Will massaging my eyelid lower the post op "too high" crease? (Photo)
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Massaging an upper lid for overcorrection
It is unlikely that massage will bring your lid to a normal and symmetric level. You will hear differing opinions - I would recommend early revision for this amount of over-correction. You will achieve a better and more comfortable lid position without having to wait. Best wishes with your decision.
We usually over correct the ptosis repair but it appears that you have had more than usual over correction.
Yes, please go ahead and massage your right upper eyelid as much as you can. It will help you most likely. Time also is on your side. the more time passes it would get most likely it will get better.
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