I had my eyelid surgery 4 days ago and I still have a significant amount of swelling. The swelling has not subsided and it's making me nervous since I read online that a lot of the swelling goes away in a few days. I also have a lot of bruising making one eye really purple. Is it possible that I have too much fat in my eyelid to cause this slow/lack of reduction in swelling ? (Before this surgery my left eye had a very faint eyelid and was a tad droopy).. the doctor said that although it wouldnt completely make my eyes even, it would improve the look of my eyes . ..please help
non-incision blepharoplasty - significant swelling (photo)
Doctor Answers 2
That asymmetry after eyelid surgery should get better with time.
There is a definite asymmetry in eyelid position in the picture. Much or all of this may be due to swelling. It resolves symmetry should be reestablished.