What is the Likely Cause of a Swollen Eye Brow and Lid, Slight Occasional Squint, Unrelaxed Eyelid? (photo)
- Asked by Steadyby
- 11 months ago
I am 4 week post op for upper eyelid surgery. Left eye is swollen on lid and brow, eyeball seems swollen, nd lids doesn't drape or relax?
It is common to still have swelling at 4 weeks post op. It is also not uncommon to have one eye more swollen than the other. Try sleeping on your back with your head elevated to help reduce swelling. Sometimes sleeping to one side more than the other will cause increased swelling to that side. Also make sure you are continuing to see your surgeon for regular follow up appointments.
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It is not uncommon for one or both eyes to be swollen after surgery. Do you have chemosis in one eye? What procedure exactly did you have? AN exam in person would be key to answering this adequately.
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