What is Eyelid Surgery?
By reducing droopy or hooded eyelids and eliminating bags under the eyes, you can achieve a much younger, fresher appearance. Eyelid Surgery for Women can really wake up a tired face and create a brighter, happier expression.
Eyelid surgery effectively removes excess fat and skin around the eye area, and the skin can be moved upwards and outwards to tighten it. The upper and lower lids can be operated on together or separately.
What results can I expect?
Hooding or sagging skin around the eyes is greatly improved
Vision can be improved
Deep lines around eyes smoothed out
Frequently Asked Questions about Eyelid Surgery
Who will do my initial consultation?
Our Consultant Plastic Surgeon
What is the recovery time like?
Eyelid surgery usually takes 1 to 3 hours and will require an overnight stay in hospital. You will need to take between 5 to 7 days off work to recover; the exact time will depend on the extent of the surgery.
You can experience bruising and swelling after the procedure, your aftercare will be managed with the support of your Consultant Plastic Surgeon and River Medical Registered General Nurse to ensure you the safest and most comfortable recovery.
How should I prepare for my procedure?
There are a few elements to this: preparation will begin with your initial consultation with our Consultant Plastic Surgeon, you will also meet with one of our Registered General Nurses. They will both go through every aspect of the surgery and your recovery with you.
You will come in once more before your surgery to have a further comprehensive pre-operative assessment with your River Medical Registered General Nurse.
The Consultant Plastic Surgeon will be available to you right up until your surgery should you wish to see him again.
Why do you not have before and after pictures on the website?
Before and after pictures on websites can be misleading as they may not be patients of the surgeon who will be doing your Eyelid Surgery.
As every person wanting Eyelid Surgery has completely different expectations, it is a much more valuable tool for your Consultant Plastic Surgeon to show pictures of not only Eyelid procedures that he as actually done but also show you results you will be likely to receive.