Sometimes. The medicare description requires that the upper lids are sufficiently lax and excess to be within the field of view in normal vision. We will assess if this is the case at the time of your consultation.
The major concern most patients have regarding the outcome of blepharoplasty is scarring. Although scarring is the inevitable result of any surgery, we are usually able to keep this to a minimum by making careful incisions along natural skin lines and creases where scars usuallyContinue reading
Yes, this is possible for upper blepharoplasty only. This procedure can be performed with local anaesthetic alone and thus can sometimes be undertaken in the rooms.
Blepharoplasty reduces wrinkles in the eyelids and also partially the crows feet area. It does not affect wrinkles anywhere else .
Blepharoplasty is usually performed as a day case under local or general anaesthesia. We will review your recovery and remove any surface stitches 5-7 days post surgery. A return to work is usually possible after 7-10 days but note that bruising and swelling for upContinue reading
From a surgical point of view the ideal age for otoplasty in children is at the age of 7 or 8 years and not before 4 years of age. The operation is often performed at the age of 5 or 6 years i.e. before theContinue reading
Emotional stability is the primary factor to be considered before any aesthetic surgery is performed – and this is especially important when performing the operation on children. Some children are able to grow up happily with prominent ears with little related self-consciousness from them. OtherContinue reading
Otoplasty is usually performed as a day procedure in hospital under general anaesthetic. Following surgery, a bulky bandage will be placed over the ears to protect them for one week. After removal of this dressing a head band is worn just at night for aContinue reading