Eyelid Surgery Risks


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Eyelid Surgery Risks

Eyelid surgery, a procedure performed to repair the patient's sagging or drooping upper eyelids, can provide great results for patients. Patients also need to be aware of the potential complications and eyelid surgery risks. In addition to the general risks associated with all surgeries patients need to consider the procedure specific risks such as abnormal eyelid position, blurred vision, decreased sensation in the eyelid, and more. Below are helpful lists detailing the various potential eyelid surgery complications.

Eyelid Surgery Risks


Types of Eyelid Surgery Risks

Below are some of the surgical complications and risks associated with this cosmetic procedure. If you have additional questions regarding a specific risk or any other questions regarding the surgery it is recommended that you contact a local eyelid surgery surgeon.

  • Abnormal eyelid position
  • Abnormal skin color
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty closing eyes
  • Excessive tearing
  • Gritty sensation in eye
  • Inability to close eyes
  • Retrobulbar hematoma
  • Slow healing
  • Reaction to the Anesthesia
  • Blindness
  • Corneal abrasion
  • Double vision
  • Decreased sensation in eyelid
  • Dry eye syndrome
  • Stinging
  • Visible scarring

Risks Associated With All Surgeries

  • Satisfaction with Results
  • Infections.
  • Scarring
  • Swelling
  • Blood Clots
  • Post-surgery complications
  • Corrective Surgeries
  • Medication Reactions

Risks During Recovery

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Tenderness
  • Scarring
  • Bleeding

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