Eye-Bag Surgery And Its Process


Eye bag surgery has become a common procedure these days. Everyone above 20 years of age undergoes the surgery to look pretty or to get rid of the eye bags. Before going deep into the causes let’s see the procedure of an eye bag surgery. The surgery includes four main steps:

1. Anesthesia:

Anesthesia is the first step of every surgery. Not only for eye bag surgery (ผ่าตัดถุงใต้ตา, which is the term in Thai) but for also other surgeries anesthesia must be used to make the patient feel less pain. Four types of anesthesia are generally used for surgeries. They are general anesthesia, local anesthesia, sedation, and regional anesthesia. General or local anesthesia is used especially for eye-bag surgery.

2. Incision

An incision is done below the eyelids. The extra fat or the amount is removed in this step.

3. Closing

This is the final step of the surgery stitches or glue is used to close the lids.

4. Recovery

The patient can be discharged on the same day of the surgery. But it takes 1-3 weeks for the eyes to get back to a normal state.

Let’s See The Reasons For Eye Swelling

While there are many reasons they can be classified into two types.

  • General Issues
  • Serious Issues

General Issues

General issues of eye swelling are those which are temporary and do not need much care. But these issues may lead to very serious problems at times. Lack of sleep causes eye swelling. This reason can also be a serious issue. Mainly for people who follow and timeless schedules, lack of sleep causes eye swelling and other serious issues too.

High salty foods and meals also result in eye swelling and puffiness. Aging also results in swelling of the eyes. The tissues may get weak due to age which results in swelling of eyes or eyelashes. The fat that supports and protects the eyelids shifts to the lower part causing swelling and fluffiness.

A few fluids may come together in the region below the eye that causes swelling and puffiness.

Serious Issues

Allergy can be considered into serious issues as they affect are too much to face. The different types of allergies that cause swelling include:

  • Pollen
  • Dust
  • Pollution
  • Chemicals

Infection: Infections like pink eyes, Stye also cause swelling and puffiness. Along with eye swelling, these infections also have some serious side effects.

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