Upper and lower plastic surgery. General anesthesia, surgery, all the necessary dressings, sutures, checks in clinic.
The optimal candidate: a patient with a visible excess skin on the upper or lower eyelids or bags under the eyes. Blepharoplasty is not a method to remove shadows under the eyes.
Necessary preoperative tests: blood type, morphology with differential, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, clotting time (APTT, INR, PT, Quick value) for general anesthesia also electrolytes, fasting plasma glucose, HBsAg, HCV, ECG for people over 50.
Type of anesthesia: local or general.
Duration: 30-60 min.
Stay in clinic: Patients leave the clinic 2-3 hours after the procedure.
Recovery: a typical instance of swelling and bruising around the eye lasts for 7-14 days. Possible mild tearing or burning eyes stirred for 2-3 days after surgery. But there is no pain.
Return to work: after 7-10 days, depending on the speed of recovery from bruising.
Return to the sport: as above.
Checks after surgery: sutures 3-5 days after surgery. Also recommended are visits at 1, 6 and 12 months - but they are not necessary.
Effects of operations: permanent.