May 24

Local vs. General Anesthesia

Local anesthesia leads to safer and more accurate results in eyelid surgery, and Dr. Weiss is a proponent of local anesthesia when performing eyelid surgeries in his office. Local anesthesia allows for small, localized areas to be made numb as opposed to general anesthesia which puts the patient “to sleep” and requires an anesthesiologist to be present.

But what makes local anesthesia the better choice for eyelid surgery? Watch the short video and find out more!