Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings (Fiqh)
Fatwa#: 38450
Asked Country: Sweden

Answered Date: Jul 29,2017

Title: Eye bag surgery


Assalamualaikum I'm a 23-year old (married) girl and as long as I can remember, I've always had very prominent eyebags to the point that I was made fun of when I was in elementary school. When I was in school, I was very good in sports but because of my sick look, my teacher was really concerned about me and never let me represent the team nor take part eventhough I was better than everyone else. Until today, people still ask me if I'm tired or sick. I feel very insecure about it and sad that I could see it in all of my wedding pictures. It has caused me a great deal of psychological stress because non of my sisters have it and people always point that out. I always look sick and tired that I avoid taking pictures nowadays and prefer staying at home most of the time. I'm just wondering if it's permissible to undergo a minor surgery to reposition and spread out the fat under my eyes to flatten it so it looks more normal and healthy?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. 

It is permissible for you to undergo a surgery to remove the abnormal fat under your eyes.[i]


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Muhammad Iv Patel

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[i] الفتاوى الهندية (5/0 36)
إذَا أَرَادَ الرَّجُلُ أَنْ يَقْطَعَ إصْبَعًا زَائِدَةً أَوْ شَيْئًا آخَرَ قَالَ نُصَيْرٌ - رَحِمَهُ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى - إنْ كَانَ الْغَالِبُ عَلَى مَنْ قَطَعَ مِثْلَ ذَلِكَ الْهَلَاكَ فَإِنَّهُ لَا يَفْعَلُ وَإِنْ كَانَ الْغَالِبُ هُوَ النَّجَاةُ فَهُوَ فِي سَعَةٍ مِنْ ذَلِكَ


شرح النووي على صحيح مسلم (107/14) دار إحياء التراث العربي

وأما قوله المتفلجات للحسن فمعناه يفعلن ذلك طلبا للحسن وفيه إشارة إلى أن الحرام هو المفعول لطلب الحسن أما لواحتاجت إليه لعلاج أو عيب في السن ونحوه فلا بأس


( فتاوی دار العلوم زکریا ، ج6، ص809 )


انسانی جسم ایسے تصرفات جو اپنی خیال میں محض زینت کے قبیل سے ہوں درست نہیں ، ہاں ازالہ عیب جائز ہے مثلا ٹوٹے 

ہوۓ دانت کی جگہ دوسرا دانت لگوانا جائز ہے کیونکہ یہ ازالہ عیب ہے اسی  طرح نکلے ہوۓ دانتوں کو برابر بہی درست ہے، مصنوعی ناک کان لگوانا بہی درست ہے تاکہ عیب دور ہو جاۓ لیکن دانتوں کے فاصلہ پیدا کرنا درست نہیں ہے کیونکہ  یہ اس کے خیال میں حسن ہے جس کو فرضی حسن کہہ سکتے ہیں حقیقت سے اس کا کوئی طعلق نہیں ہے –


فتاوی محمودیۃ (334/18) دار الافتاء جامعیۃ فاروقیۃ

زائد انگلي کا کٹوانا؟ کٹوانا بھي جائز ہے رضاۓ الہي کے خلاف نہیں مگر تکلیف بھي ہوگي اپنے تحمل کو دیکھ لیں 





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