Bright and shiny eyes.... Almost 1 month post OP this weekend!

Doing my upper and lower eyelids in South Africa...

Doing my upper and lower eyelids in South Africa in 10 days.

I am a 45 year old mother of two great kids - we live in Nairobi, Kenya.
I live a very active lifestyle, but hooded eyelids are genetic in my family and in the past few years, seem to be making me look tired or unhappy.

I have thought about doing this for a few years now and feel I have done enough research and found the magic hands to do it.

Hi Everyone! Today is day 2 feeling and looking...

Hi Everyone!
Today is day 2 feeling and looking better.
The day of the surgery was a bit rough, as was yesterday.
Here is a picture of me on the day after, in the afternoon.

Ok. Feeling pretty good. Went out with make-up...

Ok. Feeling pretty good. Went out with make-up today and no one really did any double takes. Will post a photo tomorrow with make up on as I still have significant bruising under my eyes and even down one cheek. Over all I can see that it is going to be fantastic. :)

Went out with make-up on! Can really start to see...

Went out with make-up on! Can really start to see how I will look when the swelling and bruising totally subside. Got great reviews from 4 of my friends. Feeling good!

Day 10. Have a 'lost' stitch I think on my lower...

Day 10. Have a 'lost' stitch I think on my lower right eyelid... hoping it will resolve itself.

Feeling softer - lines receding a bit - bruising...

Feeling softer - lines receding a bit - bruising under almost gone!

Wow. Today is Mother's Day - went out with the...

Wow. Today is Mother's Day - went out with the kids for brunch and felt I looked great. There are still some issues that will resolve themselves - the incisions are now quite red and more visible that they were last week. In photos my eyes still have some symmetry issues, but overall, things are looking good.

Almost 6 weeks - still noticing slight changes.

Am quite used to my appearance now - clients will mention how great I look but no one fingers the eyes or the new boobs. So that's GREAT. For me, that's the result I wanted. Just a great looking ME, not to change my fundamental appearance at all.

My PS managed to clip off almost all my eyelashes on the one side likely whilst suturing my lower lids.... So I am still adding some falsies in the corners when I am out with make-up on... Otherwise - gym and shopping and around the house- back to bare-faced me!

Oh, I forgot.....

Must mention to all my fellow post-ops behind me a bit....... For some time I thought the bruising was gone gone gone. Now some stippling bruising is showing up under my eyes a bit. Weird. Hoping it will resolve itself over the next few weeks. Also - upper incisions have turned from light pinky to quite red at the moment. I understand this is normal - another month or two and they should turn to white and then fade....
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