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Hi all, is there any pre op guidelines I should be mindfull of 5 days out of upper eyelid surgery? Thanks

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Post op Eyelid surgery

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Thank you for your question.  At 5 days post blepharoplasty you should be sleeping elevated to help control swelling.  Watch your salt intake.  Be gentle with your eyes, no rubbing, and no cosmetics for at least another week.  Good Luck with your recovery.


Medford Plastic Surgeon
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Hi all, is there any pre op guidelines I should be mindfull of 5 days out of upper eyelid surgery? Thanks

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     There are general guidelines such as avoiding medications that may cause bleeding.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Post op eyelid surgery

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After just a short period of time from surgery, I would concentrate on rest. Follow your surgeons instructions and use eyedrops for moisture control. Keep in touch with your surgeon.All the best

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