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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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 7 more doctor answers
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.See 2 more doctor answers
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.See 3 more doctor answers
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.See 2 more doctor answers
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...See 2 more doctor answers
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 3 more doctor answers
2-3 weeks: Swelling should be gone in 2-3 weeks, but can last longer depending on your health and how extensive the dissection of your procedure. Ice the first few days after surgery and keep your head elevated.See 3 more doctor answers
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.See 8 more doctor answers
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.
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