Who qualifies for eyelid reconstructive surgery?

Before we recommend this surgery, we have to make sure you are a suitable candidate.

There are several criteria you should meet in order to be able to have eyelid reconstructive surgery.

This surgery is a good solution for men or women who are in good health and want to mitigate the effects of aging on their upper/lower eyelids.

Eyelid reconstructive surgery is also a suitable solution for those who suffer from eyelid defects caused by traumatic injuries and tumor excisions. Those who suffer from certain conditions such as chronic tearing, eye muscle weakness or dry eyes might not qualify for the procedure. A doctor’s opinion is always necessary in order to determine who is a good candidate.

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Source: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Medical-Library/

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