My eyes have always been uneven, but when I hit 44 I also noticed my lids were drooping. I started researching blephoplasty on here and decided to do it. The procedure was painless and took about an hour. The recovery was a lot longer then I had anticipated. It took about 10 days till I could wear makeup and 3 months before the swelling of my eyes in the morning went away. All in all it was... more
>.< SO tomorrow's the big day. I'm terrified. Mostly because I'm afraid I won't wake up. Gah! I'm an anxiety ridden mess and can't sleep, I'm so nervous. Does anyone else feel selfish or like a bad parent for PS? My greatest fear is having an issue with the anesthesia and leaving my kids motherless. I'm in tears thinking about it, but at the same time, I'm so unhappy looking so tired and... more
Sort of a back story. I have worn rigid contact lenses my entire life. My vision was horrible (-13 diopeter). Hard lenses had taken their tole on my eyes, so I looked into alternatives. Long story short, I could not do Lasik, but opted for Visian (intraocular lens) surgery. Honestly, some very mild discomfort during the surgery - but the best decision of my life. I cried when the first eye was... more
See above. No cons - would use again.
I had bags under my eyes that caused my to look tired all of the time. I had upper and lower eyelid surgery and my eyes look great but very natural. In fact, no one has asked if I had any surgery they just comment that I look good. more
Worth it BUT ONLY IF you get a skilled surgeon, not like the dermatologist-gone-cosmetic-surgeon who did my eyelids in the photo below. You'll never know what your blepharoplasty looks like until you see photos taken of yourself at angles (and we readers never will, either). The mirror is deceptive.All the photos I see of blepharoplasties, both on this site and elsewhere, are photos taken... more
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