Eye lid reduction
It's Day 8 & I Still Have Swelling on the Eye Lid Itself.. How Long Until This Goes Completely?
Doctor Answers (5)
Normal to have eyelid swelling for weeks after surgery
It is normal to have eyelid swelling weeks out from surgery. Keep your regular appointments with your surgeon to make sure your healing is well followed. Good luck.
Eyelids Swell Very Easily
It is certainly normal to still have some swelling for several weeks after eyelid surgery. Eyelid swell very easily and it takes time to heal from surgery. In the meantime I would limit the amount of salt you eat because that will make your eyes swell more. It is also helpful to sleep with you head a little elevated (if you can sleep that way). None of these tricks will change things in the long run. But they can make the swelling less noticeable now, which will make things more pleasant for you.
8 days post-op eyelid surgery
Hello and thank you for your question.
8 days post-op is still the very early stages of healing and it will take time for everything to settle and swelling to resolve completely. Please be patient and follow up closely with your
PS.Best of luck to you.
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A presurgical discussion would have indicated that it takes a minimum of three weeks for most of the eyelid swelling to go away and a full six weeks to see the final result. It would be perfectly normal at eight days to still have a fair amount of swelling.
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