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How much does lower eyelid surgery cost?

How much does lower eyelid surgery cost?

Varies: Really depends on geographic market, type of surgical approach, type of anesthesia and choice of facility. Surgeons fees will vary ranging from a lower figure for a simple "skin pinch" lower eyelid lift to a higher figure for an external approach lower eyelid lift or a complex reconstruction of the lower eyelid. Remember this is a very delicate operation... ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Eyelid Surgery (Definition)

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


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How did you feel right after lower eyelid surgery?

Swollen: Swelling and bruising is common, which lasts about 7-14 days. Generally there is not much pain associated. Discuss with your surgeon for details. ...Read more

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Isn't there a radiofrequency approach to correct a droopy lower eyelid, as opposed to, surgery?

Isn't there a radiofrequency approach to correct a droopy lower eyelid, as opposed to, surgery?

No : Radiofrequency has been used for conjunctivochalasis ( redundant conjunctiva), but not for ptosis (droopy lid). ...Read more

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What is the cost of forehead lift with or without upper or lower blepharoplasty (eyelids) surgery ?

Too many options: You are talkling about too many options including anesthesia and facility. These procedures can vary from 1 hour up to 4 and therefore prices will range anywhere from $2500 up to 15, 000. ...Read more

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I had double eyelid surgery and i want to lower my crease. what are the risks of doing that?

I had double eyelid surgery and i want to lower my crease. what are the risks of doing that?

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

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Will double eyelid surgery (upper and lower) fix one of my droopy eyelid?

Will double eyelid surgery (upper and lower) fix one of my droopy eyelid?

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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