Is it normal to have severe fluid retention and dark purple bruises under my eyes after upper eyelid surgery? (Photo)
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Bruising under eyes
Severe bruising after upper lid blepharoplasty
- Bruising is common after upper lid blepharoplasty and it usually ends up below the eye,
- It usually not as severe as yours,
- If you took aspirin, ibuprofen or any other anti-inflammatory 2 weeks before surgery, it would cause this marked bruising,
- Bruising moves down the face, changing color as it goes,
- It will take 3 weeks to disappear, maybe 4,
- Best wishes.
Is it normal to have severe fluid retention and dark purple bruises under my eyes after upper eyelid surgery?
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Yes, this is typical bruising with eyelid surgery.
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