Aging of the facial features is a major concern for many of Dr. Peter Brownrigg’s patients. The eyes are often a particular area of concern because they are such a standout feature and can drastically affect the way one looks, as well as the impression they give to others. Creases, wrinkles, and loose skin around the eyes can make a person look constantly tired, angry, or worn down. In extreme cases, an excess of eyelid skin can even interfere with vision. One of the most effective treatments for all of these conditions is eyelid surgery, which eliminates excess skin and tissue to smooth the upper and lower eyelid, erasing bags, fine lines, and wrinkles. Following eyelid surgery, there will be a brief period of recovery, during which time our Ottawa patients should be prepared for eyelid surgery side effects.
When it comes to plastic surgery, eyelid surgery has one of the shortest recovery periods, with most patients healed and ready to return to their regular routines within seven to ten days. Although the recovery period is brief, it should not be taken lightly. Eyelid surgery will result in side effects and patients should be prepared to care for the body and these side effects in order to ensure a smooth, and healthy recovery from surgery. Below are some common side effects that are likely to be experienced following eyelid surgery:
Eyelid surgery is an effective cosmetic procedure that results in a quick recovery and minimal side effects. If you have loose, sagging skin around the upper and/or lower eyelids and would like to learn if this procedure is right for you, schedule an appointment with Dr. Peter Brownrigg at your earliest convenience. We look forward to hearing from you!