Hi there, I had a bilateral lateral brow lift yesterday afternoon (the 18th of July) and have noticed deep purple bruising around my left eye (quite a bit) and a little around my right eye. My head is all bandaged up so can't see if I have bruising anywhere else. Can anyone tell me how long to expect the bruising to last and if there is anything I can do to speed up the fading of these? I have been periodically applying cold compresses. Thanks for your help.
Bruising After Bilateral Lateral Brow Lift
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Bruising After Brow Lift
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Bruising after browlift
I have found that the best treatment for bruising (after the ice period) is to advise patients to stop looking at it. It will certainly go away with time. Arnica may also be beneficial. It is way too soon to worry about this. Hopefully, you were informed before surgery that bruising typically lasts about 2 weeks (give or take a week) after a brow lift procedure. Try to be patient.
Speed healing following a brow lift
Its is normal to bruise and swell following a brow lift for a few days, to a week, sometimes more, depending on the individual and the reduced use of "asprin like" products 8 days prior to surgery. To speed healing, we recommend ice for the first 36 hours, followed by a warm/cool moist compress 2-3 times/ day. Also sleep elevated for the first several days.
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