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Very Happy I Did It - Burbank, CA
- posted 2 years ago
- updated 9 months ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $2,500
- Martin Kay, MD, PhD (Burbank)
I had the surgery April 1st in Burbank, CA. I...
- 15 Apr 2011
I had the surgery April 1st in Burbank, CA.
I used local, that HURT. Lidocane injected to numb with a drug cocktail to calm me. Surgery was about an hour. Pain was minimal, second- fourth day swelling was like looking at to tiny balloon animals on my eyelids. I'll include pics of the results and days.
I'm 53 and have had droopy eyelids my whole life, always wanted to do this. It's getting better every day. My eyelids are still a bit numb and did loose a few more eyelashes then normal. I used the frozen peas for swelling on days 2- 3, I used corn niblets cause I'm gonna eat em after for dinner. Slept upright for 2 days then gave up after 2 sleepless nights, I rather swell a bit than not sleep. I covered the eyes for a few days when sleeping with a gauze bandage, just in case I might try to scratch in my sleep.
Day 15 and the left eye is almost perfect, right eye has a bit of scarring , lumpiness in the corner, but it should go away in a while. VERY happy I did this.
The scars are calming down are not visible with...
- 21 Apr 2011
I finally took some new pics. Still Happy, still...
- 29 Apr 2011
I will add pics, but the numbness went away at 4...
- 16 Sep 2011
Still happy with results. It's not a giant...
- 2 Jul 2012
08/29/2012 still have small bump scars near the...
- 29 Aug 2012
My Doctor: Martin Kay, MD, PhD
Dr, K has been my Dermatologist for 16 years,I like him and trust him.