Multiple creases after Eyelid Surgery, are they permanent? (photo)
Doctor Answers 3
You surgeon did not help you.
Give this a couple of months. If it is still not right, consider seeing my colleague Yoon-Duck Kim, MD, PhD, the Director of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery and Professor of Ophthalmology at the Samsung Medical Center in Seoul.
Creases after eyelid surgery
I specialize in eyelid surgery. Every day I tell patients I spend a third of my professional time getting patients ready for surgery, a third of my time doing it, and a third of my time telling them, "Don't worry, it takes months to heal. Almost certainly your concern will resolve in time." It's waaaaaay to early for you to be concerned about those lines. Technically speaking, wounds mature and improve for 12 to 15 months after surgery or trauma.
Crease placement after eyelid surgery
It is difficult to say from the photo provided but it appears there is considerable swelling present of the upper lids, which is expected this soon following surgery. The crease should sharpen and become more symmetric as the swelling subsides.
You might also like...
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.