In the past few years, I had developed bags underneath my eyes and no amount of makeup or sleep minimized their appearance. I got sick of hearing " you look tired ", especially because I wasn't! The procedure was a breeze, the recovery very easy (yes, there was bruising and swelling but NO PAIN and I am not kidding!) and to say I am extremely happy with the results is truly an understatement!... more
This is my 2nd day after my lower bleph procedure. Incision was made with a laser.
The difference is amazing. The doc said he was happy with results and I totally agree.
I have been icing my eyes constantly for the last 2 days.
I do have some bruising along the tear trough, but I actually have less bruising than I was expecting.
I still have a little swelling, but nothing... more
I had an upper and lower eye surgery, and a mini face lift in May 2012. I was so frightened as it was my first surgery at 45 yrs old.
With so much being done at the same time I was truly afraid it would look fake, or have an unnatural appearance. My friends and family (unaware of the procedure) are saying "what are you doing differently" , "You look so rested", "Something is changed about... more
I had upper eyelid surgery on 10/31/11. It's only been a few weeks, so I'm still healing. I wanted to share my experience with people because I notice a lot of posters on here had little to no bruising and my experience was quite different. Some people look great after just 2-3 days after surgery, and I want people to be aware that it might not be the case for you.
I wanted to... more
Actually, if you would like to know more about the only true procedure to help with festoons/malar mounds, I would investigate Dr. S in Tampa, FL. He is one of a handful of plastic surgeons (he happens to be a facial and oculoplastic surgeon) that uses laser resurfacing to permanently treat festoons and remove all damage/wrinkles in the area (as you grow completely new skin).
I had surgery... more