Do I need to pay a deposit to secure my procedure booking?
Yes. A 20% deposit is required to secure your booking with the balance paid upon arrival, the day prior to your surgery.
What currency will I need to pay in?
Your deposit and final balance payment should be paid in GBP.
How soon can I book my flights?
Do not book flights until you have received an email to confirm your surgery date has been confirmed. A date will only be secured once you have been approved for surgery and your deposit has been paid. You are required to book your flights within 2 days of receiving your surgery confirmation email.
How do I sleep after the surgery?
You must sleep on your back, elevated, for 2 weeks post surgery. Do not sleep on your sides for 4 weeks post op also. Do not bend over for 2 weeks post surgery. Do not wear any prescription glasses or sunglasses for 4 weeks post surgery.
How long does it take to recover?
Most people return to normal activities after 7 -10 days following this surgery. By two weeks after eyelid surgery, the majority of the bruising and swelling will subside.
When can I return to work?
If your job is:
When can I exercise?
- lightly active (such as office based), we would advise 7-10 days off work;
- moderately active job (such as a hairdresser), would benefit from 2 weeks off work;
- for active or physical job (such as a personal trainer), we would advise 3-4 weeks off work.
Please do not lift any heavy objects for 3-4 weeks post surgery. Light exercise such as walking is encouraged.
Is it safe?
Yes if performed by experienced board certified surgeons.
Will I have to stay overnight at the hospital?
Yes, we like to keep you at the hospital overnight until the next day so the anaesthetic can wear off.
Who is it suitable for?
Someone who has sagging skin on the upper and or lower lids. This can be caused by ageing or can be hereditary.
Who isn’t it suitable for?
Someone who suffers from intense dry eye or eye infections.
Can I combine this procedure with any other procedures?
Yes. You are able to combine this procedure with a number of other procedures. Book a telephone consultation for more information.