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How Long Until Plastic Surgery Stitches Dissolve?

I had upper eyelid surgery 8 days ago, and the doctor used dissolvable stitches. How long does it normally take for stitches to dissolve? Is there... READ MORE

Is there a way to make my absorbably sutures dissolve faster?

I had an upper blethroplasty on the 18th dec 2013. Dr used absorbable sutures as it was close to christmas, however I can still see the outer sutures... READ MORE

Is 7 Days Too Early to Remove Stitches for Upper Blepharoplasty?

I recently had upper blepharoplasty, the surgeon did a cross stitch that is to be removed in 7 days. Is 7 days too long to remove the stitches?... READ MORE

Stitches Came off 2 Days After Blepharoplasty

I had Blepharoplasty 4 days ago, and my stitches came out on the second day. Is that bad? Everything looks sealed tight, but I wanted to make sure... READ MORE

Why Did my Doctor Use Steri Strips on Top of my Upper Eyelid Stitches?

The strips are now really dry and tight, is it okay to put an ointment on them/ READ MORE

How Long After Eyelid Surgery Should Stitches Be Removed?

My doctor is removing mine 13 days after surgery. It's been 9 days and my eyelids are getting really sore & tight feeling. Everything I read... READ MORE

Upper Eyelid Surgery 2 Weeks Ago, Supposed to Have Dissolvable Stitches But Doctor Hasn't Taken Them Out? (photo)

Had upper eyelid surgery 2 weeks ago. Supposed to have dissolvable stitches, which still remain, plus eyelids are still swollen. Saw the doctor at one... READ MORE

Stitch Eyelids to Eyebrow to Fix Ectropion After Eyelid Surgery?

I need to have a second surgery because my first eyelid surgery did not go well. I have ectropion in one eye. My doctor wants to perform a procedure... READ MORE

Eyelid Bump from Broken Blepharoplasty Stitches?

I found a small, round, protruding bump on my upper eyelid medial to the nose. Is it because I rubbed my eyes too vigorously (due to allergies) that... READ MORE

Tight Eyes After Canthopexy

I had dissolvable stiches next to eyes to get an upward shape. Day 16, and they are still there, and my eyes are very tight. Is this normal? I am... READ MORE

I Just Had Double Eyelid Surgery but Why Don't I Have a Crease? (photo)

It's been a week since my double eyelid surgery and I just had my stitches removed today. I do not see any sort of crease at all. Is that normal?... READ MORE

Non Dissolving Stitch, Now a Knot on the Eyebrow, What Should I Do?

Non dissolving stitch is sitting on brow bone, 10 weeks post surgery. (10 weeks post upper/lower bleph) It feels like a little knot directly under the... READ MORE

Undissolved Stitches Post-Blephoplasty?

I am 9 weeks post upper bleph. Although difficult to capture with the camera on the right eye, there are two lines of raised bumps. They are not milia... READ MORE

Leftover Stitch 6 Weeks Post-op

I had upper/lower bleph 6 weeks ago. There is a spot under left eye about 1/4 inch that itches and is slightly swollen (making eye look smaller).I... READ MORE

Tore Stitches After Upper Eyelid Surgery

I had upper eyelid surgery and tore out a number of stitches 7 days later. My doctor looked at it and said that it would be more traumatic to restitch... READ MORE

Post Eyelid Surgery: Had Stitches Removed Twice and Some Still Remain

Should I go back again if I still see some stitches. I'm concerned that I'll have permanent scaring if the stitches are not removed properly.... READ MORE

Stitches Couldn't Be Removed After Upper Eyelid Surgery - What to Do?

Please I did upper eyelid surgery and my Dr used undissolved stitshes and I had to travel he told me after one week any clinic can pull them out. I... READ MORE

Upper Eyelid Swollen Just Around Stitches, Normal?

I had upper eyelid surgery 3 days ago. I haven't experienced a ton of swelling or bruising, but I am swollen right around my stitches to the point... READ MORE

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