Face

UPPER LID PLASTY

THE OPERATION                                                                                             Imprimer le consentement
Removal of tissue redundancy in the upper eye lids.

INDICATIONS
Heavy upper eye lids, creating a tired, sad expression. Make-up problems.

COUNTER INDICATIONS
Vision problems, dry eye syndrome.

SURGERY (usually as out-patient)
Removal of redundant skin, muscle and fat. Sometimes redistribution of the latter.
  Operation time   1 hour.
  Anesthesia          usually local anesthesia .
  Scars                   inconspicuous in the upper lid fold.

POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS, UNDESIRABLE RESULTS
Hemorrhage.
Lid deformation.
Vision troubles (very rare).

POSTOPERATIVE CARE
Paper tape for 3 5 days until stitch removal.
Resume work after 3 days to 2 weeks (bruises).