Eyes are swollen & I have darker circles after lower blepharoplasty. Will the color change? Will the puffiness go away?
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Darkness and Puffiness after Surgery
Outside of the color change, if the under eye area is not satisfactory for you, perhaps trying dermal fillers would help. You can also find photos of under eye injections for eye bags, depressions or unevenness on the website as well.
Lower blepharoplasty swelling
Thanks for your question and your photos. You definitely appear swollen after your surgery and it has been almost six weeks. It seems that there is still some residual "bags" under your eyes. Some times swelling takes longer than the typical 6 weeks and may not completely resolve for up to one year after surgery. But usually by 3 months your result should be 80-90 realized. I would have a discussion with your plastic surgeon. They should be able to help you during your recovery. Arnica Montana helps with swelling. Try lymphatic massage as well. Good luck.
All the best,
Carlos Mata MD, MBA, FACS
Lower Lid Blepharoplasty
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