11 weeks post-op brow lift and eye lid surgery, pain and lump above one eye, should we go to surgeon this week?
Spring Valley, California
1 year ago
My dad had a brow lift and eye lid surgery about 11 weeks ago. He is 75. He is complaining about a lump above his left eyebrow, a lot of soreness upon touch and numbness in his scalp. From what I have read this is fairly normal. He is very worried. He has his 3 months post op next week. Should we try to go sooner?
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Lump After Brow Lift
Since your dad's appointment is relatively soon, he should just keep his appointment. This issue is not an emergency. Consult the surgeon.
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Yes indeed. Always check with the surgeon that took care of you. It is our responsibility to be available. The post-op follow-up date is not written in stone. If nothing else, call to relieve the worry aspect of the potential problem. We doctors want to hear from the patient.
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