Length of the Operation: 1 to 2 hours.
Anaesthesia: General anaesthetic
Hospital stay: Day case or overnight stay.
Possible Side Effects: Temporary discomfort, swelling and bruising. Sensitivity to light for first few weeks.
Risks: Every procedure carries some uncertainty and risks. Occasionally the following may occur: infection, bleeding, slight asymmetry in the shape, partial correction.
In the hands of a competent surgeon the risks can be minimized.