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The benefits of eyelid surgery

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 01 May

Have you been considering eyelid surgery?   Many patients will consider eyelid surgery for aesthetic reasons.   They present with concerns about their appearance, that they look old and tired.  Others are concerned about their vision.    We hear many comment after surgery on the brightness of their eyes, that their vision has improved and that they look like they've been on a long holiday. 

You may however be surprised to note many patients who undergo eyelid surgery notice additional surprising benefits to the surgery.  We will deal with 6 surprising benefits passed on to us by patients but we are sure there are more.    

Topics: Eyelids plastic surgery
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Signs of eyelid ageing

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 28 May

As you age you may notice a wrinkle here or a wrinkle there however did you know the eye area demonstrates ageing in 3 key ways?  Medical, Visual and Practical. This blog will help you identify eyelid ageing and find out more about what you can do about it.  

Topics: Eyelids Anti-Ageing plastic surgery
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Faster Healing Tips For Cosmetic & Plastic SurgerySurgery

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 07 May

For many people the deciding factor on whether to have cosmetic surgery is the recovery period.  One of the most common questions we receive is how long will it take to get back to my routine.  The following tips will assist with the healing process to get back into your normal routine as soon as possible.

Topics: Face Breasts Eyelids Body Anti-Ageing plastic surgery
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Evaluating Eyelid Surgery - Which Option Is Right For Me?

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 07 Sep


Topics: Eyelids
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Eyelid Surgery Sydney: What is Chemosis and how to treat it

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 13 Jul

Chemosis is a distressing complication after eyelid surgery. It is more common following lower eyelid surgery than upper eyelid surgery. Despite meticulous technique and preventative measures during surgery, you can develop chemosis. Most cases are mild and resolve with the use of steroid eye drops. . Click on the SlideShare to learn more about chemosis and how it can be treated.

Topics: Eyelids Anti-Ageing plastic surgery
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Top 11 Eyelid Surgery Questions Answered By Dr Naveen Somia

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 15 Jun

In this blog I've created a SlideShare with my answers to the top questions I get asked by people thinking about having eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty. Questions like, when is the surgery covered by Medicare or private health funds, where to start researching treatment options, how to find the right plastic surgeon, how much time off work will you need post surgery, what results to expect after the surgery, do you need to spend the night in hospital and more. View the SlideShare to see all the questions and answers. If you have any further queries on eyelid surgery, please feel free to reach out to me.

Topics: Eyelids Anti-Ageing