You are still our patient after you leave, and we will be there for you as you recover to answer any questions you may have and advise you on any side effects you may be feeling. After eyelid surgery in Bellevue, patients can generally return home within a matter of hours. You will be given special cold compresses and medication to manage pain and swelling, as well as prescription eye drops and instructions for using them. Dr. Min will advise you on the specifics of your recovery program. Patients can begin moving around right away and resume light exercise after about a week. Most patients return to work in 5-10 days, but you should avoid strenuous activity for at least 2 weeks.
Your Eyelid Surgery Options
Dr. Min will help you customize the eyelid surgery procedure in Bellevue to give you a natural, energized face to show the world. The procedure itself will vary slightly from person to person and may be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both. It may also be performed in combination with other procedures, such as a face or brow lift.