Asian Eyelid Surgery: crease too high and uneven (5 weeks post op). (photos)
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Crease too high after Asian eyelid surgery
Thank you for the photo. I does look a bit high but you are very early in the healing process. Over the next three to six months you'll notice things improve. The height of the visible crease will decrease but we can't say how much yet. At the moment you need to only wait. Keep in close contact with your surgeon and it doesn't hurt to get second opinions. I would be cautious about anyone who encourages you to have a revision surgery any time soon. That'd be a bad idea and there are so few of us who perform Asian eyelid surgery regularly.
I know it's stressful but do not rush into anything.
Chase Lay, MD
Asian eyelid surgery specialist
Asian Eyelid Surgery recovery
Significant swelling is normal and to be expected after Asian eyelid surgery, especially if an incisional technique was used. Once the initial swelling resolves in 1-3 months the crease (if properly created during surgery) should become better defined.
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