I had an upper bleph 9 months ago for ptosis repair. I am happy with the slight asymetry etc...I look better than I was. I have a thin white raised line along upper lashes that just will not quit being swollen and sore.It looks like it is a collection of white heads actually..all in a fine line along eyelashes. Do you know what it is and what I can do to treat it? I dislike my surgeon and do not wish to visit him again.
White Raised Eyelash Line 9 Months After Upper Blepharoplasty
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Milia after upper eyelid surgery
This sounds like it could be milia, or blocked galnds along the eyelash margin and you should go to an Opthalmologist for evaluation and treatment.
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You may be seeing a line of the little glands that lubricate your eyelids. I suggest you consult an eye specialist , such as an ophthalmologist or oculoplastic surgeon.
So sorry to hear that you are not happy with your surgeon.
Without a personal consultation or at least photos, it is hard to know what is going on. It is possible that with the ptosis surgery, the lid margin was rotated in a subtle way that causes you to see a structure that was always there is a different way. I would recommend seeking one or more consultations with fellowship trained eyelid plastic surgeons. The American Society for Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) maintains a geographic directory at their website: ASOPRS.org. This will help you find a well qualified surgeon in your area to see regarding this issue.
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