Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, aims to improve the appearance of the lower eyelids, upper eyelids, or both by correcting conditions such as baggy lower lids, lower eyelid wrinkles and droopy upper eyelids or extra skin, to create and enhance the eyes leaving you with a more youthful appearance.
The surgeon will removes excess fat and or skin, and depending on your expectations and presentation, tighten muscles. If the procedure is performed under local anaesthetic no hospital admission is required.
Nights in hospital: 1 if performed under general anaesthesia
Duration of procedure: 1-3 hours depending on procedure
Recommended time in Phuket: 5-7 days
Post-operative care: it is important to follow your surgeons instructions following your procedure. Your scar will be hidden close to the eyelash. Upon discharge you will be given advice on how to look after your incision site, and given antibiotics and pain relief.
Strenuous activity should be avoided until advised by your surgeon.