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Lasik Or Double Eyelid Surgery First
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
Revision bleph: For the vast majority of cases, improvement can be achieved with revision surgery. Even more than the primary surgery, the surgeon should be carefully chosen as revision surgery typically is more challenging. ...Read more
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
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
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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
Asian bleplaroplasty: It is possible to revise a crease after Asian blepharoplasty. Have your eyelids evaluated by a board certified surgeon with expertise in these procedures. ...Read more
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
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Can I have a second Asian eyelid surgery to lower a too-high crease from the first one? I asked for a high crease when I had my Asian eyelid surgery about a year ago. The surgeon did a great job, but I'm thinking it changed how I look too much. Can it be
I am contemplating having eyelid surgery due to impaired vision. Do I contact an opthamologist first? My upper peripheral vision is greatly diminished due to my drooping eyelids. I can actually see the bottom of my eyelids. If I have this surgery, I wo
In: In order to be covered by insurance, the drooping of your eyelids must decrease your field of vision significantly. This sounds like the case for you. Ptosis surgery or upper lid blepharoplastyis commonly performed by plastic surgeons but they are not prepared to deal with some of the potential complications that can affect the eye. If it was me, I would want an oculoplastic surgeon or an opthalmologist with significant experience to correct the drooping lids. ...Read more
I had lasik eye surgery a week ago and was accidentally hit last night, and now I am seeing double. Will this improve?
Go see a doctor now: Don't take a chance with your eyesight. It may not be related to the lasik and could be something serious. ...Read more
I have chronic dry eye after having lasik eye surgery a year ago, my doctor says he can put plugs in. But should I ask first abot restacyst?
Yes: You may want to try a six month course of restasis. Regeneration of corneal nerves cut during the lasik procedure may regenerate to the point that your reflex tearing may return to normal. If your symptoms recur after stoping restasis, plugs are probably indicated. ...Read more
I'm 6 months post lasik surgery but I still have pain in my eyes usually during sleep on my eyelids with excessive tears but not always. Why?
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
Blepharoplasty: 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. ...Read more
Blepharoplasty: In general, eyelid surgery entails removal of a small amount of skin and fat in the eyelids. The incision in the upper eyelid is placed in a natural crease and blends well. In the lower lid, the incision is hidden just below the lashes. In cases when no skin needs to be removed from the lower lid, the incision can be made inside the lower eyelid. ...Read more
Supratarsal fold: Asian eyelid surgery or asian blepharoplasty is surgery to either create or enhance the appearance of an upper eyelid crease or fold. An upper eyelid crease is present in roughly half of asians (depending on ethnicity) and asian eyelid surgery is directed at creating this look on patients either with low fold or no fold at all. ...Read more
Needed or wanted?: Upper blepharoplasty is typically medically necessary when upper eyelid skin droops low enough to cause blockage of peripheral vision (like blinders on a horse). I have seen that in people as young as there 20's, but that is rare- it usually occurs in the 40's or 50's. People commonly want them done for cosmetic purposes in their 30-50's. www. Hovecenter. Com. ...Read more
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