Upper Face & Eyelids
Upper Face Rejuvenation Procedures
Upper face rejuvenation refers to a group of cosmetic procedures that aim to improve the appearance of the upper face, which includes the forehead, eyebrows, and eyes. These procedures can address issues such as wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin, and drooping eyebrows.
Some common upper face rejuvenation procedures include:
- Blepharoplasty: Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, can be used to remove excess skin and fat from the upper and lower eyelids.
- Brow lift: A brow lift is a surgical procedure that can be used to lift sagging eyebrows and smooth out wrinkles on the forehead.
- Wrinkle-relaxing injections: Botulinum toxin is a neuromodulator that can be used to relax the muscles that cause wrinkles and fine lines on the forehead and around the eyes.
- Dermal fillers: Dermal fillers can be used to add volume to the cheeks and temples, which can help to lift the skin and smooth out wrinkles.
- Tear Trough fillers: Tear Trough fillers can be used to add volume to the under-eye area.
- It’s important to note that these procedures are not one-size-fits-all, and the best procedure for you may depend on your individual needs and goals. It is always recommended to consult with a specialist plastic surgeon to discuss the best options for you.
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is a cosmetic procedure that involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the upper and lower eyelids. The goal of the surgery is to improve the appearance of the eyes and correct any functional issues that may be caused by drooping or sagging eyelids. This procedure can also be done for medical reasons when the excess skin is blocking vision. Recovery time varies and depends on the extent of the surgery, but most people can return to normal activities within 2 weeks.
Eyelid Lift (Upper Blepharoplasty)
Upper eyelid lift surgery, also known as upper blepharoplasty, is one of the most popular eyelid surgery procedures to reverse signs of facial ageing. The eyelids begin to droop as we age, which may partially cover the eyes. Droopy and sagging upper eyelids can make someone look much older than they actually are. In some cases, vision impairment may occur due to significant eyelid sagging. Upper eyelid surgery can effectively address these concerns. An upper blepharoplasty can effectively lift the upper eyelids for a more youthful appearance with both bigger and wider eyes.
Eyebag Removal (Lower Blepharoplasty)
Lower blepharoplasty, also known as under-eye bags removal or a lower eyelid lift, is a facial rejuvenation procedure which is designed to address signs of ageing affecting the lower eyelids. Sagging lower eyelids can make someone look much older than they actually are. As part of the ageing process, the lower eyelids gradually become increasingly saggy and puffy looking. Lower eyelid fat can begin to bulge and cause eye bags under your eyes, causing you to look tired even if you feel fine. Eyebag removal is the best way to get rid of bags under your eyes.
Almond Eye Surgery (Canthoplasty)
Almond eye surgery also known as canthoplasty, involves surgically altering the position of the eyelids to change the shape of the outer eye. The lateral canthus refers to the outer angle of the eye and greatly contributes to the overall shape of your eyes. If the outer corner is tilted downwards, this may make people appear fatigued and sleepy with smaller-looking eyes. Lateral canthoplasty focuses on the repositioning of the tendons that support the outer eye to create more striking and refreshed eyes that often have an almond-shaped appearance.
Asian Blepharoplasty (Double Eyelid Surgery)
Asian blepharoplasty, also known as double eyelid surgery, is designed to create a single eyelid crease and reduce the appearance of an epicanthal fold. This helps produce wider and more open eyes that appear more youthful and refreshed. Asian men and women of far eastern heritage can have the procedure, which is often combined with lower eyelid surgery for enhanced results.
Male Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty For Men)
Male eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty for men involves the removal of fat and excess skin removal with muscle tightening of the upper and lower eyelids. Droopy upper eyelids and puffy bags under the eyes often cause men to look older and more tired than they actually feel. In some cases, hooded eyes in men may interfere with vision. Eyelid surgery for men can help to restore a more youthful and refreshed look.
Laser blepharoplasty is a cosmetic eyelid surgery that is typically performed under local anaesthesia and sedation. It involves the use of a laser to remove excess skin, fat, and muscle from the eyelids, resulting in a more youthful and refreshed appearance. While some discomfort and swelling can be expected after the procedure, pain can generally be managed with medication. Overall, laser blepharoplasty is a tolerable and effective way to improve the appearance of the eyelids.
Revision blepharoplasty is a cosmetic eyelid surgery that is performed to correct or improve the results of a previous blepharoplasty procedure. It may be necessary due to unsatisfactory results from the initial surgery, or changes that have occurred over time. Revision blepharoplasty typically involves addressing any remaining excess skin, fat, or muscle that was not properly addressed in the previous surgery, as well as addressing any scarring or asymmetry that may have occurred. The procedure is tailored to the individual’s specific needs and goals, and can often be more complex than the initial surgery. It’s important to choose a qualified and experienced surgeon who specializes in revision blepharoplasty to achieve the best possible results.
Tear Trough Filler (Under Eye Filler)
Tear trough filler or under eye filler is a non-invasive method of reducing volume loss and dark circles under the eyes. Tear trough treatment at Centre for Surgery is only performed by advanced injectors who are expert in the treatment of tear trough correction as this can be a difficult area to treat effectively. The need for lower eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty can be reduced or even eliminated with regular tear trough injection treatment.
SmoothEye Laser (Non Surgical Eye Lift)
SmoothEye or non-surgical eyelid reduction is a treatment that uses the Fotona laser. SmoothEye treatment uses controlled non-ablative laser energy to increase the production of collagen in the deeper layers of the skin. SmoothEye is a fast, effective and non-invasive treatment that improves the appearance of eyelid wrinkles and skin laxity. Results from this procedure continue to improve over time, leaving the area more rejuvenated and refreshed.
AccuTite is a minimally invasive procedure that uses radiofrequency energy to tighten and contour the skin on small, hard-to-treat areas of the face and body, such as the lower eyelids, nasolabial folds, and neck. It is a smaller version of the FaceTite device and allows the surgeon to work on smaller and more delicate areas. The procedure is performed by inserting a small, thin probe under the skin, which delivers heat energy to the tissues, causing them to contract and tighten. The procedure is typically performed under local anaesthesia and recovery time varies depending on the individual. Usually, the patient can return to normal activities within a day or two.
Brow Lift (Forehead Lift)
A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, is a surgical procedure used to improve the appearance of the forehead and eyebrows. The procedure is designed to address wrinkles and lines on the forehead, as well as sagging or drooping eyebrows. The procedure typically involves making an incision in the hairline, lifting and repositioning the forehead skin, and then removing any excess skin. The result is a more youthful and refreshed appearance, a smoother forehead and more elevated eyebrows.
Temporal Brow Lift (Lateral Brow Lift)
A temporal brow lift, also known as a lateral brow lift is commonly requested by women and men who would like to achieve or maintain a youthful appearance which emphasises the vitality of one’s facial features. Drooping or sagging of the outer aspect of the eyebrow can result in upper eyelid hooding. Non-invasive treatments to achieve a brow lift become increasingly ineffective as we get older. Often the best solution is a mini brow lift, also known as a temporal brow lift, for the correction of drooping of the lateral eyebrow.
Endoscopic Brow Lift
An endoscopic brow lift is designed to lift saggy or droopy eyebrows to a more youthful position. This helps to improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the forehead for a smoother appearance. People may often appear sad, angry or worried at rest. Endoscopic brow lift surgery can help address undesirable facial expressions by removing excess skin that may be contributing to a tired look. The procedure is commonly combined with eyelid surgery and/or a facelift for enhanced anti-ageing effects.
Forehead Osteoma Removal
Forehead osteoma removal is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of an osteoma, a benign bone tumour, from the forehead. The procedure is performed under general anaesthesia and typically involves an incision in the scalp, through which the tumour is carefully excised. Depending on the size and location of the osteoma, the surgeon may need to remove a section of the skull to access the tumour. After the tumour is removed, the incision is closed with sutures or staples, and a bandage is applied to the area. Recovery time can vary, but most patients can return to normal activities within a few weeks. It’s important to note that Osteoma is a benign tumour, but if it’s causing any symptoms or pressure to surrounding structures, it may need to be removed.
Hairline Lowering (Forehead Reduction)
Hairline lowering surgery, also known as forehead reduction or hairline advancement, is a surgical procedure that aims to reduce the height of the forehead by moving the hairline downward. This can be done by removing a section of the bone at the hairline and advancing the remaining skin and hair forward to create a lower hairline. The procedure is typically performed under general anaesthesia and can take several hours to complete. Recovery time can vary but may take several weeks. This procedure is used to reduce the size of the forehead and to make it more proportionate with the rest of the face. Hairline lowering surgery can be done alone or in conjunction with other facial cosmetic procedures.