Well, today is two days away from the day I've waited for, for so long! I am a 34 year old wife and mother of one. Due to health issues and genetics I've had bags for as long as I can remember...I'm so excited and nervous for my lower blepharoplasty with fat transfer! I am to the point that I "hide behind my glasses" to hide hide the bags... I feel/hope that this will restore my once beautiful eyes...ill keep you all posted on the surgery and recovery! Here goes nothing :)
Bags Be Gone! - Edmonton, AB
Hi all....I'm still patiently waiting for June 17th...when I went on Kay 6th for my blepharoplasty my blood pressure was too high and had to be rescheduled for when an anesthesiologist is on site. So far I'm very impressed with Dr.Campbell and his team...not once did they seem annoyed or like I had waisted their time...they were very kind and patient.. In the mean time my son and I took a couple pics on Mother's Day :) hope you all had a good one!
On my way to healing
Finally! Upper and lower lids done today..other than nausea feeling great...swelling and bruising of course. But finally on my way to not seeing puffy lids
Day 2...overall not feeling too terrible :) cold compress every hour..a lot of bruising/swelling and some nausea. Pain is a 2 on scale of 1-10
Day 4 started out pretty rough..kid punched me in the eye by accident :( and difficulty in going #2 as I was worried about stitches (lovely side effect of general AneSthetic.. But overall coming along nicely
Still ridiculously swollen and bruised but coming along nicely..I have been drinking a lot of water and sleeping elevated
Tomorrow is one week
Doing really great so far..stil lots of bruising and swelling if course..some pain and pressure.
Stitches out and a little make up for a job interview..still quite swollen and bruised, but definitely coming along
2.5 weeks in
Feeling great, although there is still minor pain on cheek bones, a little bruising and swelling
So here we are at 4.5 weeks in.. Everyday is a new day :) I still have a little bit of bruising/swelling and tenderness..but definitely coming along
5 week follow up
Ok so u saw the surgeon today..I am still having some bruising and minor swelling but..he gave me a copy of my before pic and I'm stunned..I've put two pics side by side..his before and one from last night
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