Unsure if It Was Worth It - South Lake Tahoe, CA

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I had my eyelids done because my right eye would...

I had my eyelids done because my right eye would periodically change eyelid shape and look drastically different from my other eye. This embarrassed me and made me feel like I looked like a monster. I wanted my eyelids to permanently be the same size. Shortly after having the procedure done, by right eyelid lost the new crease that was made and I had to have a revision surgery 6 months later. The PS talked me into getting my under eyelids done as well and he ended up removing too much skin/tissue and now 10 yrs later my eyes don't close, the eyelids are different sizes, and I have obvious scarring in the corners of my eyes. It doesn't look horrible with makeup but not being able to close my eyes has been a huge burden and the scars drive me crazy. I wish I had waited and had it done by an experienced Asian eyelid surgeon. My PS convinced me that he had done a lot of Asian eyes before but he didn't have many pictures and I'm guessing that he didn't have that much experience based on how my eyes turned out.

He was a nice guy but I think too old to be performing plastic surgery and clearly not as experienced with Asian eyes as he claimed to be.

2 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
4 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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