William Portuese MD

A Complete Guide To Eyelid Surgery

©copywrited William Portuese MD, 2007/8

FINDING THE COSMETIC SURGEON AND PHYSICIAN ANESTHESIOLOGIST

PATIENTS TRAVELING FROM OUT OF THE AREA

The Baroness Hotel
(206)624-0787

The Inn at Virginia Mason
(206)583-6453

The Silver Cloud Hotel
(206)325-1400

The Sorrento Hotel
(206)353-6156

YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT

Some of the topics that are discussed are as follows:

  • Patients will have the opportunity to express what they would like to change about their eyelids.
  • Realistic expectations will be reviewed.
  • Patient’s physical examination.
  • Patient’s medical history.
  • The technique of upper and/or lower blepharoplasty explained.
  • General anesthesia.
  • The Seattle Eyelid and Blepharoplasty Center.
  • Pre- and postoperative care instructions.
  • Common risks, alternatives, and relative expectations.
  • Followup visits, costs, and scheduling.
  • All previous operative notes, records, and any past medical history that is pertinent from an anesthesia standpoint.
  • Visual field obstruction test performed at an ophthalmologist’s office for any insurance-related visual obstruction.
  • Any recent or past injuries to the eyelids.
  • Allergies to any medications.
  • Prescription medications and herbal supplements.
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