Lower eyelid trouble after occipital fracture surgery, will eyelid fix itself? (photo)
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Eyelid malposition after orbital fracture
- Thank you for the photos- I assume you had a ZMC and orbital floor fracture repair
- The changes of the eye position and eyelid position will continue for several months after such a repair
- Pay attention to potentially having double vision when you look up
- Be patient with the process of healing, but discuss your concerns with your surgeon in a few months.
- Time, not revision surgery should be the first approach
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Lower eyelid weakness after fracture surgery
May be related to the trauma or the repair of the trauma.
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