Do I need a revision surgery to lift the upperlid? How and where? (Photo)
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Wait for a few weeks before considering resurgery
Do I need a revision surgery to lift the upperlid? How and where?
You do have significant PTOSIS of the left upper eyelid. It does need correction but the surgery need to be plan after thorough clinical evaluation and after reviewing your previous operative report. Please find a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon or an Oculoplasty Surgeon in your area to evaluate you and present treatment options for you.
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Thyroid-Related Lid Malposition
Thanks for your questions and photos. Thyroid eye disease can be a difficult condition to treat. The muscle on the back of the eyelid (Mueller's muscle) removed to treat your retraction cannot be replaced. However, the muscle on the front of the eyelid (levator aponeurosis) can be tightened to lift the lid and is not very difficult. But keep in mind that you should wait at least 6 months before deciding to proceed with this as the lid position may improve over time. Also, reactivation of your thyroid eye disease is always a risk of any surgery.
I hope this helps, good luck!
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