35 Yr Old with Bags for the Last Four Years. - New Mexico

I have always had dark circles and a huge fan of...

I have always had dark circles and a huge fan of concealer but I had to draw the when I got the bags. I finally decided to do the surgery after seeing a picture I took over the weekend. I had been doing a ton of research and had some different opinions from different doctors but I went with the doctor I knew the best. I was too scared of fillers. I was getting really self conscious. I felt like I looked young until the bags came. I hated looking in the mirror especially in certain lights. The bags really bothered me.

Up date.

Most of the swelling and bruising is gone. This is a photo with just a little bit of makeup from the morning and after a light workout at the gym.

lower bleph

I had a conservative lower bleph. Local anesthesia.

question

Before surgery my left eye had a bigger bag than my right eye. Now nine days after surgery my right eye looks perfect and my left eye has what I think is a slight bag or maybe still swollen...or maybe that is natural for my face. Over all I am a lot happier now but I was wondering if anyone has had the same experience.

11 days post op

Well I have not received too much feedback on this review but that is ok. I love love love my eyes. We have been taking pictures on every type of light and NO BAGS!! I am so happy and for once I'm not self conscious. I feel like my self again except I appreciate myself more than before. When I had acne I wanted my face back but when it cleared I was still so self critical. Now that the bags are gone I feel even more confident than before.
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Did you mention who your PS for the eye surgery was? And if not, is there a reason? The results are great and I just thought you might want to publicly give him or her credit....grace
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Dr Nayak in St. Louis ,Mo he really is the best and so nice.... And really wants to make you happy.... It's not all about the $$$ with him either..... As you can see he redid it for free the 2nd time ...... But it's been three weeks since the 2nd surgery and it's doing the same-thing last time..... Which is so weird ..... But I go back for a 6 week check up and ask him why is it doing this....yes it's better but in person I still have puffiness .... So maybe it's to much fat in my eyes ..... Cause he took fat from my stomach to fill the hollowness ....
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With my surgery he just took the fat out so the recovery is not as long as a fat transfer. I think your results look really good. I think that under some lights my under eyes have some puffiness. I have always had to use concealer because of my dark circles. I will not leave the house without concealer under my eyes. I don't think my under eyes look as prefect as I would like but I was born with it. I'm just grateful that when I smile the skin doesn't crease up with a bag poking out underneath. I bet that your going to heal great. Does it help when you have your makeup on. I love makeup. I use the sheiedo eye cream, then I put a eye shadow primer under my eye then I put on my foundation and dab the dark area with bare minerals concealer which has spf. Sounds like a lot but it makes a diff and lasts still day. Worth it for me that takes care of the dark circles. Now when I smile I'm not self conscious of the bags.
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There is no reason other than I was debating about making a review no one knows about my surgery except a very close friend.
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Your review is posted; the only thing missing is the name of your surgeon. grace
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Hi, Your results look great! I too live in New Mexico and I need to fix my lower eyelids. Can you provide your doctor's info, please?
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How lucky I just went through my 2nd free of course and this DR is the BEST in ST Louis!!!!! So I'm three weeks today and I just put up pics that are awful and mine still have puff like of my god.. Why am I going through this ..... Everybody he did was way worst then me and they were just fine..... It's so weird ..... I'm so sad ......
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Your before looks like the Mona Lisa!! The after looks great. Congrats
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Thank you
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Thank you so much for sharing your review

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Where can my review be seen at?
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I just added you to the eyelid surgery community so you should be able to see it there.  Like I said in the comments over on my review- I think you look great for just having surgery fairly recently.  Give it some time- the swelling will be all over the place for a while.  My swelling was seriously different every day for months.  
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Hi Congratulations with your surgery even at this early stage your eyes look lovely , difference between before and after is amazing been having confidence is what its all about Thank you for sharing D
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