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Contact
Eyelid surgeries

Visp

Vista Alpina 

Eye Center

Bahnhofplatz 1a
3930 Visp

Phone 027 946 70 00

Fax 027 946 70 03

Send an e-mail

 

Consultation

Monday - Friday:

8am - 12pm

1pm - 7.30pm

(On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and

Fridays until 6pm)

On Saturdays:

8am - 12pm

Appointments

by phone

Siders

Vista Alpina

Eye Center

Rue du Bourg 3
3960 Sierre

Phone 027 455 34 04

Fax 027 455 34 77

Send an e-mail

 

Consultation

Monday:

8am - 12.00pm

12.30pm - 5pm

Tuesday:

7.30am - 12pm

12.45pm - 5pm

Wednesday:

8am - 12.00pm

12.45pm - 7.45pm

Thursday and Friday:

8am - 12pm

12.45pm - 5.30pm

Saturday: closed

Appointments

by phone

Disclaimer:

Augenzentrum Vista Alpina AG and the services provided by Augenzentrum Vista Alpina are not legally or otherwise affiliated with Vista Klinik AG, Laser Vista AG, Vista Klinik Net AG or Vista Diagnostics AG.

Good to know about eyelid surgeries

 

The procedure is performed in the surgery theatre at the Vista Alpina Augenzentrum in Visp on an outpatient basis using local anaesthesia.

 

For this surgical procedure, it is imperative to stop taking all blood-thinning medications at an early stage.

 

Your Vista Alpina ophthalmologist will gladly advise you in detail.

Hooded eyelids (blepharochalasis)

The skin on the human eyelid is extremely thin. As one gets older, it becomes even thinner and loses elasticity. Droopy skin on the upper eyelid droops forward and down. This creates so-called hooded eyelids.

 

A lid lift (blepharoplasty) removes excess tissue (skin, underlying muscle tissue and often also fatty tissue). As a result the actual eye shape is visible again and appears tight and recovered. The Vista Alpina Augenzentrum does its utmost to preserve the patient’s original, natural look of the eyes.

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Lid tumors

 

Tumours often occur in the eyelid, which are benign in most cases. In rare cases, the tumours are malignant.

 

Regardless of the diagnosis, all lid tumours absolutely require early and histologically secured removal.

Ectropin (eyelids turn outwards)

 

The lower lid turns outward, usually due to age. The lower lid becomes chronically inflamed and the eyes tear annoyingly.

 

Lid surgery corrects the position of the eyelid.

 

This surgery is also performed under local anaesthesia and takes about half an hour.

Information about hooded eyelids

We explicitly point out that we do not practice artificially looking eye surgery as is popular in Hollywood. Our goal is for the procedure to make our patients look fresher and more rested. Most procedures are performed for aesthetic reasons and are not covered by health insurance. In some cases, hooded lids are so severe that they severely limit the visual field. In these cases, the treating ophthalmologist first submits an application to the insurance company for full coverage of the costs.

 

The treatment only takes approx. 60 minutes for both eyes.

 

In the hours and days following the procedure, it is important to regularly cool the eye, to quickly reduce swelling and bleeding. The sutures are removed one week after surgery. At this time, the eye already shows significantly less swelling and the normal outer appearance has been restored to a great extent.

Entropium (eyelids turned inwards)

 

Here, the lower lid turns inward. The eyelashes rub against the cornea, resulting in chronic inflammation and pain.

 

Most cases can be corrected immediately with a simple procedure.

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