Eyelid Lift Risks and Side Effects

Although the eyelid lift procedure has been refined over the last few years, there are still a number of eyelid lift risks and side effects that patients need to be aware of. During your eyelid lift preparation, the plastic surgeon in Mexico will explain all of these to you. He will also make sure that you are a good candidate for an eyelid lift and know exactly what is involved.

One of the things you need to do is choose a plastic surgeon that has extensive experience in this area, especially if you require an blepharoplasty for ptosis. A surgeon with more experience is less likely to contribute to any eyelid lift risks and side effects.

Patients that have particular conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure are exposed to greater eyelid lift risks and side effects. You plastic surgeon may decide that you are not a good candidate for an eyelid lift if you have these or any other medical conditions.

The following is a list of eyelid lift risks and side effects:

Blurred vision

Difficulty closing eyes when sleeping


Dryness in the eyes

Pain or burning sensation

Excess tearing

Uneven or unwanted scarring

Bad reactions to the anaesthetic

Reactions to medications

Excess bleeding

Whiteheads around the incisions

Cysts around the incisions

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