Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Get prepped for eyelid surgical procedure!

Before heading on for eyelid lift surgery, it’s important to make yourself prepared for it.

Here is a list of things that you need to get prepped with before you go New York for blepharoplasty:

Bring someone along with you, so that after surgery you have someone to take you back home. Diving needs to be avoided because patient is tired and groggy because of anesthesia, moreover, it would put stress on eyes, which is not good for patient.

Avoid bending, lifting or any other physical activities because it increases blood flow to the eyes, which might cause trouble.

In house, place items like tins, bottles, kitchen utensils and bathroom items within easy reach, so that you have to search it all around and be in stress.
Have someone along with you at home, so that you someone to look after you.

Write down all questions, if you have any doubts regarding the surgery and ask to your surgeon during your consultation.

Tell your medical history to your surgeon, so that if you are suffering from any ailment, surgeon can take necessary measures accordingly.

If you have vision problems, glaucoma or chronic dry eye, tell your surgeon about it.

Keep note of all prescribed medications, painkillers and vitamins, so that you take all those on time.
Eat healthy so that recovery process gets speeds up.

Be prepared to undergo medical tests like blood tests, thyroid and diagnostics of heart before blepharoplasty.

Avoid reading or watching television, as it put stress on eyes.

Avoid drinking and smoking. It’s injurious to health and would hinder recovery period.

Do not eat or drink six hours before surgery.

Sleep with head elevated, use ice packs to reduce swelling and take medications on time.

Do not wear contact lenses for first few weeks; instead, wear dark glasses for first couple of weeks.

Wear loosen gown and slippers following the surgery, so that you feel relaxed.

From all the above points, you must have got an idea what things you need to get prepared with before undergoing surgery.

So, if you have made up your mind for undergoing eyelid surgery, then get acquainted with all these things. However, your surgeon will explain you all dos and don’ts, but it’s your duty as well to stay updated regarding the surgery, so that you get optimal results.

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