How Long After Laser Eye Bag Treatment Should You Wait Before Having A Revision?

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Revison surgery

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If there is no ocular/medical indication to intervene immediately you should wait a minimum of 6 months.




Dr. Massry

Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon
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How long after Laser eyelid surgery to have a Revision

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  You shouldn't need a revision if the appropriate amount of fat was removed with the eyelid surgery.  Wait for the lower eyelids to heal, typically done by 3 months and then you can evaluate whether there is residual fat pads in the eyelids.  Most common ones are the upper medial ones (near the eye) and lower lateral ones (towards the ear). 

  IMHO, Lasers for eyelid surgery is borderline gimmick and I still perform Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) with a scalpel, for incision, clamp and scissors to precisely remove the fat pads under direct vision for the most reliable results.  Laser has its place, just not in eyelid surgery, IMHO.

Francis R. Palmer, III, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Depends on what is going on.

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If you are concerned with what was done.  Generally it is ideal to wait 6 to 12 months before under taking a revision.  However, there can be very good reasons to consider revisional work sooner than this.

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

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