Skin resurfacing is performed with a carbon dioxide laser fractional micro (Firexel) that has a skin analyzer parameter allows us to adapt to every skin type.
The assisted transconjunctival laser blepharoplasty does not dry skin and prevents much of the unwanted effects seen with the conventional technique.
Assisted transconjunctival blepharoplasty rejuvenates laser, preserving the normal anatomy of the eyelids, leaving a fresh, natural without surgical stigmata.
Anesthesia: The surgery is performed under local anesthesia and sedation. The patient wakes the procedure is completed immediately and retires to his home a few hours later. The time duration of the procedure is about 30 minutes. Surgery and postoperative are painless. This surgery plus no visible scarring, produces less edema and bruising than traditional surgery eyelid surgery.
Return to normal activities.
• You can resume normal activities the day after surgery.
• You can resume physical activities, like running or yoga, one week after surgery.
• You may resume strenuous activity or fitness and weight high impact cardio, four weeks after surgery.
Advantages of skin rejuvenation laser carbon dioxide.
1) Conventional surgery of the eyelids resection is based on a very small portion of palpebral skin while the rest goes untreated.
2) The micro dioxide laser resurfacing fractional Firexel allows comprehensive, The skin of the upper and lower eyelids and if necessary the rest of the face in mime during surgery.
Acts as the carbon dioxide laser in tissues.
Firexel light energy removes the superficial layers of skin aging and sun damage by the passage of time. On the surface of the skin eliminating blemishes, dark circles and wrinkles. In the depth of tissue heating and produces a stimulation of collagen and elastic fibers. Producing a skin-tightening effect.
Eyelid surgery assisted carbon dioxide laser requires a new type of medical training operator.
Hoogstra Clinic provides medical training courses for nationals and foreigners who want to enter this field.
I thank Professor Dr. Daniel Calloway for having enthusiastic and taught to perform this procedure at the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, USA. The assisted transconjunctival laser blepharoplasty Carbon Dioxide doing the come over 17 years and every day I am more excited about the results obtained and the degree of satisfaction of patients.
Alternative procedures for rejuvenation of the eye and its contour.
Sometimes excess upper eyelid skin is the result of sagging eyebrows, then the indication could be the use of botulinum toxin or an endoscopic forehead lift, nose and eyebrows.
These issues and others are going to treat other News.
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