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Upper Blepharoptosis, Lid Cut Too High - Arlington Heights, IL

His nurse, pushed this procedure along with a lower facelift (which left a small horseshoe scar in the right temple) so I could wear eyeshadow. I did not ask originally for an upper blepharoptosis. His nurse pushed it. He cut my left eye lid too high, it cannot be revised as the eye may not be able to close leading to blindness.  He said both eyes measured the... READ MORE

Questions from Bartlett4047

Can you evaluate my Blepharoptosis?

This photo is 18 months after my Blepharoptosis. Prior to my surgery my eyes were symmetrical. What can I do about this? Should I get a second surgery? Comments &... READ MORE

Can You Evaluate my Uppper Lid Ptosis Surgery? (photo)

These photos are 18 months after my uppper lid ptosis surgery to correct my blepharoptosis. Prior to my surgery my eyes were symmetrical. What can I do about this? Should I get... READ MORE

Recent comments from Bartlett4047

Plastic surgeons do use their nurses for procedures that are considered minor, but if you want a doctor to do it, specify this ahead of time or see a dermatologist. The best filler for mento-labial folds (aka marionette lines) is... READ COMMENT

After 8 weeks the eyes "open" up considerably due to receding swelling, however, the eyes are so delicate that it can take up to 2 years to be considered fully healed. As time passes, the changes are considerable. READ COMMENT

Swelling (edema) takes a year and a half to disappear. READ COMMENT

My scars took almost a year and half to turn into a white line which does not accept makeup or eyeshadow. They are in it for the money. Only a occuloplastic surgeon with many years of experience is qualified. It takes about 2... READ COMMENT

Is this board about honest reviews of procedures? Mine were not alright. Lower facelift and upper blepharoptosis by Dr Placik as reviewed by contributing surgeons to this board who said I would greatly profit from a revision. Photos... READ COMMENT