Blepharoplasty & Cataract Surgery

Can an upper blepharoplasty be combined with a cataract surgery by having them done simultaneously?

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Blepharoplasty and cataract surgery

This is not a good combination perform, so separate to 2 procedures at least a month between them. It is a good idea to look for a very  experienced cataract surgeon and a very experienced blepharoplasty surgeon for best results

Blepharoplasty and cataract surgery

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This is not a good combination perform, so separate to 2 procedures at least a month between them. It is a good idea to look for a very  experienced cataract surgeon and a very experienced blepharoplasty surgeon for best results

Blepharoplasty & Cataract Surgery?

To get the best results and for safety reasons the procedures should be performed separately.

Robert Singer, MD  FACS

La Jolla, California

Blepharoplasty & Cataract Surgery?

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To get the best results and for safety reasons the procedures should be performed separately.

Robert Singer, MD  FACS

La Jolla, California

Combined eyelid and cataract surgery ?

There is no surgeon that will combine both procedures, although technically it is possible. The reason is simple: it is not safe to do so.  It is best to separate the two procedures, even by a few weeks.

Combined eyelid and cataract surgery ?

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There is no surgeon that will combine both procedures, although technically it is possible. The reason is simple: it is not safe to do so.  It is best to separate the two procedures, even by a few weeks.

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Dr Taban is correct. No these surgeries are never performed together.

It sounds great.  However, it is strongly advised that they not be done together.  If you are speaking to a surgeon who is proposing to do these surgeries together, you are in the wrong office.  Have the cataract surgery.  Once you have healed at least 6 months, you can consider having the eyelids surgery performed.  Seek a fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon for this work.

Kenneth D. Steinsapir, MD
Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Dr Taban is correct. No these surgeries are never performed together.

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It sounds great.  However, it is strongly advised that they not be done together.  If you are speaking to a surgeon who is proposing to do these surgeries together, you are in the wrong office.  Have the cataract surgery.  Once you have healed at least 6 months, you can consider having the eyelids surgery performed.  Seek a fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon for this work.

Kenneth D. Steinsapir, MD
Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

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