EYELID SURGERY

Dr Hunt has performed hundreds of upper and lower eyelid surgeries on men throughout his 15 year career.

Eyelid surgery works to counteract drooping upper lids and puffy bags beneath the eyes, resulting in a younger, fresher appearance.

Forgetting all the clichés about windows and souls, our eyes really are our most important feature. They’re what people notice first. They’re what they focus on when speaking to us. And they play a huge role in how youthful and attractive we are perceived to be.

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Dr Jeremy Hunt is one of Australia’s leading specialist plastic surgeons. With over 15 years experience and thousands of happy patients, Dr Jeremy Hunt is the smart choice for your plastic surgery or non-surgical procedure.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health professional.

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FAQs

Is it for me?

Answer:

If you have puffy bags beneath your eyes or feel your upper lids are droopy, eyelid surgery can take years off you and leave you looking more alert, awake and much younger. The solution may be a procedure on the upper or lower or both upper and lower eyelids together

During your consultation with Dr Hunt, he will assess your current situation, discuss your goals, and recommend the eyelid surgery he believes will deliver the best results.

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What's involved?

Answer:

Your eyelid surgery will be performed under either a local or general anaethestic at your preferred hospital. Regardless of the location, this anaethestic will be performed by a member of the Australian Society of Anaethetists, hand selected by Dr Hunt.

Dr Hunt will then make tiny incisions along the natural lines of your upper or lower eyelids, using his skills and years of experience to minimise any scarring. Dr Hunt will then remove any excess fat, skin or muscle.

When can I go home?

Answer:

You will usually be able to go home the same day as your eyelid surgery. You will be given a prescription for medication at this time, so that you can manage any pain once you get home.

Will I have to return for post-operative care?

Answer:

You will see Dr Hunt five days after your surgery, at which time the first of your sutures will be removed. You will then see Dr Hunt again a week later, to discuss your progress and remove the remainder of your sutures.

You’ll then have a series of follow up visits, to confirm that both you and Dr Hunt are happy with your results. These visits will happen at six weeks, and again at three, six and 12 months.

How long will I be off work?

Answer:

You should plan on taking seven to 10 days off work.

When can I resume my normal activities?

Answer:

When you get home from hospital, you should stay at home to rest with cold packs over your eyes. This will reduce any swelling and bruising, along with sleeping with your head elevated on two pillows.

You will be able to wash your face the day after your surgery, however should not over exert yourself until you are completely healed.

When will I see the end result?

Answer:

You will see the full extent of your rejuvenated, younger looking eyes around three weeks after your surgery.