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What to Expect After Eyelid Surgery

As with any facial surgery, patients undergoing eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) often wonder when they will look and feel like themselves again. Since every patient heals at a slightly different rate, the details of the recovery from eyelid surgery will depend upon the complexity of the procedure and if an upper and/or lower eyelid surgery is performed. For example, surgery of the lower eyelid often requires a longer recovery period.

In general, patients can expect the following as they recover from their eyelid surgery:

Patients will have routine follow-up visits with their plastic surgeon at The Ottawa Clinic to monitor their healing. If patients have any questions or concerns, they are encouraged to contact their surgeon at any point throughout their recovery.