My procedure was upper eyelid surgery. the procedure took about 30 minutes, very quick. Recovery also very quick. Very important to keep your head elevated, eat lots of pineapple or take over the counter proteolytic enzyme bromelain pineapple (this helps with bruising) and keep a good stock of frozen peas in baggies 20 min on and 20 min off. Very important to take care of yourself. Sorry I... more
I had upper blepharoplasty done on 12/22 because I have always disliked the hooding and puffiness of my upper eyelids. The made me look tired when I was not. It has only been eight days, but I am beginning to regret having it done.
The healing process has been different than I expected. I spent hours doing research and almost all of the reviews and photos of upper bleph spoke of and showed... more
I'm at 5 weeks after upper eyelid surgery. I was awake and really didn't know I would be! Had muscle, fat, and skin (of course) taken. Eyelids came to the tip of my eyelashes and now my eyes are so open! (I'm 56.) Insurance paid.
Had very little bruising and swelling except had allergic reaction at day 3 to my salve. Woke up with awful swelling and itching. Changed salve and ok... more
I had both upper and lower eyelids done as part of a face and neck lift on May 23, 2011. I was so tired of not being able to wear eye makeup and not recognizing myself in the mirror. I iced my eyes and used saline compresses the first days after surgery and had very little swelling after the first 2 days.I used Tylenol 3 for pain the first 2 nights only. more
Not sure if this procedure is worth it. When the bandage came off my wife freaked. Was not expecting this much scarring/loose skin.My wife had her eye lifted recently and there is a lot of loose skin/scarring where the stitch was located. Her Doctor says that everything is fine but it has been 15 days since surgery and the swelling and loose puffy skin is still prev more
I had eyelid surgery last December. My left eyelid has much more skin in the upper eyelid than my right one. It looks weird and I hate it. My surgery did nothing for it and my surgeon tightened the muscle in my eye and now I cannot wear contacts anymore and it hurst. Is there anything that can be done?Can anything be done after a bad eye surgery? more
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