Member since 9/14/2008


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Questions from SapphireOne9

Eyelid Surgery to Eliminate Lower Eyelid Wrinkling?

I am 55. I have some crepiness, wrinkling, and now a slight laxity in my lower eyelid skin. I did have CO2 Laser under the eyes when I was 40, which did a miraculous job of... READ MORE

How Soon is It Safe to Get Restylane Injected in Undereye and Upper Cheek Skin After a CO2?

Laser peel? I had a week's downtime with significant peeling and am still red. All my wrinkles are gone (for now) but I may want to plump the skin up again after healing is... READ MORE

How can I correct a deep scar in upper lid near brow

Is there any way of filling in a deep scar in an upper lid near the brow safely, either surgically or with filler? I've tried fat injections and restylane but neither lasts.... READ MORE

Recent comments from SapphireOne9

Hi, I looked at your photos and think your eyes look very nice! I hate the ectropion look (and the feel is even worse) and you have none of that; also, your eyes probably close just fine. I would give it some time, as skin stretches... READ COMMENT

Just tell him not to take too much skin. Like you, I had a little fold of puckered skin on the side of my eye that had to be removed after my lateral canthoplasty, but it had no effect on my eye size and did not make things any tighter. READ COMMENT

Unusual issue if he did no cantho - but as you get older, you won't have that baggy lower lid and ectropion that older people sometimes get. READ COMMENT

You can still try massage to loosen them up. I would give it a year. I woke up one day and noticed my eyes weren't uptilted anymore! READ COMMENT

Colleen, how long ago was your operation done? I had this done also (a lateral canthoplasty) and the lids should lower and the correction regress over time - my surgery was gone too soon. I liked my result but in 6 months it was like I... READ COMMENT