Your Personal Chicago Eye Lift Consultation
During the initial
Chicago eye lift consultation, you may be asked to look in a mirror and point out exactly what
you would like to see improved. This will help your facial plastic surgeon to
understand your expectations and determine whether they can realistically be
You should come to the Chicago Eyelift consultation prepared to discuss you medical history including previous surgeries, past and present medical conditions and current medications. It is important for you to provide complete information. High blood pressure, thyroid problems or diabetes are among the medical conditions that may increase the risks associated with eye lift surgery.
Your Chicago eye lift plastic surgeon will want to know if you have allergies, especially if they affect your eyes. He or she may ask whether you have ever tried and were unable to wear contact lenses, you should bring them with you in case your surgeon wants to test your vision.
It will be necessary for your surgeon to know if you were ever told by an ophthalmologist that you have a condition called "dry eye" or if you have any other problems with your eyes.
One of several surgical
techniques may be suggested to improve the appearance of your eyelids. The
particular technique that your plastic surgeon recommends will depend on may
factors such as the amount of excess fat and skin in the eyelid areas, the
position of your eyebrows, and the condition of muscles around your eyelids.
Your eyelift plastic surgeon will discuss with you.