Is The Incisional Eyelid Surgery Method Costly?

What is double eyelid surgery?
Also known as blepharoplasty, this is a surgical procedure meant to enhance the appearance of the eyelids. This comprises removal of excess pouches on the lower lids and excess folds on the upper eyelids. This form of reconstructive surgery will give an individual a more youthful and rested look.

The incision procedure involved in Asian blepharoplasty.
During the surgical procedure, the surgeon will make full incisions that follow the naturally occurring lines found on the eyelids. This helps in decreasing the number of scars. On the upper eyelids, the incisions are made in the eyelid crease found on the upper lids. On the other hand, incisions are made beneath the lashes for the lower eyelids. The lower and upper incisions are determined by either a lower or upper Asian blepharoplasty.

Asian crease photos

In some cases, the surgeon will be prompted to extend the incisions to the laugh lines also referred to as Crows feet found at the corners of the eyes in order to minimize their appearance. Using the above incisions, your surgeon will separate the tissue from the skin underneath. Muscle and sagging skin is trimmed and excess fat removed. Using fine sutures, the surgeon closes the incisions.

How much does double eyelids surgery cost?
According to the some Singapore plastic surgeons, the double eyelid surgery costs you SGD 2000-3000. However, the costs vary greatly. The above cost does not include operating room facilities, anesthesia and other expenses. A surgeons cost for the surgery can vary on the basis of his or her experience, geographic office location and the type of procedure used. There are patient financing plans offered by the surgeons to help cover for the cost of surgery. It is crucial to research before settling on one particular surgeon. Choose a surgeon based on training, experience, reputation and skills.

How long can I see results?
Healing after the surgery varies from one individual to the other. Most of the significant/early changes take place during the first month. Within 10 days, one should be presentable. In the next three months, there are less noticeable changes, and depending on the surgery type, healing can take a period of 6 months to a year.

Double eyelid surgery recovery time.
During recovery after the surgery, one may apply cold compresses or lubricating ointment. In other cases, you may cover the eyes loosely with gauze. The surgeon will give you specific instructions which include medications to take orally or apply in order to minimize infection and aide healing, follow up with a surgeon and particular concerns to look out for in your health. Initial healing will include discomfort, irritation or dry eyes, bruising and swelling. Irritation may also occur at the incision points. It is important to choose a surgeon you can trust for Asian eyelid surgery.
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