What can I expect after an eyelid correction?
After the procedure, you stay in the clinic for a few hours so that the area around the eyes can cool well. You will then immediately receive instructions for your home. We already give a glimpse of the veil: cooling is easiest with frozen peas in a sandwich bag. On the day of the operation we advise you to cool for ten minutes every hour. If you wish, you can repeat this a few times on the day after the operation. We call you a day after the procedure, to check if everything goes well with you.
When you go outside, keep in mind that your eyes can react extra sensitive to light. This also applies to TV viewing. Then wear dark glasses. Also, avoid the bright sun during the first few months.
The swelling usually disappears gradually after two to three weeks. After seven days, we remove the tape and stitches. An hour before the check-up meeting at Praktijk Gabriels, you can coat the tape with Vaseline. Removing is easier. After the stitches, have been removed, you can coat the wounds daily with Vaseline. You can also apply make-up after one to two weeks. The final inspection takes place after three months.
When you are back home we recommend the following: