Has the Ptosis Surgery Worked? 10 Days Post Op Eye Looks The Same
- Asked by sribabu in india
- 2 years ago
I had levator resection a month before on my left upper eyelid. after 10 days the sutures were removed and the eyes were equal. but now i could see the difference and the left eye looks the same before the surgery has the surgery worked. still i have blackened areas around the stitches and wrinkles. shall i wait or should consult for the correction again
Ptosis surgery recovery
You should wait at least 3 months before considering further surgery. Repeat ptosis surgery is not uncommon but you need to give the eyelid time to heal as its height can change over 3 months. Consult an oculoplastic surgeon.
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Recurrance of the ptossi of the eyelid
I think waiting for more surgery until the bruising is gone is a good idea but a consultation for evaluation and planning surgery can be done now. The repair can tear as the sutures used are quite small.
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