Dr David Campbell  

                                                                                     MB BS FRACS

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

149 Wickham Terrace  Brisbane

(07) 3839 7800

Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Surgery


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Blepharoplasty literally means eyelid shaping, and aims to correct the common problems of excessive skin, wrinkles and bulges in the eyelids.  All of these problems can cause you to look tired, sad or aged.  In some people, the excess skin folds on the upper lids can even restrict their vision.  There are some circumstances where these changes may be sufficient to attract a Medicare and health fund rebate for the surgery.  Correction of these changes can help you to look and feel fresher and less tired. 

What is involved?

Eyelid correction may involve one or a combination of skin removal, fat removal, lid tightening, and Laser resurfacing.  The best approach for your situation can be discussed in detail at your consultation.

This type of surgery is usually done under local anaesthetic or twilight sedation, but can be done under general anaesthetic if you prefer.  It is typically a day surgery procedure.  

There will usually be a degree of swelling and bruising for the first week or so.  These can both be minimised by applying cold compresses to the eyes postoperatively, and keeping the head well elevated.

More Information on Blepharoplasty

The Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery - Blepharoplasty web page


    Main Office:        

    Suite 82,  Level 8,  Morris Towers,   149 Wickham Terrace,    Brisbane    Qld  4000   

Phone: (07) 3839 7800

Fax:  (07) 3839 4334

info@davidcampbell.com.au

Also Consulting at:  

 

Emerald Medical Group - Superclinic. Pilot Farm Road,  Emerald,   Qld  4720   Ph: (07) 3839 7800

Bywater Medical Centre, Canossa, 169 17- Mile Rocks Road, Oxley,     Qld. 4120       Ph: (07) 3839 7800

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