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Where does the doctor insert the needle in the eyes to give anesthetic for eyelid surgery?

Where does the doctor insert the needle in the eyes to give anesthetic for eyelid surgery?

Eyelid skin: The surgeon typically begins by insert the needle into the lateral aspect of the eyelid and advances medially (toward the nose) as he/she injects the local anesthetic. The injection is made into the area where the surgeon expects to make the incisions. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Anesthetic (Definition)

Anesthetics's are a class of drugs which cause a reversible loss of sensation. The 2 main classes are general and local. General anesthetics cause unconsciousness and total loss of sensation. Local anesthetics cause loss of sensation ...Read more


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Ever since i was born my eyes are big and bulge, a doctor has recommended injecting restalyne to my upper eyelids, is this safe?

Ever since i was born my eyes are big and bulge, a doctor has recommended injecting restalyne to my upper eyelids, is this safe?

Don't think so: Restylane (dermal fillers) is not approved to fill the eyelids . I would not recommend this therapy. This product is good to fill the tear trough under the eye but this will not help your bulge. ...Read more

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I went to my eye doc because I have swollen eyelids in mornings. Doc said my eyes are ok. Forgot to ask him about orbital cellulitis. Can that be it?

I went to my eye doc  because I have swollen eyelids in mornings. Doc said my eyes are ok. Forgot to ask him about orbital cellulitis. Can that be it?

No: Orbital cellulitis is an infection of the orbit posterior to the orbital septum. The eye is red painfull can be proptotic limited eye movements and possibly loss of vision from a compressive optic neuropathy. Much more serious than just swollen eyelids. Needs immediate antibiotic therapy plus surgical drainage if a sub Pereosteal abscess is present ...Read more

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If i may have a droopy eyelid, or tired looking eyes that could be fixed either naturally or with surgery, what doctor should I consult? Please help.

If i may have a droopy eyelid, or tired looking eyes that could be fixed either naturally or with surgery, what doctor should I consult? Please help.

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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