Surgery of any kind carries a degree of risk. The decision to proceed is usually based on the advantages of the outcome versus not having the surgery and Dr Vu will advise you on your options. The eye area is obviously very delicate and is linked to one of your most important senses – sight. Any procedure performed under general anaesthetic also carries risks associated with this form of sedation. Dr Vu and your anaesthetist will discuss and outline the risks specific to each procedure independently with you.