05 Feb 2019
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Blepharoplasty – Most frequently asked Questions

Answers some frequently asked questions about this technology:
Q. What are the associated risks and complications of blepharoplasty?
Ans: There is minimal risk associated with eyelids surgery such as:

  • Persistent fat
  • Lose muscle or skin
  • Sensitivity to the sun or bright light
  • Difficulty in closing eyes
  • Persistent pain
  • Dry eyes
  • Infection
  • A pulled-down lower eyelid lash line
  • The abnormal coloring of the eyelids
  • Bleeding from incision
  • Poor healing
  • Rarely visual loss or changes happen.

These complications are infrequent but contact your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any of them.

Q. Does eyelid surgery cover insurance?
Ans: As blepharoplasty is mostly done because of cosmetic reasons insurance may not cover it unless the surgery is done to improve your vision or following an injury or due to eye deformity.

Q. How to chose best blepharoplasty surgeon?
Ans: Meet Mumbai’s most preferred Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Parag Telang. Get his opinion.

Q. Is eyelid surgery a painful experience?
Ans: Not at all. You may experience little discomfort and burning in eyelids after the surgery which goes in an hour or so.

Q. When should I return to work or exercise after eyelid surgery?
Ans: In about a week after blepharoplasty, you may return to your work or exercise.

Q. Can blepharoplasty lift brows?
Ans: Patients with descended and low eyebrows will need brow lift to elevate eyebrows.

Q. How much blepharoplasty costs?
Ans: The cost of eyelid surgery depends on surgeons experience, your location and complexity in your surgery.

Q. Are there alternatives to blepharoplasty?
Ans: Blepharoplasty is the best way to correct cosmetic and functional issues related to the eye area.

Q. How long should I wait after eyelid surgery to drive?
Ans: Until a green signal is given by your doctor after blepharoplasty do not drive.