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Ptosis Surgery in Madrid

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Madrid, Spain performing Ptosis Surgery.

Cost of Ptosis Surgery (Drooping Eyelid) in Spain

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Ptosis Surgery

$US 1,600

$US 3,100

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HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Ptosis is treated at HM Hospitales

Sanitas Hospitales

The goal is to preserve and restore vision through excellence in provision of eye care services, medical education, and clinical research. The physicians have earned national and international recognition as clinicians and educators.

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Ptosis is treated at Sanitas

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The department of ophthalmology of Hospital Ruber Internacional has been, from its inception, a leader in both clinical and academic ophthalmology.

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Ptosis is treated at Hospital Ruber Internacional

Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

The ophthalmology department specializes particularly in retinal and vitreous disease and actively performs advanced, high-quality treatment for diseases such as age- related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment.

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Ptosis is treated at Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

Quirón Madrid University Hospital

An ISO certified modern private hospital, which was opened in 2006, and is part of the Quirón Hospital Group. This tertiary care hospital 400 has certified physicians from all medical specialties capable of treating the most complicated medical cases.

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Ptosis is treated at Hospital Quirón Madrid

Clinica La Luz

The ophthalmology of the Hospital La Luz, in line with the requirement of the specialty, is composed of a group of physicians, superspecialized by sections.

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Ptosis is treated at Clinica La Luz

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Chiron Hospital Group, a specialist in high complexity medicine and pioneered the introduction of new technologies in all fields of medicine, offers Ophthalmology Units formed by professionals of great prestige.

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Ptosis is treated at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

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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.

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