Had asian double eyelid surgery. 1st picture is how I looked the 2nd night after surgery. Stitches on left eye are much higher than the stitches on right eye. The 2nd picture is how I looked 15 days after the surgery. There is a crease on my left eye but no crease on my right eye. Have a follow up in 1.5 weeks. Will my right eye have a crease after the swelling goes down or will there not be a crease? Does it look like I will need other surgery to correct it?
Asian Double Eyelid Surgery - Crease Forming or 2nd Surgery Needed? (photo)
Doctor Answers (3)
Swelling after Asian eyelid surgery
It may be related to swelling or it could be that a second procedure is necessary. Have the doctor reexamine it and be patient. It can take up to 3 months to get the final result. You don’t want to go in too early to create a surgical incision if it’s not necessary.
Revsion likely needed
I generally urge patients to wait at least 2-3 months to allow swelling/scarring to resolve before jumping to any conclusions regarding the success. In your case however, there seems to be to evidence of a crease at all, so I would find it likely that you will need a revision. But wait at least 3 months after the initial surgery or even 6 months if you can wait that long. The longer you wait, the softer the scar is and easier the surgery will be.
If you decide to explore this further, I would recommend consultation with an ASOPRS trained Oculoplastics surgeon. You can find one close to you on the ASOPRS dot org website.
Asian eye lid
There was a major difference from day one
At 15 days you still have the same difference, no crease right eye.
Will most probably need revisional surgery
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