Hello. I received a conservative upper bleph 5 wks ago. Once the tape was removed & the sutures were taken out it was obvious that the crease line on my left eye was lower than the crease on my right. The surgeon seemed to follow a perfect orbit suture line on the right eye. The left appears to be lower than the natural crease. This has left about 1-2mm less skin showing on the left eyelid than the right eyelid. Can eyelid tape help to perfect the crease so it matches the eyelid on the right?
Will Eyelid Tape Help Improve Low Crease Line on One of My Eyes After Asymmetrical Upper Bleph?
Doctor Answers 3
Crease Assymmetry After Eyelid Surgery
The crease position after upper eyelid surgery should correspond with the incision. There may be some differences related to swelling. It is unlikely that tape will make much of a difference. Communicate with your eyelid surgeon regarding this asymmetry before doing anything on your own.
Have a question? Ask a doctor
No, tape will have no effect on this.
You did not supply a photograph. Generally, a low crease can be raise. A high crease, generally, can never be lowered. I suggest you allow yourself to heal and if the issue persists, discuss surgical revision with your surgeon. Just be aware that sometimes a surgeon who creates an issue may or may not be comfortable fixing that same issue.
Uneven Eyelid Incisions
Thank you for the question. A picture would be helpful. The surgical incision is not influenced by tape. The incisions will heal and hopefully become less apparent so their differences will be less apparent.
You might also like...
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.