Could different incisions after upper lid blepharoplasty cause different shape of my eyes after?
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Where are the incisions for blepharoplasty
While incision design is critical to the outcome, differential healing and swelling may make the two sides appear different when they are not.
Eyelid incisions require extreme precision and symmetry. That being said, 4 days is not enough time to make any judgements! Eyelid surgery requires at least 3-6 months to heal before symmetry can be assessed fully. The eyelids tend to be forgiving and so I hope yours will heal nicely. Eyelid incisions can be revised but I wouldn't think about that for at least 12 months. Best regards.
The incision design is absolutely critical.
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Incisions and blepharoplasty
At this point in time, it is too early to tell long term effects as each eye will swell differently during the healing process. Sometimes we make minor modifications during surgery to the incisions depending on how much skin/etc. needs to be done on each particular eye - keeping in mind that overall symmetry is of utmost importance! For now, don't worry about it. Things will settle down and, remember, when in doubt, you can always ask your PS why things were done in certain ways as I am sure they have a perfectly good reason and are more than happy to go over things with you. Best of luck on your recovery!
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