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Upper Eyelid Surgery

Upper eyelid surgery

Service inclusion

  • Doctor fee
  • Clinical interview/ consultation
  • Home medication

Pre–op preparation

  • Inform us about any allergies , underlying medical illness, medications taken
  • Avoid aspirin And all the supplements and anticoagulant before surgery at least 7-10 days
  • Hypertension within controlled

Post-op care

  • Cold compression after surgery for the first few hours and 2-3 days later
  • Keep the wound dry and clean . no scab or blood stain leaving on wound( usually open after 24 hours)
  • Stitches off on the 5 th day after surgery
  • Follow up as appointment
  • For the first week avoid activities that dry the eyes including reading , watching TV( for long period) , wearing contact lens (for few weeks), using computer and excessive blinking

Surgical procedure

  1. Suturing technique: in case there is no excess skin just to create the double eyelid (usually done in young patient)
    : three points of suturing on the line of natural fold of upper eyelid done ; may accompany with the small puncture ~ 0.5 cm on the lateral to remove lateral orbital fat . This will create a natural looking , sweeten , bigger beautiful eyes ; no surgical scar.
  2. Open technique: Incision will be made along natural eyecrease and skin excess will be removed.Levator muscle may be tighten and sutured fixation to subcutaneous tissue to create true fold of crease. You will get the upward eyelash , sweeten , bigger beautiful eyes. Operation is done with very fine electrocautery which controls the bleeding. Skin is closed with fine sutures.

Duration of surgery

Within 1 hour

Risk and complications

  • When eyelids surgery is performed by a qualified plastic surgeon complications are infrequent and usually minor possibly including bleeding , infection and reaction of anesthesia
  • You can reduced your complications by following your surgeon “s instruction before and after surgery including the followed up
  • Other minor complications : double or blurred visions for a few days , temporary swelling of the eyelid, asymmetric healing and scarring . Bruise and swelling may vary person to person ( maximum should be reached in the first week and generally last for 2 weeks to couple of months)


  • Incision may be red and bumpy but eventually scar become flat and inconspicuous
  • Swollen and decoloration around your eyes will gradually subside and better looking each day
  • Make up will be permitted after stitches off