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Betterme
8 months ago
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Eyelid or forehead lift/reduction surgery first?

I'm planning on getting a revision eyelid surgery and forehead lift and reduction surgery at two different hospital. Which surgery should I do first? Does it affect the outcome based on which surgery I do first? Thank you!

Procedure: Eyelid Surgery
Location: San Deigo, CA

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Daniel Allan

The forehead lift may reduce the amount of skin removed from the eyelids.

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Alfred Antonetti
ASPS Surgeon

You should do what your own surgeon advises you to do

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Sasanka Chatterjee
ASPS Int. Surgeon

Forehead lift sets the standard for eyelid surgery. But since this is a revision, leave it to your surgeon. What reduction are you talking about. If it is breast? Sequence is as you wish.

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Tanongsak Panyawirunroj
ASPS Int. Surgeon
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If you plan to separate 2 surgery procedures, I recommend you to do forehead lift first to set new level of upper eyelid and wait at least 1 month before do upper eyelid surgery again.

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