Ptosis Surgery in Bangkok

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Bangkok, Thailand performing Ptosis Surgery.

$  Cost of Ptosis Surgery (Drooping Eyelid) in Thailand

Minimum priceMaximum price
Ptosis Surgery$US 600$US 750

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Mission Hospital Contact Mission Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
Thai HA AccreditationThai HA Accreditation
This general hospital in Bangkok offers a full range of services including Cosmetic Surgery. It has been accredited by the Hospital Accreditation Thailand and has been serving patients for more than 70 years.
Availability:
Ptosis is treated at Mission Hospital
Listed ophthalmologists:
Dr. Pornchai Simaroj
Dr. Pornchai Simaroj
Ophthalmologist
Dr. Sitthichai Mala
Dr. Sitthichai Mala
Ophthalmologist
Bumrungrad Hospital Contact Bumrungrad Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation   Thai HA AccreditationThai HA Accreditation
Bumrungrad International is an internationally accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.
Availability:
Ptosis is treated at Bumrungrad Hospital
38 listed ophthalmologists:view all >
Dr. Chaiyen Ratnavijarn
Dr. Chaiyen Ratnavijarn
Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery
General Ophthalmology
Dr. Ekachai Bharksuwana
Dr. Ekachai Bharksuwana
Retina
Cataract
General Ophthalmology
Chaophya Hospital Contact Chaophya Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
The Chaophya Hospital is a JCI accredited, tertiary private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, which has been in operation since 1991. It has an international department which offers a comprehensive range of supporting services to foreign patients.
Availability:
Ptosis is treated at Chaophya Hospital
21 listed ophthalmologists:view all >
Dr. Yutthaphong Imsuwan
Dr. Yutthaphong Imsuwan
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Dr. Suntaree Tandhanand
Dr. Suntaree Tandhanand
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology centers in Bangkok (Page 1 of 1)

About Ptosis Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.
What is Ptosis Surgery?
Ptosis can be treated with surgery where the lid or lids are elevated to a normal position in order to improve vision and the appearance of the eye. Ptosis surgery is also referred to as Blepharoptosis or a Blepharoplasty.

What are the types of Ptosis Surgery?
The most common procedures to correct Ptosis are:
  • Shortening the muscle: The surgeon makes a cut along the fold of the upper eyelid. The surgeon then raises the eyelid by shortening the muscle that lifts the lid, calculating how much muscle to remove in order to achieve the best lift. The incision is closed with stitches.
  • Sling surgery: When the eyelid muscle is too weak, the surgeon connects muscles in the forehead to the lid through the use of slings - strips made from synthetic materials or tendons from the leg.


Duration of procedure/surgery:
1 - 3 hours, depending on the procedure used.

Days admitted:
None – ptosis surgery is carried out on an outpatient basis.

Anesthesia:
Ptosis surgery is normally carried out under local anesthesia although children may take general anesthesia.

Recovery:
- Non-dissolvable stitches will be removed 3 to 5 days following ptosis surgery.
- Most people will return to work one week following ptosis surgery.
- Scars from ptosis surgery may take up to six months to fade.

Risks:
- Soreness, swelling or bruising.
- Tightness of the eyelid leading to difficulties closing the eye.
- Dry, irritated or itchy eyes.
- Discoloration on the eyelid skin.
- Bleeding under the skin or behind the eye.
- Uneven appearance of the eyelids that may require a second operation.
- Vision changes (temporary) such as double vision.

After care:
- Avoid rubbing your eyelid or transferring dirt to the eye.
- Use ice packs or cold compresses to reduce swelling.
- Avoid heavy lifting.
- Don’t take part in strenuous activities for a week following ptosis surgery.
- Sleep with your head raised above your chest.
- Use prescribed eye drops and ointment.
- Refrain from wearing contact lenses for two weeks.