I had outpatient eyelid surgery by Dr. Roger Oldham in an outpatient surgical center. I had absolutely no pain afterwards, not even a headache. I felt as if I could just get in my car and drive home afterwards (wasn't allowed, of course!) I took no pain meds afterward, just had the expected swelling and bruising after the procedure. Even these weren't bad - I used glasses with a tint in... more
Its been over three years. I remain traumatized and disappointed. I still have red watery eyes and my lower lids are pulled and I have visible scars. My upper are still heavy and somewhat uneven. I also had an endoscopic brow lift with no results except baldness and continuous tingling. I also had fat injections that left me with darkened skin and uneven bumps under my right eye. Most the... more
Dr. Kulak is amazing she is as nice and professional as she is beautiful, which made me feel 100% confident from the moment I met her that she was the right person to trust with my FACE. She is very reassuring and answers all your questions and concerns. I actually had two procedures done by Dr. Kulak the first one was the RADIESSE Volumizing Filler to add some fullness back to my cheeks to... more
I'm still watching to see how cellulaze turns out. It may have helped. Idk yet. Lipo on one thigh seems fair, the other not so much. 1 month post op. Well see what needs touched up there. As for Axillary..Idk about that either. Just have to see how skin settles. Kind of a mess right now and keeping bandages wrapped around all the time def limits clothes. Good I have lots of zip up hoodies. The... more
Droopy upper eyelids that bothered me especially for my current age of 40. I felt I always looked tired even when I was not. It was challenging applying eye make up, I always had mascara dots on my eyelids. I knew that I wanted to get this procedure done once I turned 40 to be happier with my appearance. Procedure definitely worth it, absolutely so happy I had this done. The actual... more
I am 42 with upper eyelids sagging a little and small bags underneath. Dr. Bitar is known for taking a natural approach, great bedside manners and skilled (we'll see how I heal). So far so good. More swelling and bruising than I expected. Less pain than I expected. Only one pain pill the first night. I've done everything recommended for speedy healing (no drinking, quit vitamins, etc.) My... more
I am 5 days into my recovery from upper eyelid blepharoplasty. My reason for having this procedure was droopiness. I am 47 years old and felt like my appearance was tired and when I actually was tired, it was even worse. Botox wasn't getting the job done anymore so I started consulting and decided to proceed. So far so good.
Day 5 photo update - stitches coming out... more
My husband absolutely loves my eyes. I'm 39 years old now and throughout my thirties I have been undergoing minor non-surgical procedures trying to maintain a younger look on my face and eyes. I inherited the hooding of my upper eyelids from my father. As time went on, I noticed the results around my upper eyelids needed more improving. I have always been very nervous about surgical procedures... more
I am one week out from having my upper lids, brow lift and fat injected into the glabella (between my eyes) and into my lips to fatter them up.
One thing I am finding is that before I had my upper eyes done, I had to keep my eyes open wide to hold them open...and I keep doing it now after surgery. I have to consciously remind myself to relax them for pictures...above shows them... more
Well, I had my upper and lower Bleph along with a chemical peel under my eyes done on March 13 (two days ago at this writing) and so far I look horrible. The swelling on the upper lid is pretty severe and painful. I did the low salt diet and cut out all the foods and drugs that could possibly cause bleeding (berries, garlic, fish oil, vil E, aspirin, Motrin, etc) and started taking bromelain... more
I am a 55 year old healthy woman that had lower eyelid surgery 99 days ago. I still have swelling under the right eye is that common? I sleep with my head evaluate and use warm compress. When will this go away? Can I have an affection in my right eye that's swell? Also some pain in the left eye.
Another question is it also common to have stitches left in your left eye that have not... more
I am a 49 year old male and was bothered by my baggy upper eyelids and bags under my eyes. Surgery was totally easy, in and out in a little over an hour. The first few days are a little ugly (some bruising, stitches and tape), but not painful at all. After the first week, I stopped even remembering that I had the surgery. I notice a huge difference in my self image, even though no one (even my... more
My eyes look young again! Before the surgery, they looked tired and uninteresting. It has been one month since my lower eyelid surgery and my eyes, though still a bit swollen in the outer corners, already look about 20 years younger (I will post photos once the swelling subsides completely).
Dr. Bitar is a skilled surgeon with a keen eye for proportion and aesthetic. In addition to the... more
My eyebrows and eyelids were drooping so badly. Could not even tell I had eyelashes they were so bad., I saw absolutely no reason not to proceed with the surgical procedure. I felt as though I always looked angry. The surgery was on my eyelids and eyebrows . I also had a chemical peel around the eyes., There was very little bruising after surgery and the stitches were removed in 10 day. After... more
It was time to get rid of the historical bags under my eyes and make myself feel good again. Had a bit of a lift of the upper eyes at the same time. Love the results - they look natural and I feel refreshed. more
I went to PS for a consult on upper eyelids that were slightly drooping onto eyelashes. PS pointed out my tired look and showed me how he could also correct my bags under my eyes with a simple procedure to remove a little excess skin. I did not have a problem with the way I looked but he made me feel like I did have a problem. He made the correction seem so simple and convinced me to do it,... more
I have always had excess eyelid skin and bags under the eyes for many years. My optician recommended I look into surgery. I also wanted the excess skin under my chin removed, as I hated it more than the eyes.
I interviewed four Plastic Surgeons (make sure they are board certified PS) - highly recommend everyone does this. Also, call the references they provide – very helpful in... more
At first I freaked out because of all the swelling. Additionally, my left eye healed rapidly fast with virtually no scarring. The right eye, however, got infected and needed antibiotic treatment. I truly believed I was going to be disfigured for life. But the right eye eventually caught up and now my eyes look absolutely beautiful and natural. Seriously, he removed the perfect amount of fat.... more
Had an upper bleph done two weeks ago, and although the recovery was rapid, I still feel as though there is some extra puffy skin where fat/tissue may have been removed. How much of this puffiness should I expect to go away over the next few months? It looks almost as if there should have been a little more skin removed, but it could just be minor swelling. Any input is appreciated. more
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