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Double Eyelid Surgery Side Effects
How can I minimize my potential for adverse side effects after an eyelid surgery? I'm asian, and I'm considering having eyelid surgery because I want my eyes to look bigger. I'm scared by some of the possible side effects like scarring, blurred vision, or
Asian blepharoplasty: Plan for surgery by following your surgeon's pre and postop instructions which will help minimize bruising and swelling. Have your eyelids evaluated by a board certified surgeon with expertise in these procedures.See 3 more doctor answers
Eyelid surgery is a procedure used to treat excess skin and/or fat on the upper and lower lids, via surgical excision. Aside from a cosmetic indication, there may also be medical indications for the procedure, including improvement of obscured vision, lid tightening, and treatment for ...Read more
Oculoplastic Surgeon: The upper eyelid crease is usually 8-10mm from the eyelashes. This distance may increase with common conditions such as blepharoptosis (eyelid drooping) or with significant dermachalasis (excess wrinkled skin of upper eyelids). If the crease is too high, the results of eyelid surgery are not ideal and usually looks somewhat unnatural. An eyelid specialist is best suited to evaluate and correct.
Eyelid surgery: The cost of cosmetic eyelid surgery varies by surgeon and demographic location. Also, every surgeon is different and performs the surgery slightly different. Make sure that your surgeon is board certified and trained in this type of surgery. Http://www. Dassmd. Com/eyelid-surgery/index. Html.See 2 more doctor answers
Double eye surgery: I think you mean upper and lower eyelid surgery! this is done quite often by either competent plastic or an ophthalmologist. You must your eyes cheched for good tear formation and no dry eye problem. Competent surgeon will know how much skin to remove and avoid complcations.See 3 more doctor answers
Asian eyelid surgery: Asian eyelid surgery is a popular procedure that was described by a Japanese surgeon in 1896. Since then, several techniques have been designed to either create a crease in the upper eyelid or to strengthen an already existing crease. Asian patients seek this procedure for aesthetic reasons and functional reasons.See 2 more doctor answers
Usually, not long: Eyelid skin is the thinnest, best healing skin of the body, and usually heals quickly and well from eyelid surgery. Of course, any scar will look a little red after a couple of weeks, but eyelid scars tend to lighten and fade quicker than any other area - typically the scars can be hidden with makeup after a couple of weeks. Many patients have almost invisible scars within a few months.See 2 more doctor answers
Upper & Lower?: It is safe to perform upper and lower eyelid lifts at the same time if that is what is required. There is generally more swelling in both afterward. Over the years I find that I do less lower eyelid skin excision and more fat injection and laser resurfacing of the lower lids, in conjunction with upper blepharoplasty. However some folks have significant lower eyelid skin that requires excision.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 2 more doctor answers
I am having double eyelid surgery under local anaesthesia & was wondering about the process when they insert the needle?
What's the minimum age to get Asian eyelid surgery? My daughter is 15, and she wants Asian eyelid surgery. She's been using tape to make a crease for about a year, so she's sure she wants the double-lid look. Is she too young? .
For: For an elective procedure, it is best for the patient to be able to consent to the procedure. A teenager usually has to wait until age 18. If there are functional issues, a case could be made to have a procedure before that.See 2 more doctor answers
Temporary?: What you are describing is usually temporary and related to the last stages of bruising. Otherwise, best to run this concern by your plastic surgeon, since I have not experienced this concern long-term. Best wishes.See 1 more doctor answer
Pretty short: Upper lid blepharoplasty is a very straightforward operation; I have had patients with very little bruising and swelling return to work in 2-3 days. There is generally more bruising and swelling with lower lid blepharoplasty, but this can be covered with makeup about 5 days postop. Either way, pain should be minimal. Good luck!See 2 more doctor answers
$2000-$4000: Approx. $2000-$4000 depending on the extent of the problem. Such as, does the problem involve the upper lids or the lower lids or both. Also, some lower lids require additional tightening procedures. A facial plastic surgeon, a plastic surgeon, or an oculoplastic surgeon can give the answer at consultation.See 2 more doctor answers
Ask your doctor: Please ask your doctor any questions you may have about the procedure.See 1 more doctor answer
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