Ask a doctor

How Soon Can I Get a Flu Shot After Blepharoplasty? I Am Very Prone to Flu So the Sooner the Better. Thank You!

Doctor Answers (3)

No contraindication that is known


As far as we know, there are no contraindications to having a flu shot and then having surgery. It makes sense to ask your surgeon, however, as ultimately he/she should make the final decision.

Web reference:

Seattle Oculoplastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 19 reviews

Flu shot after blepharoplasty


I am not aware of any reason why you could not have your flu shot immediately.  I agree that I would run that by your surgeon first, but I can't imagine that it would be an issue.  

San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

Flu shot


Check with your surgeon first, but to my knowledge there is no issues with flu shots and eyelid surgery.

Sacramento Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 54 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.

You might also like...