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Is Laser Eyelid Surgery A Better Or Safer Option Than Traditional Eyelid Surgery
No: Eyelid surgery can be done with traditional knife, laser or radiofrequency. The technique used by your surgeon is more indicative of safety than the instrument used. Now in the hand of the same surgeon radiofrequency is safer than laser and that is safer than the knife, because of the ability to cut and cautherise at the same time with a more precise cutting ability. ...Read moreSee 2 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
Can I have eyelid surgery if I have glaucoma? My eyelids are puffy and sag, and sometimes they droop into my field of vision. I want to have this corrected with eyelid surgery, but I have glaucoma. Can i still get the surgery or are there any other option
Yes. : Glaucoma by itself does not preclude you from getting upper or lower blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). However, if you have had a trabeculectomy or shunt procedure for glaucoma, then the surgeon should be more judicious in recommending upper eyelid surgery and be more conservative with skin excision. Exposure of the filtering bleb from excessive skin excision can lead to serious complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i get a second Asian eyelid surgery for more dramatic results? My first Asian eyelid surgery was good, but it didn't quite give me the results i wanted. Is it possible to have it done again to get a higher crease? Is it safe? Could it end up looking u
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 moreSee 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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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