7 Months After Surgery Eyelids Still Very Tight. Upper Lid Seemed to Have Been Lifted to Show Inner Lid. Feels Like Thick Peels

7 Months After Surgery Eyelids Still Very Tight. Upper Lid Seemed to Have Been Lifted to Show Inner Lid. Feels Like Thick Peels

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Recovery after eyelid surgery

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It sounds like there may have been too much skin removed or it could be scar tissue causing the lids not to close properly. Massaging downward may help for the first 3 to 6 months to make them less tight.  But, you should see a doctor because it sounds like there may be a need for an additional surgery or possibly an injection with 5FU to treat scar tissue.


New York Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Please post a photo

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Its difficult to address your concerns without photos. The tightness feeling around the eyes after surgery [what type of surgery was done??] will diminish with time. Scar can soften for up to a year after surgery.

A.J. Amadi, MD
Seattle Oculoplastic Surgeon
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