Eyelid Surgery Q&A
Local Anesthesia + Eyelid Surgery
I will be taking one hydrocodone/apap 7.5/500mg tablet and one diazepam 10 mg 1/2 hour prior to the surgery and given a local numbing injection. Do... READ MORE
Upper Lid Blepharoplasty: Is Local Anesthesia with Oral Sedation Effective for a Positive Outcome, Safety and Comfort?
I will be only using the money insurance will give me for the upper eyelid surgery mainly involving skin removal. I prefer to keep the fat and muscle... READ MORE
I underwent upper Blepharoplasty 2 days back. It was done under local anesthesia. At the time of surgery I could smell something burning hence I... READ MORE
1) Do eye protectors have to be used during the upper blepharoplasty operation? (mainly skin will be removed/paid by insurance) 2) If so, will they be... READ MORE
35 days post op upper eyelid surgery, eyelid swelling like sausage. operation considered failure? Do I need a revision? (photo)
I had my upper eyelid surgery doe 35 days ago, my right eyelid remains swelling like sausage, pinkish, itchy below eye brow I observed there is not... READ MORE
Hi, I'm in the Los Angeles area and I am looking for a surgeon who specializes in lower blepharoplasty, who is willing to do the procedure without... READ MORE
Had upper/lower bleph 3/5/12. Since swelling subsided, I have white under my irises (scleral show?), noticible scars & left upper lid still... READ MORE
I really want to get one one and my dr said he will do it just with local freezing, which is much safer than being put under and initally happy to... READ MORE
Do facelift or eye lift patients sedated only with oral medication and local anesthetic EVER feel pain during the surgery?
Are patients who are sedated As Described Above unable to feel any PAIN during the procedure and what if, after chosing this method of anesthesia, the... READ MORE
Two weeks after getting a local anaesthetic for a simple skin tag removal on my lower eyelid, the area where the injection went in is still sore and... READ MORE
Will the injections be painful? Will the eyelids be swollen and puffy with the volume of anesthesia in them? If so, how can the surgeon still see... READ MORE
I wont go through with it if i have to be put to sleep or given drugs, can it be done with a local and how do i go about finding the right Surgeon to... READ MORE
My initial upper/lower bleph was not successful. The doctor would like to revise it, but wants to use only local anesthesia and perform this in his... READ MORE
I Am Having an Upper/lower Bleph, No Health Issues. Will I Be Comfortable Enough with Just Po Benzo and Local? I Am Nervous
I Am Having an Upper/lower Bleph, No Health Issues. Will I Be Comfortable Enough with Just Po Benzo and Local? I Am Nervous :( READ MORE
I posed a question, but perhaps I wasn't clear. I'll rephrase: I understand that a lower blepharoplasty performed under LA provides better results... READ MORE
I am looking into getting upper blepharoplasty for my right eye (local anaesthesia) because the eyelid is fairly droopy and I want them to match. I am... READ MORE
Should a Brow Lift and a Canthopexy Be Performed at the Same Time or is It Better to Do the Canthopexy Under Local Anthesia?
I need to have both surgeries. The brow lift will be performed under general anesthesia but I have been told the canthopexy should be done under local... READ MORE