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Dr. Barry Press
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Eyelid Surgery (Overview)

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 congenital or acquired abnormalities.


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Is eyelid surgery safe?

Is eyelid surgery safe?

Blepharoplasty: Blepharoplasty is a safe procedure. You must follow the perioperative instructions of your surgeon. For best results have your eyes evaluated by a board certified surgeon with expertise in blepharoplasty. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
318 doctors shared insights

Eyelid Surgery (Overview)

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 congenital or acquired abnormalities.


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Does it hurt to have eyelid surgery?

Does it hurt to have eyelid surgery?

Little if any pain : But expect lots of swelling and bruising on the outside that can last a good week. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Eyelid surgery (Tip)

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

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Is eyelid surgery worth the trouble?

Is eyelid surgery worth the trouble?

Depends on you: Worth is dependent on the value this particular procedure has to you. The price is dependent upon the complexity and time it takes to complete the procedure, anesthesia, and the facility fee. It involves a certain amount of staff, consumed items, and the maintenance of equipment. It also involves the training and experience of that surgeon. Only you can decide if that is worth it to you. ...Read more

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Can Asian double eyelid surgery hurt?

Can Asian double eyelid surgery hurt?

Double eyelid: Most patients do not complain of pain after double eyelid surgery. However, there are many types of procedures available and some may cause more discomfort than others. ...Read more

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Eyelid surgery (Tip)

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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What is it like to have eyelid surgery?

What is it like to have eyelid surgery?

Simple: When performed for the correct reasons by a qualified doctor the procedure is very straight forward. The upper eyelids usually respond well to the removal of excess skin, and sometimes a little fat. The lower eyes - visa versa. I perform the procedure under local with sedation or general anesthesia, depending on my patients preference. Bruising lasts a week or so, and there is usually little pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Eyelid surgery (Tip)

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more

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What is a typical cose of eyelid surgery?

What is a typical cose of eyelid surgery?

Cost of surgery?: The cost of eyelid surgery will vary depending on what you have done (upper or lower lids, or both), if a general anaesthetic is required, facility where it is performed and where you live. A ball park for doing upper or lower lids is between $3500 and $5000. ...Read more

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How much does double eyelid surgery cost?

How much does double eyelid surgery cost?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Boris Aronzon Dr. Aronzon
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Pre- surgery physical therapy sometimes helps with faster recovery. ...See more

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What can I expect after my eyelid surgery?

What can I expect after my eyelid surgery?

Quick healing: If you are referring to cosmetic lid surgery or blepharoplasty, healing is very rapid: the skin is very thin and the blood supply is excellent. ...Read more

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Is it okay to snorkel after eyelid surgery?

Yes: After you have fully recovered, you will likely be able to return to all activities without difficulty. Your plastic surgeon will guide you as to when it is okay to resume activities. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Long Dr. Long
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Eyelid surgery (Tip)

Be aware that there are specialists in all areas these days. This applies to rehabilitation from surgery or injuries as well. I would advise you to seek out the experts and then let their advice become your routine. Time and space separate you from whatever initiated the damage. Focus on what you have and then go from there. Some of us will pass through life without splitting a toenail. Most of the rest of us are not so lucky. ...See more

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How do I know if i can get eyelid surgery ?

How do I know if i can get eyelid surgery ?

See a doctor: I do not know what condition you are seeking lid surgery for. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after eyelid surgery?

What is the recovery time after eyelid surgery?

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! ...Read more

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Dr. David Brouwer Dr. Brouwer
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When can pt start after surgery/injury? How many weeks are helpful? Does pt fax progress note to doc. ...See more

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Around how much is eyelid surgery going to cost?

Around how much is eyelid surgery going to cost?

$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. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors of double eyelid surgery?

What are the risk factors of double eyelid surgery?

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. ...Read more

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