Upper and lower eyelid scars x 1 year after. What I can do ? (photos)

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Scars after blepharoplasty

Scars may become obvious for a number of reasons including reaction to sutures, rubbing the eyelids, stretchy (crepe-like) skin, inflamed skin (many causes). Revision of the eyelid incision is an option, but it would be wise to avoid rubbing, hand-to-eye contact, and treat any allergic conditions that you might have around the eyes. I agree with previous answers - use of non-absorbable sutures will eliminate one possible factor which could lead to a visible scar. Best wishes on your decision!

Charlottesville Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Eyelid scars after blepharoplasty

Your scars are white and widened. One could consider scar revision. This would be a rather minor procedure with a decent chance of improvement. I would recommend against use of absorbable sutures to ensure best healing.

Frank P. Fechner, MD
Worcester Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Eyelid scars

You have lost the pigment in the scars.  You can excise the scars and reclose, but there is a chance that the same thing may occur again.   

John J. Martin, Jr., MD
Coral Gables Oculoplastic Surgeon
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