Removal of wrinkled skin from the lids (droopy skin from upper lids, bags from lower lids). If the upper lid blocks your vision, insurance may cover the procedure if certain criteria are met.
Upper: The incision is made in the natural lid crease.
Lower: The incision is made just under the lash line.
Excess skin and fat is removed. Sutures are removed in one week.
Office, unless it is combined with another procedure
Oral sedation and local
Minimal and easily controlled with oral medication
Wound care is done 3 times a day, head elevation, apply ice pack for first week then switch to moist heat.
No bending or lifting for several weeks. Avoid getting hot and sweaty. Patient may return to work in 7-10 days and resume activities in 3-4 weeks.
Swelling subsides after approximately 2 weeks with visible change.
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