Is It a Good Idea to Tape the Eyelid Down at Night As Upper Eyelid is Retracting?
upper eyelid is retracting after surgery am scared it will dry out my eye it also seems to want to go up as i sleep no spacer wasused to keep it down Is it a good idea to tape the eyelid down at night am lubricating the eye with hylo forte in day and ointment at night should i put oil on the lid or something the doctor said he cant do anything for me for 9mths and doesnt want to see me again can i tape the lid at nite will this help the whites of my eye above are starting to show thanks
Yes, taping the eyelid down at night can help stretch the skin following eyelid surgery if the skin is retracting.
Some doctors actually leave a suture through the eyelid margin at the end of surgery for this purpose.
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