The look ? Mirror of the soul, they say. True. But not only. Over the years, for many women, he becomes a "traitor". It reveals, often in advance, the age. Not that of register, but that of beauty. This is where Canthoplasty in Istanbul & Antalya, Turkey, steps in. It offers a repositioning treatment for the outer corner of the eye, resulting in a more expressive and rejuvenated appearance.
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- People with bulging or round eyes
- Individuals with droopy eyes due to age
- Postoperative bleeding
- Double or blurred vision
- Increased eye sensitivity
What is Canthoplasty (Cat eyes surgery)?
Canthoplasty, also known as the 'Cat eyes surgery' cosmetic procedure, is a procedure that reshapes the shape of the eye (squeezing it and stretching it horizontally) by repositioning its outer corner. The lateral inclination of the eye affects the entire expressiveness of the face. If it's on a slope, it makes it look perpetually sad. The Cat eyes technique is generally used to correct droopy eyes due to age.
There are two types of Canthoplasty:
- Lateral canthoplasty to get an almond-shaped cat's eye
- Epicanthoplasty, which involves reshaping the inner corner of the eye
Why should a canthoplasty be performed?
The eye contour is daily exposed to climatic and environmental aggression (wind, temperature jumps, sun, heating, pollution, stress, etc.).
In addition, it is characterized by a more fragile, fine, and delicate epidermis than that of the rest of the face. This is why it tends to age prematurely compared to other areas of the face and requires special care and attention.
Today, more and more young people are opting for Canthoplasty to obtain the "Cat Eye". During the procedure, the outer eyelid cantle is lifted, tightened, and repositioned. Depending on the patient's problems, it can be combined with blepharoplasty or eyebrow lifting.
In addition to aesthetic trends, the Cat eyes technique is also practiced to correct bulging or round eyes, in the event of a fall on the lateral edge due to aging or trauma.
Canthoplasty is recommended, when the eye has a very horizontal and very flat profile, without this upturned "wing" that makes the feminine look very glamorous.
Cat eyes surgery in Turkey
Canthoplasty operation in Turkey is generally performed under local anesthesia under the guidance of internationally renowned surgeons. Indeed, with extreme precision, the surgeon lifts the outer corner of the eye, where the eyelids meet, called the canthus. There, the surgeon works on the canthus tendon through a small incision. He squeezes it and pulls it up, then closes it with sutures.
The incisions made during this procedure are minimal, and the resulting scars are often imperceptible. The surgeons in our partner clinics in Turkey can disguise them well.
Recovery time after canthoplasty
Canthoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that, however, involves recovery times.
During the first two weeks after the procedure in Turkey, they may occur:
Although most patients feel safe enough to return to work after just 1 week.
To ensure the effectiveness of the operation, the patient must follow certain recommendations of the doctor, such as:
- Sleep on your back
- Don't strain your eyes
- Wear glasses instead of contact lenses
There is also a less invasive treatment, which does not cut the tendons but is limited to the use of precisely positioned sutures to stretch and stabilize the tendon of the lateral canthus.
In this case, the healing time is faster than with canthopexy. However, it's uncommon for canthopexy to be conducted as a standalone procedure. Nevertheless, the doctor will determine the most suitable approach to ensure the patient's satisfaction, and all decisions will be made during an initial consultation.
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Cat eyes surgery: Cost of Istanbul & Antalya Clinics in Turkey
It is essential to be confident and in agreement with your plastic surgeon in Turkey, but also to explore all the parameters capable of evaluating the expertise of your surgeon before you commit to your canthopexy or a canthoplasty in Istanbul & Antalya Turkey.
The cost of a Canthoplasty in Turkey varies according to the surgeon and several factors are taken into account (anesthesia, hospitalization, clinic, etc.).
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