When can I wash my face after blepharoplasty?
Can I wash my face after blepharoplasty?
- 1-2 days after: You can still take a bath or shower, but you need to ensure the eyes are kept dry. …
- 3-7 days after: Eyes can begin being washed gently with water and soap. …
- Day 7: Sutures are normally removed a week after surgery and then normal washing routines can be carried out.
What is the fastest way to recover from a blepharoplasty?
To help the eyelid surgery recovery process, your doctor will suggest that you:
- Use ice packs on your eyes. …
- Clean your eyelids gently.
- Use the eye drops or ointments you are prescribed.
- Avoid rubbing your eyes.
- Not wear contact lenses for about two weeks after your procedure.
When can you wash your hair after eyelid surgery?
You can shower or wash your hair the day after surgery. Keep water, soap, shampoo, hair spray, and shaving lotion out of your eye, especially for the first week. Do not rub or put pressure on your eye for at least 1 week.
How long do you have to sleep on your back after eyelid surgery?
Avoid rolling onto your face. Sleeping on your back for the first two weeks after surgery helps to ensure this.
How do you clean your eyes after an eye surgery?
Use boiled water and cool it (distilled water) to clean the operated eye. Dip a cotton ball or gauze piece in this water and gently clean the eye margins and eyelid. Swipe the cotton across from the inner corner (near the nose) to the outer corner of the operated eye. Look up and gently wipe off any sticky discharges.
When should I use scar cream after eyelid surgery?
We advise you to use a scar cream on the scars. You can start using the scar cream when all scabs are gone (after 2 weeks). Alhydran scar cream is for sale at our clinic. Contact lenses should not be worn until 2 weeks after the procedure.
How long after blepharoplasty will I look normal?
When to Expect Full Recovery After Blepharoplasty
Around six weeks, you will start to see the final result of your eyelid surgery. Mild residual swelling may still be present as the delicate tissues around your eyes continue to adjust, but your eyes will be noticeably refreshed, alert and younger-looking.
How long will my eyes be swollen after blepharoplasty?
Normal swelling after eyelid surgery usually takes 6-8 weeks to completely resolve. You’ll see more final results 12 weeks after surgery.
Can I drink coffee after eyelid surgery?
Drink plenty of fluids in the form of water and fresh juices for the first few days after surgery. Reduce caffeine and carbonated drink intake in the first few days. You should abstain from alcohol during the first week following surgery.
How long after eyelid surgery Can I drink alcohol?
Do not drink alcohol for 10 days after eyelid surgery or while you are taking pain medication. Alcohol dilates the blood vessels and could increase bleeding.
What can I put on my scars after eyelid surgery?
Gently massage blepharoplasty scars with vitamin E or silicone gel for at least 10 – 14 days, but it can be continued for 2 – 3 months after surgery. Either topical treatment will increase skin hydration and reduce poor scarring.