Why Are Saunas Not Advisable for About One Month After Eyelid Surgery?

Are hot baths okay? Thank you in advance!

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Saunas after eyelid surgery

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Each surgeon will have their own post operative instructions, but I'm honestly not sure why yours is advising you to avoid saunas after one month.  The only reason I can think of is that the heat may lead to some temporary swelling. My opinion is that after a month that a hot bath or sauna should be fine, but I would recommend checking with your surgeon first, as he or she knows more about your particular procedure than anyone else.  


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