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Doctor Recommendations to Fix Botched Blepharoplasty

Too much skin removed doing eye lid blemp. Sensitive under lid tissue exposed to environment. I am in need of a eyelid facial plastic surgeon who can lower the left lid or skin transplant so the eye lid can lay lower and close completely. The right eye has problems also as it was pulled down and across at the ridge leaving a false crease.Eye lids pull up farther when raising eye brows. I can forward pictures and records to doctors who have done such revisions. I am in great distress.

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You need an aesthetic reconstructive oculoplastic surgeon.

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Dear Unofactasunt

Before you decide which procedure you need, you are far better off deciding what surgeon you need.  In Ohio, I would recommend Jill Foster, M.D. in Columbus and Julian Perry, M.D. in Cleveland.  Both of these are highly qualified individuals with a great deal of experience.  You might also try googling "fixing eyelid surgery," and studying the websites of the surgeons who devote a big portion of their practices to repairing blepharoplasty that has gone wrong.  Generally skin grafts are avoided at all costs because they are very unsightly and there are many other ways to accomplish the same thing with a better aesthetic result.


Los Angeles Oculoplastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 16 reviews

Botched surgery referral

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ask your personal physicisn for a referral to an oculoplastic surgeon in your community.  based on your description it is diificult surgery to say the least. good luck. also stop using the word botched, bad results happen even after good operations and it may scare off a good surgeon from operating on you. 

Rafael C. Cabrera, MD
Boca Raton Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 1 review

Blepharoplasty Issues

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I am sorry about your issues.  It sounds like there was excessive skin removed and maybe lack of detail to potential laxity to the lateral canthus.  Just post your pictures so that more realistic recommendations can be made.

Dr. ES

Earl Stephenson, Jr., MD, DDS
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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