How much swelling is there after ptosis surgery in general?
Swelling After Ptosis Surgery
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There is usually moderate swelling and bruising around the eyes after any eyelid surgery, not unlike when you get hit from a blunt trauma resulting in a "black eye". It is worst the day after surgery, then gets better everyday, lasting a total of 7-10 days. During that time, you are able to see since the eyes are not usually covered.
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Swelling Afer Eyelid Sagging Corrective Surgery
Regarding: "Swelling After Ptosis Surgery How much swelling is there after ptosis surgery in general?"
Post-surgical swelling after correction of eyelid sagging varies from person to person as well as depends of which surgical technique was used. I would recommend you take off a week from work or school.
Dr. Peter Aldea
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