Will laxity improve with time after surgery?
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Lower blepharoplasty with canthal tightening
In the early phases of healing after blepharoplasty with canthal surgery, the tissues are thickened. The swelling of the lid tissues (and possibly bulbar conjunctiva) may push the lid away from the eye. Also, the orbicularis muscle is edematous and may not be entirely functional in holding the lid to the eye. Week by week, the lids should get closer to the eyeball. Many surgeons prefer transconjunctival blepharoplasty to avoid the difficult healing that you are experiencing. Keep your follow-up visits with your surgeon so that he/she may continue to coach you through this process. If you do not see improvement over the next couple of weeks, and your surgeon does not provide answers that are satisfactory, a second opinion is in order. Best wishes for your recovery.
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