Post-Blepharoplasty abscess/cyst/infection/pus? (Photos)
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Problems with Dissolving sutures
This is a really common scenario that I see in patients who come to me for second opinions. These lumps are due to buried dissolvable sutures which always cause a degree of inflammation as they dissolve, and you seem to have had a vigorous inflammatory reaction. Depending on what was used this can take up to several months to resolve. If you are patient, these are likely to settle, but it can take a while. Another option would be to excise them. Go back and see your surgeon and press him/her on what might be going on and what the options for treatment might be. Antibiotics may help if there is superimposed infection, but this sounds more inflammatory.
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The antibiotics sound very appropriate.
Seek immediate follow up
Please see an oculoplastic surgeon soon. The worry is an abscess. I would culture the wound to rule out an atypical mycobacterial infection.
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