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Regarding with Tingling. I Have This Sensation of a Worm Crawling Along the Scar?

As I close my eyes this tingling or " insect" crawling along my scar is there. It comes intermittently. It's so bad and annoying that I cant sleep, and missing work. I'm just scared to close my eyes, because as soon as I do it, it is there. Very bothersome.

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Unusual sensations of the eyelids after surgery

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This type of sensation does seem unusual but should get better over time.  I would try massage to decrease the sensitivity. 


Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Skin Sensation after Eyelid Surgery

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Thank you for your question. Tingling, "electricity", and other odd sensations often accompany the process of nerve healing after facial surgery.  This is normal and generally lasts a few weeks.  If any pain or drainage develops, however, please see your surgeon immediately.

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Evan Ransom, MD
Bay Area Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Strange sensations can accompany sensory return after eyelid surgery.

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Patient sometimes complain of bizarre sensations is skin gets to be repopulated by the nerve endings. This is self-limited.

Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

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