Eyelid Surgery Q&A
Sedation + Eyelid Surgery
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
The surgeon I'm thinking of going to wants to use general anesthesia and I am not really comfortable with that. I have never been in the hospital... 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
I Am Having Upper Eye Lift Surgery and Lip Augmentation Using Juvederm in 2 Weeks. Is Oral Sedation Enough?
I am having upper eye lift surgery as well lip augmentation using juvederm in 2 weeks and was wondering if oral sedation would be enough? Will I feel... READ MORE
I'm 68 and have droopy lids. Likely best to do both upper and lower although I do not have much bags on lower. Is sedation best for surgery when doing... READ MORE
Yesterday I had asked a question regarding a Board Certified PS to administer "light sedation" vs an anesthesiologist however, I was not clear in my... READ MORE
After consulting with a "top", well known NY plastic surgeon for upper eye lids, I was surprised to hear he would be administering the light sedation... READ MORE
Very Nervous About Getting Upper Eyelid Bleph, is There Any Doctors in Maine or New Brunswick That Will Do an IV Type Sedation?
Trying to find someone somewhat near the border if possible who does the IV type sedation and wondering what the approx cost would be? got wisdowm... READ MORE
I was told by one surgeon, he can only do ptosis repair while I am awake, and otherwise my eyes may not be symmetrical after the surgery. He said he... READ MORE
I'm considering an eyelift and have found two doctors that have excellent credentials. Who should I choose?
One would use a local with iv sedation, the other would use general anesthesia. I am 65, no obvious health problems, which would be preferable. READ MORE
My friend and I just had transconjuctival blepharplasty with a lateral pinch from the same plastic surgeon . We had what is called conscious sedation.... READ MORE
Is lower blepharoplasty with fat repositioning ever done as an office procedure without IV sedation or General Anesthesia?
I have had two consults and not sure why one would do with and the other without. READ MORE
I'm looking into getting a i'm looking into getting a lower Bleph and I'm still alittle confused about what the surgeons use to put people to sleep. I... READ MORE
I plan to undergo upper & lower blepharoplasty next week. Is bradycardia a reason NOT to have surgery?
My pre-op evaluation EKG showed bradycardia -resting heart rate=45. Which anesthesia is preferred - general anesthesia or IV sedation - for a... READ MORE
Ptosis result of upper blepharoplasty nearly 5 mos. ago. Now want correction. Surgeons here use only local, I want IV. (photo)
Will using IV light sedation yield a greater chance for error or less symmetry? Supposed ptosis correction specialist here in Warsaw, Poland seemed... READ MORE
Can eyelid reduction be done under sedation/local anaesthetic rather than general ? READ MORE
So, I decided to have my eyebags removed (transconjuctival with release of the legamint). I'm 30 years old and my surgery is next Tuesday! I'm... READ MORE