Transform your look with our Blepharoplasty and Puffiness Removal service.

The aesthetic procedure of blepharoplasty and bag removal is completely the order of the day among people seeking to remove fat bags accumulated in the upper or lower eyelids, since in some cases it can grow considerably.

It is a popular and widespread type of surgery that we perform in our cosmetic surgery clinic in Ibiza. If you think you are an ideal candidate to undergo it, in the following guide we tell you all about the procedure.

What is Blepharoplasty and Puffiness Removal?

Blepharoplasty is a type of eyelid surgery. It can be a cosmetic or reconstructive treatment, which aims to improve the appearance of sagging skin when it is weak and falls or accumulates in the upper or lower eyelid.

The surgery is usually performed to eliminate that annoying feeling of eyelid hanging over the eyes or bags, which often add years to us. But apart from that, from a health point of view, it can even reduce the field of vision and cause headaches. So it is interesting in both cases.

The ideal is to study the patient’s situation and propose one option or the other depending on the patient’s condition. In the case of performing it, it is an outpatient procedure and does not require hospitalization, so the patient returns home the same day. The duration of the intervention varies according to each case.

What is the ideal candidate to undergo this surgery?

There are people who seek in this intervention to improve their appearance and rejuvenate their look, taking years off. But it can also be a person who has vision problems.

In any case, people with good health and psychological stability are good candidates to undergo this type of surgery. In general, a health examination, blood tests and electrocardiogram can be performed before the intervention to confirm that the patient can undergo the surgery.

Normally, it is suitable for people between 35 and 60 years of age. This is the most frequent profile of people who undergo this type of surgery. Mainly, they are people who seek to eliminate excess bags, skin and dark circles under the eyes that occur as the years go by and that can be very unsightly.


Types of blepharoplasty

To stop this problem the patient can undergo these interventions:

  • Upper blepharoplasty: this technique is performed under local anesthesia. Its objective is to eliminate drooping eyelids, excess skin and / or bags located in the upper eyelid; largely eliminating the feeling of sad or tired look.
  • Lower blepharoplasty: this type of surgery is performed on the lower eyelid, when excessive skin and fat accumulate in the lower bags and dark circles under the eyes.
  • Complete blepharoplasty: in this case the surgery is performed on both eyelids, upper and lower.

Although the procedure is usually performed under local anesthesia or local anesthesia plus sedation, general anesthesia may be necessary. In many cases it depends on the surgeon’s preferences and the patient’s pathology, and any of these types of anesthesia may be considered.

Are there scars?

The procedure leaves some small scars. After the operation they may have a pinkish color, but with time they will become almost invisible. The risk of poor scarring is low, but in any case the care must be performed correctly.


As for the postoperative period, care is simple for the patient. It is important to rest for a few days and apply cold to the area to reduce inflammation.

It is not advisable to do sports or exercise during the first two weeks. In some cases, an ointment and medication such as anti-inflammatories and a preventive antibiotic may be prescribed.

Although the postoperative period is not usually painful, it is important to follow the surgeons’ instructions.

Side effects such as excessive tearing, a little blurred vision or hypersensitivity to light may appear in the first weeks, but they will gradually disappear.


When will the results be seen?

The results of this surgery are practically immediate, since they can be seen from the first two weeks. Therefore, after the postoperative phase, important advances can already be noticed, since the patient will see that his problems have disappeared and he can now lead a normal life.

Blepharoplasty and bag removal in Ibiza

If you are interested in blepharoplasty surgery and removal of puffiness in Ibiza, in our clinic we are at your disposal. You can come to the clinic without obligation for a first evaluation, in order to propose the options available depending on your case.

Regardless of whether it is an aesthetic or health problem, we can help you. Let the best professionals advise you.

Blepharoplasty with CO2 laser in Eiviestetic

At Eiviestetic we also perform CO2 laser blepharoplasty.
Blepharoplasty with CO2 laser offers several advantages over the traditional technique. For example, we achieve greater precision in the cut, which causes less damage to adjacent tissues, this generates very little inflammation of all structures, surgery is much cleaner than with the traditional method. 

The laser also allows us to coagulate all the vessels that we find during the intervention.

For the patient it is very beneficial, because he will have a shorter and more comfortable postoperative period. There will be less swelling during the postoperative period, less edema and less risk of hematoma. The incorporation to normal life will be very fast.

In the same intervention with CO2 laser we can make a complementary treatment of resurfacing, or what is the same, eliminate other skin defects such as blemishes, fine wrinkles and even give more tension to the tissues. In this way we enhance much more the aesthetic results of the patient.


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