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Surgery for Bump Under Eyelid in Hawaii

A bump under the eyelid may be caused by more than one reason and luckily with cosmetic surgery it can be taken care of effectively. The eyes are the focal point of a person’s face and a bump under the eyelid cannot only be awkward to feel but may make you conscious of your appearance. Honolulu, Hawaii is home to some of the world’s best plastic and cosmetic surgeons. Dr. Michael Pasquale is based in Honolulu, Hawaii and has done his entire residency in plastic surgery. He has to his credit a 2-year training certificate in cosmetic surgery from NYU Downtown, Manhattan. At our clinic at Honolulu, Hawaii, it is made certain that the patient understand exactly what the surgery is for and the end result. Clients are motivated to voice their thoughts and ideas so as to ensure that they have realistic expectations of the surgery.

Before understanding the eyelid surgery that is available in Hawaii it is important to first understand the cause of the bump under the eyelid. It may be caused by fat deposits, meibomian cysts or chalazions, cysts of moll, etc. In case of chalazions the bump under the eyelid is caused due to residue from an infection that blocks a gland on the eyelid. While cysts in the eyelid are filled with fluid and can be easily drained and removed.

Eyelid surgery or blephamplasty involves incisions made at the natural crease of the upper eyelids and under the eyelashes of the lower eyelids. Skin, fat and muscle may be removed and then sutures placed. The surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia and lasts about 1-3 hours. In case of cysts the surgery would involve scrapping out of all the matter and then stitching up the skin. Sometimes if the shell of the cyst is very tough it may be left inside. If fat needs to be removed only from the lower eyelid a transconjunctival blepharoplasty may be performed. In this surgery only an incision is made in the inside of the lower eyelid thus leaving no visible scars.

The eyes or eye, as may be the case, would feel bruised and swollen and would be bandaged. Cold compression or prescribed medication may relieve the discomfort. You would be advised to keep your head elevated when lying down and in a day or two will be able to use an ointment or eye drops to take care of the dryness. The stitches are normally taken out in about 5-7 days from the surgery for bump under eye lid and by then all the bruising and soreness has also gone. When going out you need to use sun glasses and should also use a sunscreen especially designed for the eyes. Honolulu, Hawaii is a popular destination for people looking for eyelid surgery because of the excellent surgical and medical care available here. Recovery is made more relaxed and comfortable against the beautiful background and climate of Honolulu, Hawaii.