How To Prepare For Lower Eyelid Surgery

Lower or upper eyelid surgery can both be called blepharoplasty. The more complex lower eyelid surgery. Lower eyelids blepharoplasty is designed to remove bags and wrinkles from under the lids. Be sure to consult with a medical professional before undergoing any kind of surgery. We have compiled a list of important questions to ask your surgeon, check this out.

What incision type are you going to use?

Several different methods are available to reach the lower lid. Some incisions are concealed on the inside of the lower eyelid. After healing, certain incisions may be placed right beneath the lashline. There are a variety of options, depending on your surgeon’s opinion and the specific factors.

Do I feel a loose lower eyelid?

Check that your lower eyelid is tight enough before you perform surgery. You must ensure the eyelids are tight. It is important that your eyelids are tight. If they’re not, the lids may pull downward and cause the eyes to become dry after surgery. When the lower eyelid seems loose, your surgeon will pinch it and then pull. If the lower lid is taking too long to retract or needs several blinks to return to its normal position, it’s loose. It is possible that the lower lid may be too loose, and tightening it will help. It is possible to combine this procedure with a lower eyelid surgery. This should be discussed in advance.

How will I look if my bags and wrinkles are still there after surgery?

Patients often experience pseudoherniation. The bags form when fat that is normally located around the eyes, has been forced past the outer edge the eye socket. Bags can appear on cheeks for some patients. Lower eyelid operations will not be helpful. You should also ask the doctor whether he or she can treat the discoloration only by operating the lower eyelid. Many dark circles below the eye are caused by shadows from fat. It is possible that the discoloration could be caused by skin pigment. Only treating discoloration near the eyes may require additional treatment.

When do I recover from my injury?

While every patient’s situation is unique, generally, bleeding or swelling, as well as bruising, are what limits activity. You will experience different swellings and bruising depending on how you perform the procedure. You should discuss with your surgeon the length of time you can expect to be restricted from doing normal tasks.

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