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Upper Blepharoplasty

Upper Blepharoplasty: A New Vision of Youthful Elegance

Upper Blepharoplasty, often referred to as an "eyelid lift", is a transformative procedure designed to rejuvenate the eyes by addressing sagging skin, eye bags, and other signs of aging.

As one of the most expressive features of the face, the eyes often reveal the first signs of aging. Mr. Aftab Ahmed, a renowned plastic surgeon with clinics in Manchester, Doncaster, Sheffield, and Nottingham, brings his vast expertise and precision to this delicate procedure, ensuring results that are both natural and revitalizing.

Types of Upper Blepharoplasty:

Upper Blepharoplasty is a versatile procedure that can be customized to cater to the unique anatomical features and aesthetic desires of each patient. While the overarching objective remains the rejuvenation of the upper eyelids, the specific techniques and approaches can vary. Here's a deeper dive into the different types of Upper Blepharoplasty:

  • Traditional Upper Blepharoplasty: This is the standard procedure where excess skin and fat are removed from the upper eyelids. It addresses the sagging or drooping appearance that can give the eyes a tired look, restoring a more alert and youthful appearance.

  • Brow Lift combined with Blepharoplasty: For some individuals, the drooping of the eyebrows contributes significantly to the aged appearance of the eyes. In such cases, a brow lift can be combined with the eyelid surgery. This procedure elevates the position of the eyebrows, reducing the amount of skin that droops over the eyelids and enhancing the overall rejuvenation effect.

  • Muscle tightening: Over time, the muscle of the upper eyelid can become lax. In certain cases, a subtle tightening of this muscle can be performed to enhance the contour and shape of the eyelid.

  • Upper Lid crease creation (double eyelid Surgery): For individuals who lack a defined upper eyelid crease, a specialized technique can be employed to create a natural-looking fold, often referred to as double eyelid surgery.

It's essential to understand that the best approach is highly individualized. During the consultation, Mr. Aftab Ahmed will conduct a thorough assessment, considering factors like skin elasticity, bone structure, and facial balance, to recommend the most suitable type of Upper Blepharoplasty for optimal results.

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Procedure details:

  • Pre-surgery consultations and preparations: Every patient's journey begins with a comprehensive pre-treatment consultation with Mr. Ahmed. Here, individual needs are assessed, and a tailored treatment plan is crafted.

  • The surgical process: The procedure itself is typically performed under local anaesthetic, ensuring patient comfort. Precise incisions are made along the natural crease of the upper eyelid, allowing for the removal or redistribution of skin, muscle, and fat.

  • Duration and post-surgery care: Post-treatment care instructions are provided to ensure optimal healing and results.

Recovery and side effects:

  • Expected recovery timeline and stages: Following the procedure, patients may experience mild swelling and bruising, akin to having "black eyes". These symptoms typically subside within a week. It's crucial to follow post-surgery care tips, such as using prescribed eye drops, avoiding strenuous activities, and protecting the eyes from direct sunlight.

  • Common side effects and Tips: While complications are rare, it's essential to be aware of potential side effects like blurred vision and to promptly consult with Mr. Ahmed or a medical professional if concerns arise.

Upper Blepharoplasty Costs:

The cost of Upper Blepharoplasty varies based on individual needs and the complexity of the procedure. During the initial consultation, a detailed cost breakdown will be provided, ensuring transparency and clarity. Call 0333 242 2816 today or email us at for further information related to Upper Blepharoplasty costs.

Why Choose Mr. Ahmed's Clinic for your Upper Blepharoplasty procedure?

Choosing the right plastic surgeon is paramount for a procedure as delicate as Upper Blepharoplasty. Mr. Aftab Ahmed stands out with his extensive experience, meticulous attention to detail, and commitment to patient care. His state-of-the-art clinics across Manchester, Doncaster, Sheffield, and Nottingham offer a serene environment where patients can embark on their transformative journey with confidence and peace of mind. Call 0333 242 2816 today and discover the new you!

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Mr Ahmed has trained as an ENT Surgeon with subsequent Fellowship training in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in America and Europe.

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