I had a nose job to remove a small hump on my nose. the surgery was performed on june 11, 2011 and after one month of the surgery I still had the bruising under my both eyes. so the doctor suggested to use the under eye injection "lighteye" So I had they shoots but still the raccoon eye still persistent, the black color is not gone. I am really getting depressed about my look. even cosmetics can't cover it completely. please help!!!! :(
What Can I Do About Raccoon Eyes 2 Months Post-Nose Job?
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Raccoon eyes after rhinoplasty
Most raccoon eyes resolve after 6-12 months.
How is your breathing? Sinuses clear? When the color fails to resolve after 6 months or more you might have what we call "congestive shiners" due to blockage of venous draining. A decongesting regimen may be needed.
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Prolonged discoloration from bruising after rhinoplasty is very frustrating. Try to keep your spirits up, it will eventually disappear.
The bruising from the procedure leaves hemosiderin pigment behind. The longest i have ever seen this last is six months.
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