How long should I wait between 2 different surgeries with 2 different surgeons/clinics? Rhinoplasty & blepharoplasty?
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Thanks for your question. Eye surgery and nasal surgery are very different. One should wait at least 12 months before considering revision for nasal surgery. Eye surgery can be revised much earlier (depending on the issue) and can be done as early as 3 months in some cases. I think the two could be done at the same time if done by the same surgeon. It sounds like you have 2 different providers. In that case a gap of two weeks with the eyes first and then the nose second could be ideal
Different surgery/ different surgeon
The rhinoplasty and blepharoplasty can be done at the same time.Otherwise I would suggest waiting several months between procedures since there will be some swelling about your eyes following the rhinoplasty.
Michael Eisemann M.D.
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