General Anesthesia + Eyelid Surgery

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General anesthesia for blepharoplasty?

The surgeon I'm thinking of going to wants to use general anesthesia and I am not really comfortable with that. I have never been in the hospital... READ MORE

Is it possible to have upper and lower eyelid surgery successfully without a general anesthetic? (photo)

It's clear as day that I really really need both upper and lower eyes done! Is it possible for them to be done successfully without a general... READ MORE

What's the best way to get a blepharoplasty?

Is it better to do it with general anesthesia or just local anesthesia? READ MORE

Mucus buildup in chest (wet cough) from previous chest cold: OK to have general anesthesia for blepharoplasty surgery?

I'm a smoker, when I get a cold it goes to my chest and lingers. I know I'm supposed to quit smoking before surgery but that's not going to happen. If... READ MORE

Does an eye lift / brow lift require general anesthesia?

I've know two people who have passed away from complications with general anesthesia and while I want this procedure SO badly, I'm scared to death of... READ MORE

I'm considering an eyelift and have found two doctors that have excellent credentials. Who should I choose?

One would use a local with iv sedation, the other would use general anesthesia. I am 65, no obvious health problems, which would be preferable. READ MORE

I plan to undergo upper & lower blepharoplasty next week. Is bradycardia a reason NOT to have surgery?

My pre-op evaluation EKG showed bradycardia -resting heart rate=45. Which anesthesia is preferred - general anesthesia or IV sedation - for a... READ MORE

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