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What Can I Expect After Laser Eye Surgery?
4 Doctor Answers | Asked by anon
You need to be specific about whether you are having the upper or lower eyes treated, and what procedure is being done….such as fat removal, blepharoplasty, canthopexy, etc. Thank you for your question and good luck.
Laser Blepharoplasty- what is in it for me?
Laser skin resurfacing helps to reduce wrinkles, improves skin quality by removing sun damage, and helps to smooth the crepe paper changes in the lower eyelids. Healing takes about 10 days. I have been doing this procedure since the early 1990's. The results are very long lasting, and I am now seeing patients coming in for a second treatment more than 10 years after their initial treatment. Unlike a traditional lower eyelid tuck, there are NO incisions or...
Laser eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty requires a week to 10 days for swelling to resolve
I assume you are writing about laser blepharoplasty which is laser eyelid surgery to remove hooding of the upper eyelids and remove bags, loose skin and wrinkles from the lower eyelids. If you are writing about laser refractional surgery you need to search an Ophthamology website. The CO2 (carbon dioxide) laser is used to make the incision whoich is used to remove excess upper eyelid skin. Usually , on the lower eyelid, a laser lower blepharoplasty is done through the inside pink portion...
Laser Eye Surgery
This is a hard question to answer since you are very vague. Laser blepharoplasty is done with the CO2 laser. The laser is used for cutting and as it cuts it seals the blood vessals, the nerves and the lymphatics so there is less swelling, bruising and discomfort. Downtime is 7-14 days depending on the swelling and bruising. The laser can also be used fractionated for wrinkle erasing. Downtime is 4-7 days.