Eyelid surgery, which is often known as blepharoplasty or eyelift, that is a plastic procedure which helps patient to improve eyes area. With eyelid surgery patient may get fid of puffy eye bags, excess on the skin in eyelids. What is more, eyelid surgery helps with drooping eyelids and wrinkles around eyes.
Eyelid surgery definition
Eyelid surgery is a procedure allowing for the removal of excess skin or fat from your eyelids. Eyelid surgery might be performed for lower eyelids, upper eyelids or for both of them. Doctors make small incisions in the less visible areas, like lash line, or in the smile crases on the patient lower eyelid. Surgery is quite simple and quick, it lasts up to one hours. The procedure is performed under local anesthetic.
Benefits of eyelid surgery
Surgery helps to achieve:
- younger look
- smooth, wrinkles free area around eyes
- more attractive look
- fresh look
- to get rid of eye bags or drooping eyelids
Eyelid surgery candidates
The best candidates for eyelid surgery:
- should be in good overall health
- should have more than 35 years old
- surgery is performed for both woman and man
- should have realistic expectations
Eyelid surgery prices
Eyelid surgery price starts from 800 GBP for lower or upper eyelids. The price for combined eyelid surgery abroad (I mean upper and lower eyelids) starts from 1200 GBP. Price includes: airport pick up, blood tests, surgery, doctors checkups, and consultations.
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Before the eyelid surgery surgery
It advises quitting smoking, at least one month before the planned surgery date. Smoking affects healing process and may cause permanent scars. Any medications like Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, Aspirin should be avoided one month before surgery, as well. The patient should not too much alcohol, coffee, and tea before surgery. Blood tests must be performed before surgery.
Required medical tests
The medical tests you need to do before the eyelid surgery abroad include:
- blood group
- blood morphology,
- SR (sedimentation rate)
- coagulogram (APTT, INR)
- serum glucose, electrolytes levels
- urine analysis, Ekg (only for patients older than 55 y.o.)
- HBs, HCV, HIV.
All the tests are included in our price. If you, however, decide to do the tests in your home country, the tests should be done no earlier than 2 weeks before the eyelid surgery abroad.
Length of eyelid surgery procedure: The procedure lasts up to one hour.
Type of anesthesia:While eyelid procedure patient is given local anesthetic.
Night in the clinic after surgery is not needed.
Stay in the clinic: There is no stay in the clinic after surgery.
Minimal stay for eyelid surgery abroad
The patient should come for 3 days.
Frist day to perform blood tests and personal consultation.
The second day to perform surgery.
The third day to have after surgery check up.
Back to work
Typically patients are ready to return to the daily routine one week after surgery. In case of healing problems, the back to work might be extended to 2 weeks.
Eyelid surgery results
Eyelids results last for 10 – 15 years. Depends on patients genetic, health, and aging process. Eyelid surgery can be easily performed one more time to keep results.
Eyelid surgery risks and complications
There are some risks:
- nerve damage
Eyelid surgery abroad
If you want do learn more about eyelid surgery abroad don’t hesitate to contact Medical Tourism Foundation. We will contact the best clinics abroad especially for you. We Will provide you various treatment options. We can also help you with arranging your stay abroad (booking hotel, transfer form the airport, etc).