Facial Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Anti-Aging Resources
Find an ImplantInfo Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Near You

Anesthesia for Eyelid Surgery Patients

Anesthesia for the Eyelid Surgery Patient

Information on anesthesia for people having eyelid surgery

Local anesthesia is the most common type used for people undergoing eyelid surgery.  With local anesthesia, the patient remains awake, numb the area around the eyes is numbed by the anesthetic.  The patient may feel some tugging, pulling or minor pain. 

If other procedures are being done in addition to the eyelid surgery, general anesthesia may be indicated.

Any anesthesia has an element of risk. Be sure to inform your surgeon and the person administering the anesthesia of any medications or supplements you are taking.  You should also take care to follow the pre-op instructions carefully.

[ Previous ] [ Next ]

Eyelid Surgery - Quick Topic Navigation

There is so much more to learn about Blepharoplasty. Click on any topic below or use our previous/next navigation to proceed in order.




FaceForum Featured Practices

Worcester , Massachusetts (MA) Facial Cosmetic Surgery by
UMASS Memorial Plastic Surgery
Dr. Mustafa Akyurek , Dr. Raymond Dunn, Dr. Douglas Rothkopf, Dr. Janice Lalikos , Dr. John Castle Board Certified Plastic Surgeons
Facial Cosmetic Surgery by
Los Feliz MedSpa
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Park City , Utah (UT), Salt Lake City , Utah (UT) Facial Cosmetic Surgery by
Saltz Plastic Surgery
Dr. Renato Saltz Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Before and After Photos

Online Polls

Online Contests

©1999-2012 Advice Media