Had upper eyelid bleph and endo brow lift. Is this normal for almost 4 weeks post-op? (Photo)

My eyelid scars seem much more red the last few days. Is this normal for almost 4 weeks post op?

Doctor Answers 2

Eyelid scars

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For 4 weeks post surgery, your scars are not a concern. Everyone heals differently and everyone has redness to the scars until the scars "mature". This can take as little as a couple of months or as long as a year. Be patient. I don't know of anything that can make the redness resolve quicker. The redness will eventually disappear though.

Andrew Campbell, M.D.
Facial Plastic Specialist
Quintessa Aesthetic Centers

Milwaukee Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Healing after blepharoplasty

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Totally normal - this is a normal sequence for wound-healing. You will see the incisions fade week by week - and at times they may appear to be more red than others. Typically they fade completely to your skin tone by 4 to 6 months, but this varies person to person. Enjoy your beautiful new lids!

Sara A. Kaltreider, MD
Charlottesville Oculoplastic Surgeon
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