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5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery
Dr Blaydon was exceptional in every way. The procedure was explained in a very comprehensive manner, and the surgery corrected my problem as advertised. I would recommend Dr Blaydon without reservation!
I'm scheduled to have upper and lower eyelid surgery June 2nd. I have a pre-op visit scheduled for May 16th. I'm excited and a little nervous about the pain during the procedures, but I'm determined to go through with it! I love this website. I've learned so many things. You people are so generous to share your stories and your photos. It is incredibly helpful to all of us researching a...
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS in Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1985
Medical: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1989
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Transitional, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1990
Residency: Ophthalmology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1994
Fellowship: Ophthalmic Plastic, Orbital, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Texas Oculoplastic Consultants / University of Texas, Austin, TX, 2000
Treatments offered at Texas Oculoplastic Consultants:
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It is a little hard for any of us to answer this question with more certainty without seeing a photo. If all you have is a significant amount of... READ MORE
I tell my patients that swelling and bruising can often look worse on day 2-4 then on the first postop day. Your swelling is most apparent between the... READ MORE
Based on your photo, in which you are smiling, these wrinkles appear to be dynamic in nature. Eyelid skin is very thin and easily transmits the action... READ MORE
It does appear that there is minimal edema which is good for 9 days postop. Baring in mind that we can only see 2 photos, I am concerned that there is... READ MORE
Most surgeons do remove a small portion of the thin orbicularis muscle that lies under the skin when performing blepharoplasty surgery. This does not... READ MORE
More often then not patients will feel some bumpiness along the incisions with the largest lump or knot at the end of the incision. These little bumps... READ MORE
I would be very cautious about trying anything surgical. Based on the photo it appears that it is your left "eye" that is higher. While we can only... READ MORE
I would agree with some of the others that you have only a few fine lines in your lower eyelids. Based on the photo it appears you are young with few... READ MORE
You will get different answers as you can see already. In most cases; however, general anesthesia is unnecessary for simple skin +/- fat excision... READ MORE
I suspect that the different suggestions had to do with where the incision might be placed. The plastic surgeon offering the laser blepharoplasty may... READ MORE
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