I got double eyelid surgery 16 days ago. Swelling went down considerably, however , my eyelid is still droopy and puffy. I'm not satisfied with the result. Should I wait more longer? Will it get better?
Upper Drooping Lids 16 Days After Surgery
Doctor Answers (1)
Eyelid Results Can Take 2-3 Months For Final Result
The recovery process for eyelid surgery can vary with each patient, but in general, it can take 2-3 months for everything to settle into its new position. It is not unusual for patients to complain about some excess tissue a week or two afterwards. All the swelling that goes on stretches the skin a litlle, so after it goes away, it can take a few weeks for it to rebound into a tighter placement. Be patient, and give your self a good 2 months of healing before you make any decisions about the final result. I hope this helps.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.