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Stitches Out After Eyelid Surgery Does It Hurt
Yes: Depending on the surgeon's preference, internal stitches or external stitches may be placed. ...Read more
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
How does the doctor hide the stitches from Asian eyelid surgery suture method? I've been reading about different methods of Asian eyelid surgery. If I understand the suture procedure right, the stitches are what hold the eyelid into a crease. So they're p
Maybe: Depending on the tightness of the tissues and the ph of the drug and your skin ph, it can burn rather than hurt if done in the office or other medical problems affect IV sedation. I always askwhatthey feel at the dentist. ...Read more
Had upper ptosis eyelid surgery over a week ago my eye seems to hurt to keep it open all the time and when closing is this normal!
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
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
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
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
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
Pretty simple...: Generally we ask people not to lie flat for 2-3 days and apply cold compresses to the eyelids: these will help minimize bruising and swelling. You should avoid activities that will raise your blood pressure for about 10 days to minimize the chance of re-bleeding. These kind of operations generally heal quite quickly because of the excellent blood supply to the head and neck. ...Read more
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 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
Wait: I assume you are referring to blepharoplasty (cosmetic eyelid surgery.) while there is nothing wrong (theoretically) with combining the two, I favor having the medically-indicated procedure performed first, then the bleph after recovery. Occasionally, there is drooping of the eyelid after cataract surgery (ptosis), this can be corrected at the time of the blepharoplasty. ...Read more
Is eyelid surgery done on upper and lower lids at the same time? I really want to get eyelid surgery on my upper eyelids to stop them from drooping and on my lower eyelids to reduce my dark circles. Are there any added risks to getting both procedures don
Upper and lower blepharoplasty (cosmetic eyelid surgery) are commonly done at the same time to achieve a balanced look to the upper and midface.
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Not ideal: But probably ok if you don't get it in your eye. If you don't feel you can avoid getting it in your eye, then don't use it. Check with your surgeon in the morning. He/she will probably have a specific recommendation for you. ...Read more
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
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
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.
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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
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.
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