Please Read these Facts Before you Get an Eyelidlift

Why Are My Eyelids Sagging?

Guest Posting may stretch with age, due to the thinness of skin. The skin will appear loose and tired. The sun and smoking can both cause the eyelids to droop. Ageing upper eyelid surgery is also a result of genetic factors.

Do I qualify for an Eyelid Lifting?

Eyelid lifts are recommended for those with loose skin or wrinkles on the eyelids, bulging fat bags, dark circles, hollowness, or lines.

Eyelid Surgery – Is it painful?

The procedure is painless and is performed under local anesthesia. To numb around the eye area, doctors inject small amounts of an euphoric solution. A mild medication-based sedation can be applied. There is no need for general anesthesia when performing eyelid lifts.

What if I want to have both eyelid surgery AND another procedure?

Yes. Yes.

Is the result permanent?

They tend to last a long time. Eyelid surgery is usually performed only once during a person’s lifetime.

How long is the operation?

This procedure takes between 45 minutes and 90. It depends on how many eyelids are treated and what procedure is being performed.

What is covered by my Medical Insurance?

Most medical insurance policies do not cover eyelid lifting. Your insurance company may pay for an upper procedure if the loose skin affects your ability to see and perform your normal daily tasks. In most cases, insurance policies do not pay for lower eyelid liftings. You can contact your insurance provider to determine if it will cover the procedure. If your insurer requests a vision field exam, you may have to do so.

Do I need to be concerned about any risks?

Risks of this procedure include difficulty in closing the eyes while sleeping, blurred and double vision, temporary swellings of the eyelids or tiny whiteheads when the stitches are removed. Other risks may be slow healing or scarring.

Remember that eyelid surgeries are more dangerous if you have certain medical conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes.

Risques of anesthesia use include drug interactions and respiratory problems. Surgery can have risks such as infection and bleeding.