Reasons for Eyelash Surgery

POSTED: 24 December 2012

When people think of hair transplants they will probably first think of famous celebrities such as Wayne Rooney and Callum Best. Crown Clinic is one of the leading providers of hair transplants to all types of people from around the world, including internationally famous celebrities. However, one of our most popular treatments does not always get the press that it deserves in the media. We are the only professional clinic in the UK which is qualified to offer eyelash implants. Eyelashes are an important part of the body yet little is known about this revolutionary surgery. For people seeking hair transplant surgery though, our eyelash transplant services can be a route to a better life.

Eyelashes have the extremely important job of shielding our eyes from grit and dirt which could cause severe damage to our eyeballs. On a very basic level, if you do not have eyelashes your eyes are far more susceptible to suffering from serious injuries. What is more, eyelashes are also an important facial feature which is a key component of the image that we present of ourselves to other people. Someone without eyelashes may feel that their face is incomplete and this can seriously affect an individual’s level of self confidence.

There are a number of different reasons why a person may seek to have eyelash surgery. People who have suffered from severe physical trauma may have significant facial injuries as a result of their experiences. Events such as road accidents, industrial accidents, thermal and chemical burns, and tattoos on the eyelid can all cause a loss of eyelashes. Many people who use false eyelashes can also develop cases of traction alopecia which can be devastating for anyone who wants to look their best.

Other people who require eyelash treatment may have had their hair surgically removed due to treatment of physical injuries which require the removal of eyelash follicles. Common cancer treatments such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy can also result in a loss of hair. Another common cause of hair loss can be the compulsive plucking of eyebrows, eyelashes, and other body hair. This condition is known as Trichotillomania. Congenital conditions which cause absence of hair on all parts of the body can also be a valid reason for requiring eyelash treatment surgery.

When it comes to facial appearances, there are of course also the cosmetic fashion reasons for seeking eyelash treatment. Many people are looking to have longer and thicker eyelashes which they believe can only be achieved through surgery. The most important thing to do when considering eyelash surgery is to speak to the professionals who know exactly what they are doing.

Here at Crown Clinic, we can help you assess your options, as some conditions may not be suitable for eyelash implant treatment and may require other types of effective treatment. You are bound to have a number of questions which we will be happy to answer in order to draw up the best treatment plan for your own individual needs.

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