Eye Bag Surgery in Singapore: What to Expect

eyebag surgery singaporeAre you tired of putting bits and pieces of vegetables and tea bags and even spoons on your eyes to remove that dreaded bags, just to no effect? Do you want a more permanent solution but is afraid of the consequences. Then read on to find out how your fears may be unfounded and that there is a faster and simpler solution to your eye bag problem.

What is eye bag removal surgery?

Eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure in which excess muscle, or skin or fat deposits on the upper or lower lids are removed. This usually has an aesthetic goal. It can improve the appearance of wrinkles, reduce puffiness, or in this case, remove eye bags under the eye, which gives patients a fresher and more rested look.

However, not everyone can undergo eye bag surgery. Singapore cosmetic clinics will screen you first for any outstanding eye or other medical issues as these increases the risks of complications. You should also be realistic with your expectations after the surgery. Eye bag surgery cannot correct the dark circles appearing around your eyes neither your sagging eyebrows. To treat these conditions, your surgeon might recommend a few other procedures.

How much would it cost?

Factors such as the technique used, the extent of the operation, the location of the procedure, and the surgeon you choose affect the total operation costs. You can check other articles for detailed breakdown of operation fees but they basically include the following:

  • Surgeon’s fee
  • Anaesthesia
  • Facility use

It is important to note that the country where you choose greatly affect the price. Korean eye bag removal and in other Asian countries cost almost 50% less than their Western counterpart. Also, you should keep in mind other expenses outside of the main surgery, such as medical tests, medications and other post-surgery care. Consider all of these before deciding.

How long before I recover?

Blepharoplasty is a minor surgery and is often performed on an outpatient basis. Once the anaesthesia wears off, the patient is often able to return home. Keep in mind that you do need a chaperone going home as your eyesight will not be a hundred percent, not to mention your eyes may be all covered up.

Post-surgery, the wound must be kept dry and clean at all times. It should be covered up with medical gauze for up to three days or as directed by your surgeon. Sutures used are often dissolvable so a return trip to your doctor will not be necessary. Over time, any obvious scars will fade. Your vision may be blurry, and might even be double at times, but will return to normal in a week’s time as your eyes begin to adjust. Swelling around the area will ease as tissues begin to heal although residual swelling will remain for at least a few months as your tissues adjust. Any pain, discomfort or swelling can be eased through medication or cold compress.

Still not convinced?

Take your time. This is a big step for you. Consult your friends and family. Ask people who have undergone the same procedure and ask for their opinion. Finally search for eye bag removal surgery; in Singapore, there are many credible and experienced surgeons that can offer you sound advice.

Take everything in consideration and take your first step toward the confidence of having bag-less eyes.