2 months post-op ptosis surgery. Weird enormous swelling? (Photos)
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Eyelid swelling after ptosis surgery
At two months post-operatively, there may still be a little swelling but what you're noticing is NOT swelling, it's a higher eyelid crease. You are seeing more of the "eye shadow space" on the left upper eyelid than on the right upper eyelid and this is giving you the illusion that the left upper eyelid is "swollen." In the last picture with your eyelids closed, you can see the incision line on the left upper eyelid is higher than where your crease is on the right upper eyelid. Give your eyelid more time to heal (at least 3-6 months) and then discuss with your surgeon if it's possible to lower the eyelid crease on the left upper eyelid/ This will result in a more symmetric appearance. Good luck!