Blepharoplasty

 Consultation: $150 

Over time, the upper eyelids can droop, making you look tired or stern. Excess skin can also make it harder to apply makeup to the upper eyelid. Blepharoplasty eliminates excess skin and fat so you look younger and more relaxed, without radically changing the overall appearance of your face.

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Blepharoplasty

PREPARING FOR BLEPHAROPLASTY

At the consultation, we will discuss whether this type of surgery is suitable based on your state of health. Some health problems (thyroid issues, high blood pressure, diabetes, dry eye syndrome) can increase the risk of complications. If necessary, we will ask you to consult an ophthalmologist before having surgery. Depending on your medical condition, pre-operative exams may be required.

BLEPHAROPLASTY: SURGERY

Blepharoplasty is a day surgery performed with local anesthesia and the option of sedation, which lasts approximately one hour.

RECOVERY AFTER BLEPHAROPLASTY

Blepharoplasty typically only causes very slight pain, which can be managed with prescribed medications. You will need to keep your head upright for the first few days at home. During the first 48 hours, you will need to apply cold packs to the eyes for 10 to 15 minutes every two hours to reduce swelling and the risk of bruising. If needed, you can use eye drops to soothe irritation. The small butterfly bandages on the incisions and will be removed along with the stitches at the first follow-up appointment, one week after the operation. As of the second week, you will be able to use water-based foundation to cover up traces of the surgery. You will have to avoid aspirin, anti-inflammatories and alcohol for two weeks after surgery, and physical activity should be avoided for the first three weeks.

FAQ on blepharoplasty

What is the price of blepharoplasty in Montreal?

The cost ranges between 3000$ and 6000$ 

What is the price of a consultation for a blepharoplasty in Montreal?

The cost is 150$ per 30/45 minutes. 

Is there financing available for blepharoplasty in Montreal?

Yes. We can refer you to some financial institutions offering interest rates from 9,95% to 25.66% according to your credit rating, including the possibility to break down payments over a period of 6 months to 5 years. Loans are open and payable at any time. Although we do not encourage debt, we recommend this solution instead of the use of credit cards, which generally have higher interest rates. 

Will blepharoplasty change the position of my eyebrows?

No. Blepharoplasty does not change the position of the eyebrows. 

When will I be able to drive again?

You can drive as soon as you stop taking the prescription drugs and when you feel capable of driving. 

When will I be able to take a shower?

Unless otherwise indicated, you will be able to take a shower the day after the surgery. 

What is the recovery time after blepharoplasty?

The bruises usually disappear within a week. The swelling could take up to two months to disappear. 

What happens if I have an emergency outside office hours?

After the surgery we will provide you with emergency numbers. 

When can I get back to work?

Most patients need only one week off work, after which the stitches are removed. By then, the bruises will have almost disappeared. 

When will my stitches be removed?

The stitches are removed during the first post operatory consultation, one week after the surgery. 

420 McGill Street, Suite 402
Montréal, Quebec H2Y 2G1