Blepharoptosis

Blepharoptosis

Blepharoptosis

Blepharoptosis is a surgical modification of dropping upper eyelid.

Drooping of the upper eyelid causing a narrowing of the palpebral aperture. It is often divided into two main types: congenital and acquired. The congenital type present at birth is usually the result of interference with the superior division of the oculomotor nerve, or associated with the blepharophimosis syndrome. The acquired type may result from any affection of the nerve supply of the upper eyelid musculature, from a disease of the muscles themselves (e.g. myasthenia gravis), or from mechanical interference in elevating the eyelid due to the weight of a tumor, trauma or chronic tissue hypoxia (e.g. diabetes).

 

Best Candidates for Blepharoplasty

- Must be over 18 year old with good health condition

- Aesthetic surgery can improve your appearance.

- Emotion stability is one of the most important factors.

 

Blepharoptosis cost “Package inclusive”

- Medical Equipments and Medical Supplies

- Local Anesthesia

- Medical Treatments

- Doctor fees

- Anesthesia fees

- Nursing services

- Take home medication

- Post op cares

- Transportation pick up (optional)

 

Service Accommodation

- Transportation pick up from airport –hotel-clinic-airport  as well as follow up period (optional)

- Mobile service during recovery with local number.  People can get in touch with you.

- Hotel reservation at least 1 km from Preecha Aesthetic Institute

- Touring services

- Interpreter services  with any language

- Wifi

 

Type of Anesthesia

Local Anesthesia

 

Preparation

1. Inform us about any allergies, any serious medical condition(s), and all medications you are taking (both prescription and non-prescription).

2. No Aspirin 2 weeks before surgery.

3. Stop vitamin E Oil 1 day before surgery.

4. Stop smoking 2 days and a month after surgery.

5. Tell doctor if you have any serious medical condition(s).

6. Plan to be in Thailand 2-3 days after surgery.

On the day before your Alar Plasty, make sure that you have the following items stocked at home: ice cubes or ice pack

Cosmetics should not be worn.  Also, should be that you have arranged for someone to take you to and from the clinic.

 

Blepharoptosis surgical Procedure

The procedure usually takes about 30 – 50 minutes and performed at the clinic by using local anesthesia.

 

Postoperative Recovery

The recovery process after a Blepharoptosis may take up to a few weeks.  Patients will receive instruction for during the home care.  The first two days doctor recommend keeping iced eye pack on the eyes to reduce bruising and swelling.  Patients are recommended to keep their head higher than the body while sleeping as this will accelerate the recovery process.

The third day after surgery, patients are advised to keep lukewarm eye pads for comfort and wearing dark glasses for at least one week is also recommended to prevent irritation that may be caused by the wind and sun exposure.
Wearing contact lenses is prohibited until the incisions are completetely cured.  Patients who need them will be advised by surgeon when it is safe wearing them again.

Patients who undergo a Blepharoptosis may watch TV and are able to read after two or three days.  Patients may go to work in five days or a week after the operation.  The scars may however still be visible but one can use makeup to cover them.

Scars are usually well hidden and normally fade in time. Blepharoptosis may leave patients with bruises or swelling on their faces and sometimes patients become depressed from this reason.  These are some of the side effects of surgery, which are completely normal and which disappear in few weeks, after a complete healing.

 

Treatment after surgery during the first 7 days of Blepharoptosis:

- Removing Incisions within 5 days after surgery.

- No heavy exercise 2 weeks after surgery

- Apply Eye Creams to help scar softer and dimmed down

- Wearing contact lenses is prohibited until the incision are completely cured

- Scars are usually well hidden and normally fade in time

- Swelling and bruising can be minimized by keeping the head elevated as much as possible during the first few days of recovery

- The first couple of weeks following the surgery, dark sunglasses are recommended to protect the eyes from irritation caused by the sun and wind.

- Patients may notice that their eyes tire easily for the first several weeks of the recovery period; frequent naps are recommended.

 

Surgery

Time required: 45 minitues

Anesthesia

Local Anesthesia

Blepharoplasty Recovery

Back to work: 3-5 days

More strenuous activity: after 4 weeks

Fading of scars: several months

 

Surgery Schedule (require 5 days after surgery in Thailand)

 

Day 1 – Consultation and/or surgery at the same time

Day 2 – Surgery (if require for the next appointment)

Day 3 –Days5 = Stitches will be removed

Day 6 – After removing stitches, you may return to work

 

Set up an appointment withPreecha Aesthetic Institute:

1. Write your question, interest at consult us in program form

2. Via email Consult@pai.co.th

2.1   list your expectations or procedure that you are interest and give us your detail as possible

2.2   email to us

2.3   We will get back to you shortly after receive your question with recommendation from specialize surgeon

Once you know your planning date for surgery.

Here is the next step.

3.1   Consultation with us via email for details and procedure

3.2   Plan your available date to be surgery and departure from Bangkok

3.3    We will confirm you for surgery date

3.4    You may start to book your airline ticket

3.5    We will confirm you all detail and hotel booking, if require

3.6    For transportation to be pick up from the airport, we can do for you as optional

 

PAI (Preecha Aesthetic Institute)

898/1 Sukumvit 55

Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand

Tel: (662) 715-0111-2

Email: Consult@pai.co.th

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Meeting Point (Airport)

The driver will stand by for you at the door number 4 (Meeting point) after exit from customs.  The driver will stand by with your name and PAI’s logo.

 

Hotel

Hotel partner are special offer for PAI.

 

Language

- Thai, Japanese, Italian and English

- Other Language upon request

 

Payment

1. The payment can be prepared in Cash by US dollars, Euro Dollar, Japanese Yen, HKD, SGD, AUD or pay by Traveler‘s Cheques.

2. Bank’s transfer.

3. If using credit cards, the hospital will charged 3% for international transaction fee.  This is only for surgery fees.  Hotels are not charged for international transaction fee.

An extra charged for HIV is 30% from total cost.

 

Cost of meal

Cost of living meal per day is 15-20 USD.

 

Passport and VISA

Preecha Aesthetic Institute can issue the letter to clarify with your local Embassy or Passport.

 

Tourist Visa Exemption (30 days without VISA)

Australia, Austria, Belgium ,Brazil ,Bahrain , Brunei Darussalam   ,Canada, Denmark ,Finland ,France, Germany  ,Greece ,Hong Kong ,Iceland  ,Indonesia  ,Ireland  ,Israel  ,Italy  ,Japan  ,South Korea ,Kuwait ,Luxembourg , Malaysia  ,Monaco  ,Netherlands  ,New Zealand  ,Norway  ,Oman ,Peru  ,Philippines  ,Portugal , Qatar , Singapore  ,Spain  ,South Africa  ,Sweden  ,Switzerland  ,Turkey  ,United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom  ,United States of America ,Vietnam.

 

Airport Immigration and Customs

Please present the supporting documents confirming the scheduled operation upon request. Please do not carry any unnecessary drugs or dangerous objects in your luggage.

 

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FAQs for Blepharoptosis

 

Will Blepharoptosis correct my crow’s feet?

When performed by itself, Blepharoptosis will not correct crow’s feet. However, eyelid surgery is often performed in conjunction with other treatments such as dermal fillers to eliminate crow’s feet and other types of wrinkles.

What causes dark circles under the eyes?

The skin of the eyelid is the thinnest on the human body. The darkness that can appear under the eyes is typically caused by blood circulation underneath the skin. This condition can be exacerbated by exhaustion, illness, poor nutrition, irritation, and other factors.

How long will eyelid surgery results last?

Eyelid surgery is known to have long-lasting, even permanent results; however, it will not stop the natural aging process. Many eyelid surgery patients experience a dramatic improvement in the appearance of their eyes, such as a more youthful aesthetic, which lasts for years. In some cases, Blepharoptosis can even improve vision.

Will there be scarring?

Incisions for Blepharoptosis are made in the creases or edges around the eyelids to minimize visible scarring. Patients considering the procedure for correction.

How long is the recovery?

Patients can typically return to their normal daily routines about seven to ten days following the blepharoplasty procedure. During recovery, the patient must keep his or her head elevated for the first few days. Medication can help with any pain or soreness. Within a week after the eyelid surgery, the stitches are removed.

What type of surgeon should perform my procedure?

The ideal type of physician for Blepharoptosis is an ophthalmic plastic surgeon. This type of doctor is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is specially trained in plastic surgery of the eyes and surrounding structures of the face. General cosmetic surgeons do not undergo such specialized training in plastic surgery of the eyes.

 

Preecha Aesthetic Institute, Bangkok, Thailand , Dr.Preecha Tiewtranon, MD is highly selective qualify doctor Dr.Sirachai Jindarak MD, Dr.Prayuth Chokrungvaranont MD, Dr.Sattha Siritantikorn, MD, Dr.Apichai Angspatt, MD, Dr. Preecha Tiewtranon MD, Dr.Sutin Khobunsongserm, , Dr.Burin Wangjiraniran MD. FRCS   who matches for each type of procedure, FFS, SRS, body contouring as well as anaesthesiologist and team of operating theatre nurses.

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