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Ptosis Surgery in Spain

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

Cost of Ptosis Surgery (Drooping Eyelid) in Spain

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Ptosis Surgery

$US 1,800

$US 3,600

Hospitals and clinics offering Ptosis Surgery in Spain

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Institut Comtal d'Oftalmologia

Innova Ocular ICO Barcelona is one of the most important ophthalmology and ocular microsurgery institutes in central Barcelona, and an industry leader at both the national and international level.

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Ptosis is treated at Institut Comtal d'Oftalmologia

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Dr. David Andreu

General Manager

Dra. Susana Duch

Scientific Director, Head of the Glaucoma Unit and Ocular Trauma Unit / Specialist, Ocular Genetics Unit

Instituto Oftalmológico Quirónsalud Dexeus

Institut Omiq Oftalmologia Medica's Medical and Surgical activity is developed in all areas and specialities in Ophthalmology. They provide the most modern, latest and complete diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.

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Ptosis is treated at Instituto Oftalmológico Quirónsalud Dexeus

18 listed ophthalmologists:

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Dr. Mercè Guarro MD

OMIQ Medical Director

Dr. Laura Sararols MD

Head of the Vitreo-Retinal Unit

Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular (IMO Barcelona)

The Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular (IMO – Institute of Ocular Microsurgery in English) is a leading international ophthalmology centre. Their hallmark is medical excellence and our objective is to provide the best service to the patient.

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Ptosis is treated at Instituto de Microcirugía Ocular (IMO Barcelona)

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Dr. Borja Corcóstegui

Co-founder and medical director of IMO

Dr. Isabel Nieto

Complex Cataract Specialist

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

We use our eyes to see life and so Vithas Xanit International Hospital has developed a highly influential Ophthalmology Department in this area. Our strong vision care programme has made us the first private hospital in the province to have a surgery for evaluating and treatment of poor vision.

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Ptosis is treated at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

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Dr. Angel Cilveti

Head of The Ophthalmology Department

Hospital General de Catalunya

The Division of Ophthalmology at Hospital General de Catalunya offers a full range of ophthalmic and optical services for children and adults.

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Ptosis is treated at HGC

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

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

Clínica Mirabell

CLÍNICA MIRABELL is one of the leading private ophthalmological centres in the Canary Islands. We improve our patients' quality of life protecting, treating and enhancing their vision and the aesthetics of their eye area.

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Ptosis is treated at Clínica Mirabell

5 listed ophthalmologists:

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Dra. Patricia Martínez García

Specialist in Anterior Segment, Cataract and Glaucoma

Dr. Ricardo Herrera Piñero

Specialist in Anterior Segment, Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja

Quironsalud Hospital Torrevieja is an ISO-certified private hospital located in the north of Torrevieja, championing excellence in cancer treatment and management. IMTJ Best International Hospital of the world (awards 2017)

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Ptosis is treated at Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja

Hospital Quirónsalud Malaga

With more than 36 medical specialties, 200 physicians and surgeons of the highest level, Quironsalud Hospital Malaga is one of the most pertinent hospitals in Spain.

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Ptosis is treated at Hospital Quirónsalud Malaga

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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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