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Eyelid Lift in Düsseldorf

Upper eyelid tightening – a small procedure with big results

Information on eyelid tightening

Treatment duration: approx. 1 ½  hours
Anaesthesia: local anesthesia + twilight sleep
Hospital stay: outpatient
Downtime: approx. 7 days
Avoidance of sport:  2 weeks
Price: from 2400 €

The skin which makes up the eyelid is especially soft and sensitive. During early adulthood, small wrinkles can appear when the skin loses its elasticity. Drooping eyelids and bags under the eyes can make one’s face appear exhausted and stressed. Sometimes excess skin from the upper eyelid rests on the eyelashes, obstructing vision. By lifting the upper eyelid, the eye will have a renewed field of vision.

The excess skin and surplus fat, which usually extend beyond the crow’s feet or laughing lines, are removed from the upper eyelid and sutured with a fine thread. The scars in an eyelid lift disappear completely, blending in with the natural crease of the eyelid.

The eyelid lift is performed under local anesthesia, or sedation if desired, and does not require a hospital stay.

Within a few days after the procedure, patients are able to confidently go about their daily routine without worrying about scars or bruising.


Lower eyelid tightening - for glowing, youthful eyes

In the lower eyelid lift, excess skin is removed with a very fine incision below the eyelashes. Fatty tissue and musculature are used to restore the tension of the lower eyelid region. After the lower eyelid lift, the eyelids will appear youthfully firm while also enhancing the glow of the eyes. Most importantly, the incision is completely invisible.

Swelling is normal after a lower eyelid lift, lasting slightly longer than the swelling from an upper eyelid lift. Both procedures can be performed individually or in combination. We will be happy to advise you on the specifics of an upper eyelid lift and a lower eyelid lift as part of a detailed and private consultation at our practice in Düsseldorf.

Important questions & answers about the upper and lower eyelid lift in Düsseldorf

What are the risks and complications?

Complications are very rare in both eyelid procedures. Sometimes swelling can remain in the area of the lower eyelids over a period of several weeks. However, irritation of the conjunctiva rarely occurs. These symptoms are temporary in nature and typically disappear without a trace. We will be happy to inform you of the most suitable method in a private consultation.

Can I combine the procedure with other treatments?

A combined treatment, e.g. with a facelift or minimally invasive wrinkle treatment, is definitely feasible. We can also provide you with competent contact persons for this.

What does an upper or lower eyelid lift cost?

The prices of an upper or lower eyelid lift vary and start at 2400€. Please understand, however, that the exact price of the procedure can only be determined after a detailed consultation and planning by our specialists.

How long does it take to heal after an upper or lower eyelid lift?

The healing process takes about two weeks. However, it may take a little longer with the lower eyelid lift. In the first week after the operation, the healing areas must be covered with small patches to protect them.

How long can scar redness last?

Scar redness can last for several weeks. Within the first two weeks after the procedure, bruising may be visible. After one week you can begin to apply make-up.

How long before one can engage in sports activities after an eyelid lift?

No sports should be practiced after the first two weeks of an upper or lower eyelid lift.

How long is the procedure of an upper eyelid lift in combination with the lower eyelid lift?

The total time for an upper eyelid lift, including lower eyelid lift, is 1.5 - 2 hours.

Can I wear my glasses or contact lenses after the procedure?

You can wear glasses immediately after the procedure. You should not wear contact lenses in the first two weeks after a lower eyelid lift.

Is an eyelid lift possible with eczema of the upper eyelid?

An upper eyelid lift is possible if eczema is present on the upper eyelid. The discomfort can be improved or even completely eliminated.




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