Post surgery scar pain?

ok in late january this year i had an eyelid surgery. it was a great success. it's just that my right eyelid(where i had the bigger problem i think) hurts sometimes and feels dry. except when i just wake up my doctor said it's no big issue and it will resolve itsself. but im still worried a)why is this happening? b)is there some cream or medicine i can try?? it'sr eally annoying even if it's only on one eye. also the part that hurts is the one closest to the eyeball ittself . why???

Doctor Answers 1

Eye pain, dry eye

It is difficult to determine a diagnosis without knowing the exact procedure that was done. Your symptoms may be experienced with dry eye, exposure of the eye secondary to lagophthalmos/ eye not closing completely, or if the surgery was done from the posterior surface of the eyelid. Persistent symptoms this long after eyelid surgery are concerning and should be checked as soon as possible. I would recommend seeing an Oculoplastic surgeon for evaluation to check your lid function and your corneal condition. Best wishes.


Charlottesville Oculoplastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 3 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.