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Eyelid Surgery Claims & Blepharoplasty Compensation Claims

Blepharoplasty, what is more commonly recognised as an eye lift or eyelid surgery, is a cosmetic procedure often performed to reduce bagginess and remove the excess skin and fat from around the eyes. It is generally performed to improve the cosmetic appearance by the request of the patient. Though, the procedure can also be used to improve vision for individuals whose sight is affected by their upper lids or if they continuously experience discomfort.

The delicate nature of this kind of surgery requires that the skill set should be second to none, generally, in the UK, clinical standards are high. There are however risks with all surgical procedures, If you have experienced any difficulties, loss of sight or any form of injury or illness as a whaty you believe to be a consequence of eyelid surgery, then you may be eligible to claim compensation, where the reward can assist you with any physical and psychological distress caused.

There are time limits within which a personal injury claim must be brought, hence, why it is important for you to act fast, you can call us for free on 0800 0747 644 or fill out our quick and easy online claim form to find out more.

If Blepharoplasty goes wrong

Eyelid surgery can be an extremely invasive procedure so it is normal for patients to feel discomfort and uneasiness for several weeks subsequent to their blepharoplasty surgery. Bruising, swelling and itchiness are common effects that still exist through successful eyelid surgery, which should clear eventually.

However, if after a noteworthy amount of time there are still negative effects surrounding your operation, it may be due to blepharoplasty negligence. Complications that may occur include:

  • The Removal of too much skin/ unable to close eyes
  • Infection
  • Scarring
  • Removal of too little skin or tissue
  • Droopiness of the lower lid (Ectropion).
  • Overcorrection of your drooping upper lid
  • Damage to the eye its self – blurred vision and even blindness
  • Asymmetrical looking eyes
  • Damage to surrounding areas and scarring
  • Infection and other complications post-surgery
  • Temporary blurred or double vision
  • Dry itchy eyes
  • Bleeding behind the eye, leading in extreme cases to blindness

Claiming Compensation for Negligent Eyelid Surgery

If you have experienced any of the above Blepharoplasty associated matters or more, and have a reason to believe that it was due to negligence or sub-standard work from the medical professionals entrusted with you care, contact the Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors at Grieves Solicitors. We are a leading medical negligence claim practice in the North of England.

You can call us for free on 0800 0747 644 or fill out our quick and easy online claim form to find out if you have a claim for eyelid surgery compensation.

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