blepharoplasty in turkey

Blepharoplasty in Turkey

Blepharoplasty in Turkey Istanbul or Blepharoplasty Surgery is a plastic surgery created to remove or tighten sagging and drooping eyelids, as well as to get rid of puffy circles around the eyes to obtain a smooth, tight and more youthful appearance of eyelids.

Blepharoplasty can be performed under general or local anesthesia and takes about two hours and the results are immediate and lasting for 7 to 15 years according to the nature of the patient’s skin, age and other criteria related to personal care and the environment.

Anesthesia Local / General
Procedure Duration1-2 hours
ResultsImmediate / 10 years Approx. 
Convalescence4 days 
Stay in Hospital1 Night in case of general anesthesia
Turk Aesthetic Cost1500 euro / 3000 euro
Blepharoplasty in Turkey

How is Blepharoplasty Surgery performed in Turkey?

With the passage of time and advancing age, the shape and appearance of our eyelids changes, as it can sag and droop over the eyes, and thus this puffiness or flabby eyelid makes you look tired and more advanced in age, and sometimes it can obscure the vision if the sagging is severe with a feeling of heaviness above the eye, so resort to The surgical procedure to tighten the eyelids to get rid of the excess skin or fat and solve the mentioned problems and improve the appearance of the eyes to give a more healthy and youthful look compared to before the procedure.

Blepharoplasty Surgery Video in Turkey

Below is a video of the method of Blepharoplasty Surgery in Istanbul, Turkey.

Who Can Perform Blepharoplasty

Anyone who is in good health and over the age of 18 and suffers from a disturbing appearance of the eyelids that appear swollen, flabby or asymmetrical, giving an annoying appearance and a negative impact on the shape of the face in general, in addition to a kind of embarrassment and lack of self-confidence, can accept this procedure.

Who Can Not Perform Blepharoplasty Surgery in Turkey

  • Everyone who has not yet reached the age of 18.
  • Suffering from a chronic or contagious disease.
  • His eyelid shapes are closer to the natural shape, he can wait for a more advanced age before accepting the procedure.

The Doctor Who Does Blepharoplasty Surgery

Blepharoplasty Surgery is a cosmetic procedure performed by a plastic surgeon who has sufficient experience to perform this type of operation. No doctor from another specialty can perform this type of operation.

It is taken into account when choosing a hospital or medical center to investigate a reliable center, a clinical environment with a high degree of sterilization, and a highly qualified doctor. The high cost of the procedure may sometimes reflect the center’s high efficiency and credibility, so it is preferable not to discuss or bargain on the issue of the high price.

Anesthesia types used in Blepharoplasty Surgery in Turkey

Blepharoplasty Surgery can be performed under local or general anesthesia. The doctor determines the type of anesthesia according to the patient’s desire, in addition to the possibility of anesthesia according to the condition of each patient’s body separately.

In cases of general anesthesia for the body, the patient must stop eating and drinking 6 hours before the operation to avoid feeling uncomfortable in the stomach after waking up from the operation, the patient stays in the hospital for one night in the case of general anesthesia for the body, and the cost of general anesthesia for the body is more high compared to anesthesia temporary.

When the operation is performed under the influence of local anesthesia, what we have mentioned does not apply, but it is considered simpler in terms of procedures and less expensive.

Blepharoplasty Surgery Steps in Turkey

Total Time: 1 hour

Before the Process

Before starting the eyelid lift and plastic surgery, it is preferable to tell the doctor about any chronic diseases that the person suffers from or any medications used, if any, and to inform the doctor about any previous operations that were performed, without neglecting any information related to the health condition. Several instructions must be followed, the most important of which are:
Discuss with the doctor about the results related to the operation.
Refrain from food and drink for at least six hours before the operation in case of general anesthesia.
Inform the doctor of any medications used periodically.
Refrain from alcohol and smoking for at least one week before the operation.
Stop any blood-thinning medications such as aspirin after consulting a doctor.
Choose comfortable clothes on the day of the operation.

During the Process

Anesthesia is carried out according to the agreed method. It also determines the case of drooping eyelids, whether it is simple, medium or advanced, and the areas that will be removed are the upper eyelids only, the lower eyelids, or both.
The surgeon draws the lines of surgery on the eyelids and begins with an incision within the wrinkles on the skin of the eyelid, through which he removes and repositions the shape of the skin and tightens the muscles and sagging skin. At the end of the operation, the incisions will be closed with a special adhesive or removable sutures. The process takes about two hours.

After the Process

After the surgery, the plastic surgeon gives specific instructions, including how to care for the eyes, and to the extent that you adhere to the doctor’s instructions, you will get better results. Here are some things to consider:
Get complete rest and make sure to take medications and take painkillers and anti-inflammatories prescribed by the doctor to reduce any complications.
Reducing or abstaining from smoking and stopping blood-thinning medications.
Drink plenty of fluids, which helps in better recovery and wound healing in less time.
Adequate sleep after the operation and lying on the back only in the first period determined by the doctor after the operation.
Wound care The doctor uses customized sutures that dissolve on their own within 10-14 days, after which the sutures begin to disappear.

Before and After Blepharoplasty Surgery in Turkey

Here are some before and after pictures of Blepharoplasty Surgery in Turkey that were performed at Turk Aesthetic Center in Istanbul.

Instructions After Blepharoplasty

There are many instructions to be followed after Blepharoplasty Surgery in Turkey, the most important of which are:

  • Strictly follow the instructions given by the doctor and adhere to the use of medicines on time.
  • Exposure to direct sunlight or high heat.
  • Avoid using makeup and wash the face with cold water only without soap.
  • Sleeping lying on the back only makes sure to sleep fickle.
  • Drink plenty of water and fluids.

Pros and Cons


The negatives after eyelid lift surgery in Turkey are steadily increasing with the degree of experience of the surgeon, in addition to the patient’s failure to adhere to the instructions recommended after the operation. The most important thing that can be mentioned is not getting the expected results.


When obtaining successful results, the patient regains his self-confidence as a result of getting rid of the annoying shape of the eyelids, and he will also get a better vision as a result of getting rid of the weight of the upper eyelids, in addition to a more youthful and beautiful appearance.

Side effects

  • Swelling and redness in the eye area.
  • Simple itch.
  • Discomfort in the first week.
  • Temporary dry eyes.

Blepharoplasty Surgery in Turkey Istanbul

Turkey in general, and Istanbul in particular, is the destination for many tourists who visit Turkey for the purpose of treatment and tourism at the same time because of the many advantages, such as the multiplicity of options, the expertise of doctors, the quality of service and reasonable prices. Blepharoplasty Surgery in Turkey is one of the options available for facelift, and its cost varies between 1500 – 2500 euros, according to each center.

Blepharoplasty Surgery Cost in Turkey Istanbul

The cost of Blepharoplasty Surgery in Turkey varies from place to place according to several things:

  • The reputation of the medical center or hospital.
  • Doctor’s experience.
  • The attached services provided by the center because some centers offer packages that include treatment, accommodation and transportation.

At Turk Aesthetic Istanbul Turkey, the cost of Blepharoplasty Surgery is determined according to the procedure details:

  • 1500 euros, upper or lower eyelids.
  • 3000 euros, both upper and lower eyelids.

To request the cost of the package including accommodation and transportation, you can contact the Turk Aesthetic team via the contact page.

blepharoplasty in turkey
blepharoplasty in turkey

FAQ – Blepharoplasty in Istanbul, Turkey

How long does Blepharoplasty Surgery take?

About 1-2 hours according to the type of operation.

When does the result of eyelid lift surgery appear?

The results of the procedure are immediate and can be clearly seen once the effects of the surgery wear off.

What is the success rate of eyelid lift surgery?

The degree of results is proportional to the skill of the doctor who performs the procedure and the patient’s commitment to the recommended medical instructions after the operation. In general, the success rate of the operation is high compared to other operations.

What is the type of anesthesia used in eyelid lift?

Blepharoplasty Surgery can be performed under general or local anesthesia.

What is the cost of Blepharoplasty Surgery in Turkey?

In Turk Aesthetic Istanbul, the cost of Blepharoplasty Surgery is 1500 euros for the upper or lower eyelids, and 3000 euros for both the upper and lower eyelids.

What is the recovery period after Blepharoplasty Surgery?

About 5 days.

Can the eyelids sag after eyelid lift surgery?

With the passage of time and age, the eyelids begin to droop again, but after a long time.

Are the results of eyelid lift permanent?

The permanence of the results varies from person to person, and the average permanence of the results ranges from 7 – 15 years.

Finally, you can contact the technical support team directly to request information and prices from Turk Aesthetic Istanbul.

Blepharoplasty in Turkey