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Facts About Male Blepharoplasty

Male Blepharoplasty | Male Cosmetic Surgery 

Our eyes are the main attraction of our face, thus keeping it youthful and glowing is important regardless if we are male or female. Male blepharoplasty has in fact become a popular aesthetic surgery for men. It can help fix drooping upper eyelids and bulging eye bags. Its medical benefit is to improve ones vision.

Who are the candidates for Male Blepharoplasty?
Healthy men but has problems with their eyes like drooping upper eyelids and bulging eye bags are considered candidates for male blepharoplasty.

However, there are several requirements that should be met. Good health condition is a must. Men that are suffering from thyroid diseases, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and deficiency in tear production might not qualify for male blepharoplasty.

The Procedure

Male blepharoplasty is normally performed in a short period of time. Like any surgical procedure, blepharoplasty utilizes anesthesia. It is performed by trimming excess fat, skin as well as muscle that causes the eye bags or the higher eyelids to wilt.

The remaining skin will be reattached to create a more enhance appearance of the eyes. It will also reduce the puffiness under the eye. There would be some incisions but the cuts will be positioned carefully to minimize scarring.

Benefits of Male Blepharoplasty

The benefit of blepharoplasty can be aesthetic or functional. The aesthetic benefit of blepharoplasty is the overall outward show of the eyes. It doesn’t only correct puffiness and sagginess of some parts of the eye but also correct fine lines and wrinkles.

On the other hand, the functional benefit of blepharoplasty is the enhancement of one’s eyesight. Sagging upper eyelids can impair one’s vision as it covers the eye. This can be corrected by blepharoplasty with additional bonus of beauty.

Normally, insurance companies will not cover eyelid surgery if it is performed purposely to enhance the appearance of the eyes. However, if in situation where blepharoplasty is performed to correct vision impairment, most of the insurance companies would cover the operation since it is non-elective procedure.

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