Eyelid Surgery / Blepharoplasty

This procedure removes the excess fat and skin from the upper and/or lower eyelid, and can be combined with an eyebrow lift to correct drooping eyebrows.

The incision of the upper eyelid is made along the eyelid crease, whilst the incision of the lower eyelid is made either inside the lid to avoid external scars, or externally below the eyelashes.

The end result will improve the look of your eyes, with droopy upper eyelids looking bright and puffy

bags below the eyes disappearing, making you look younger, vibrant, and rejuvenated.

The full procedure for the upper and lower eyelid normally takes around two hours and is done under local anaesthetic with conscious sedation. The normal post-surgery swelling will be gone within two weeks and the sutures will be removed within seven days.

About Dr. Matteo Vigo

Dr. Matteo Vigo has more than 10 years of practice in the field of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. He graduated as a Medical Doctor from the University in Milan (Italy) in 2004 and started his residency period in the Plastic Surgery and Burn Unit in Verona, Italy in 2005. He worked in the Breast Unit where he developed his skills in breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgery alongside the full spectrum of plastic surgery procedures. In 2009, he qualified as a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon for his work on “Total Breast Reconstruction with Fat in Patients with Breast Implants” for which he received a quotation of 70/70, cum laude. During his work in the field of aesthetic surgery, he developed in-depth experience in breast surgery, liposuction and body reshaping techniques. He was the main instructor and lecturer for Europe and the Middle East for “Celution and Pure Graft systems” by Cytori (a San Diego-based Company), lecturing in various specialised congresses around the world. Dr. Matteo Vigo started working in Dubai in 2012. He was Chief of Surgery and Chief Medical Officer at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital until March 2017. During his time at the Bioscience Clinic Middle East, he developed an interest in the field of regenerative medicine focusing on the use of stem cells. Dr. Matteo Vigo joined the aesthetic team at the Amwaj Polyclinic in September of 2018. He became Medical Director of the clinic in December 2018.

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