A corrective blepharoplasty (Eyelid reconstruction) is a plastic surgery procedure to correct eyelid dysmorphia that can be caused by previous blepharoplasty (eye lid surgery), tumour excision, trauma, eyelid defects and other. Preoperatively, some elements must be examined since they affect the surgical plan and the final result. These include the size of the defect, age, any previous treatment, age of the wound, and if any radiation treatment.
What should I avoid for the duration of my recovery period?
Avoid anything that increase blood pressure, like working out or sexual activity. Alcoholic beverages or any supplements which thin the blood should not be consumed.
When will my first follow up appointment be arranged?
Your first follow up appointment will be made anywhere from 1–3 days post surgery. You will be informed by Mr Michael or a member of the Michael Medispa team on the day of your procedure where you will be given detailed instructions.
When will my stitches be removed?
Stitches are normally removed between five and seven days after surgery.
How much time should I plan to take off work following my surgery?
Most patients are able to return to work between ten and fifteen days after surgery.
Is the procedure performed with local or general anaesthesia?
Either method can be used however this is decided at your first consultation and is dependent on your individual case.