Cosmetic Eyelid and facial plastic surgery are also named cosmetic Pericular surgery. It is done around the eyes. There are several procedures related to it. This helps in removing the hooded or baggy eyelids. It is responsible to improve the aesthetic appearance of the eyelids and the surrounding areas of the face. Eyebrows, forehead and mid-face are also included in this. Other related aesthetic treatments are also there.
What does Cosmetic Surgery include?
Upper eyelid blepharoplasty
Lower eyelid blepharoplasty
Eyebrow and/or forehead lift – Endoscopic& non-endoscopic
Mid face/cheek lift
Botulinum toxin (Botox®) for lines and brow ptosis
Fillersaround the eyes , Face fillers
Oculoplastic surgeons are responsible to give treatment to the two most common Cosmetic surgery operations and they are
There are two most common aesthetic treatments which are done by oculoplastic surgeons
Botulinum toxin A (such as BOTOX® and DYSPORT®)
Filler injections (formulations include Restylane®)
What is blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure. This helps in removing the excess tissues of muscle, skin and sometimes fat from the upper and lower eyelids. This treatment comes hand in hand with the brow lift treatment and botulinum toxin. Cosmetic reasons and fundamental reasons are included in blepharoplasty surgery.
What is a brow lift?
Drooping eyebrows and forehead find their place with the help of eyebrow lift surgery. These surgical procedures help to raise the level of the eyebrow to its exact place. In most cases, this treatment is done with blepharoplasty. The main reason for this surgery is to correct eyebrow ptosis.
There are different kinds of brow lift techniques, endoscopic or non-endoscopic, with or without fixation e.g. Endotine
What is Botulinum toxin treatment?
Botulinum toxin treatment is done by pushing the injection. The facial muscles overaction lead to activity lines. Especially on the forehead, around the eyes, vertical frown lines and smile lines. Glabella lines or vertical frown lines, forehead lines and crow’s feet or smile lines around the eyes are the common sites of injection. Botulinum toxins help to inactive the facial muscles which cause these lines. There are a series of small injections with have their peak effect. These are pushed one after another weekly. When the situation improves gradually, it wears off over three months approximately.
What is a filler?
A filler is the filling and inserting process of a synthetic substance such as Restylane ®. Surgeons inject the depressions or tear troughs below the eyes and the lines between the nose and the mouth (nasolabial folds). There are a variety of fillers, they can be temporary, semi-permanent or permanent, depending on what material is injected. Restylane is temporary. The patients’ fat (autologous Coleman fat) are generally used to fill out depressed areas around the eyelids.
Who needs to undergo cosmetic eyelid and facial plastic surgery and aesthetic treatments?
Several different surgeons can perform cosmetic eyelid and facial plastic surgery and aesthetic treatments
Ophthalmologists trained as oculoplastic surgeons
Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeons
Indovision cataract & laser eye centre offers all the latest world class surgical procedures for aesthetic procedures in Pune. Most advanced techniques and guidelines are practised by our experts at affordable cost.
We are always adopting innovative technologies to deliver best eyecare. At Indovision, our highly trained ophthalmologists strive to provide sharpest vision using state-of-the-art equipment.
Dr Sarika Sethia is a Gold medallist in ophthalmology. She is also Diplomat of National Board. She has presented oral paper, posters & lectures at various national & international conferences. She has completed many fellowships & training courses in advanced cataract & laser vision correction surgeries. She has worked at post graduate institute as Assistant Professor. She is on panel of prestigious hospitals in Pune like Jehangir hospital, Sanjeevan hospital & Global hospital. Currently she is director at Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre.