Pre/Post-operative Instructions for Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery

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Prior to your surgery

  • Please inform your surgeon if you have any underlying diseases, drug allergies, or are taking medication, dietary supplements or vitamins.
  • Please refrain from taking any pain medications, Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) and vitamin supplements at least 7 days before surgery.
  • Drinking alcohol or smoking, including electronic cigarettes, which could lead to inferior surgical outcomes, are strongly recommended to stop for at least 1 week before surgery.
  • In case of surgery under General Anesthesia, Eating or Drinking (including water) are not allowed for 8 hours prior to surgery.
  • To minimize the risk of surgical infection, please cleanse your face, body, hair and nails, including any cosmetics, before the surgery.

Caring for Yourself After Your Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery