BEFORE THE SURGERY
Your surgeon will realize a preoperative evaluation to determine conditions of
the tissues for the surgery as well as
the general conditions, will request a
series of examinations to value your general state and knows if you are in
to surrender to this surgery.
It is recommended to abstain from smoking at least two weeks before the procedure,
as well as to avoid to take
anticoagulative medication or for circulation for
two weeks and anti-inflamatoarios as aspirin, Naxen, Ibuprofeno at
least one week
before the surgery.
Probably your surgeon will recommend you a facial treatment to prepare the facial
tissues for the surgery.
This procedure can ralizar under local anesthesia with or without
if it combines with other procedures, it is
recommended to do it under general
anesthesia, surgeon will determine the
best option for your personal case.
The procedure consists of realizing an incision along the plait or fold of
top eyelid and other one immediately under the eyelashes of the low
the excess of skin and the oily bags, in some very
special cases an incision is
realized only by the internal face of the eyelid
with what the scar remains secret
and is not visible.
4 - 6 days
2 - 4 days
The surgery is ambulatory, that implies that you don´t need from hospitalization
when it is realized as the only
surgery, after a few hours of recovery, after
the surgery the surgeon will decide your discharge if you are in
continuing your recovery in house, your first visit of review, will be to the
4 to 6 days, time for which it
will value the retirement of sutures.
The following visit will be two weeks to evaluate the evolution and
to do the
pertinent recommendations as for the care of the scar,
later the reviews will
be every two weeks still to completing three
months of the surgery.
The time of recovery to do daily activities in house will be seven
labour activities it will be ten to twelve days and to do
exercise and activities
more extenuantes will be until the month.
The time to evaluate the final score
without information of
inflammatory process and with the maturation of the scars
be to the two to three months.
We will recommend you a series of cares after the surgery, certainly there is
recommended a diet without irritants
and high in proteins and fiber, care of the
wounds is recommended, in some occasions it is recommended the use of
or cold compresses, as well as to take anti-inflammatory medicines, we will indicate
you take care
of the skin and the scars by means of massages and special creams
for it. It is recommended to avoid the horizontal
position for two weeks, for
what he will have to sleep with pillows in such a way that the face is always
at level higher
that the rest of the body, as well as to avoid exhibition prolonged
to the Sun by four weeks.
The surgical and anaesthetic risks always exist, the possibility of incidents
during the surgery depends on diverse
factors, like age, general state of health,
presence of chronic - degenerative illnesses as diabetes, hypertension,
illnesses, anemia, etc; duration of the surgery, and factors as ingestion of medicines
earlier mentioned or
nicotinism; we determine these risks in the evaluation pre-operative
and with the analyses and pre-operative studies,
if we detect some anomaly that
increases these risks one will inform you, as well as the possibility of not doing
surgery if these risks are very high.
The most frequent complications are: Haematoma, abnormal Cicatrizacion, red Eyes
or sensation of ocular
annoyance, Withdrawal of the eyelids, your surgeon will
explain you and will clarify any doubt with regard to these
The anaesthetic complications are slightly possible in healthy persons, the incidence
of complications is minor
with the local anesthesia that with the general anesthesia
and they are in direct relation with the time of anesthesia,
for what the risks
increase lightly if the time of surgery increases on having done several surgeries
in the same
procedure, these complications can be from reaction anafiláctica,
shock up to hipoxia cerebral and death,
nevertheless the above mentioned present
to themselves with very small frequency from 1 to 2 of every 2000
this type. therefore you have to know the risks that you traverse with this surgery,
thanks to the
preoperative suitable evaluation, the possibility of satisfaction
is with much, bigger than the risks.
DOES NOT REPLACE the personal information of his surgeon,
after evaluating your case.