Santa Maria5726

Member since 3/28/2011


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Blepharoplasty - What Recovery is Really Like - Santa Barbara, CA

Upper and Lower Bleph done January 2011 by a board certified surgeon. I was completely unaware of the time period for recovery after blepharoplasty. I expected 2 to 3 weeks, and it is more like 2 to 3 months. No pain after surgery but the swelling persisted for over 2 months - still some minor swelling as of today (11 weeks later). Assymetry (one eye bigger) weeks 3 - 8. Issues with dry... READ MORE

Recent comments from Santa Maria5726

The yellowing makes me think of chemosis? Have you asked about this? It causes yellowing and bulging and can last for months. Consult an opthamologist - one that also does blepharoplasty. Peace of mind from an outside source... READ COMMENT

Looks like your right eye has a little more swelling than your left. However it is still a considerable improvement from the before picture! I am almost a year post op from upper/lower bleph. I am still seeing minor improvements. For... READ COMMENT

I would definitely do the uppers again, however I do regret doing the lower surgery. It was unnecessary and I now have bulging under the outer corners under my eyes. Still hoping time (I am at 8 months post op) will help reduce these... READ COMMENT

Looks great! Your doctor was very conservative and the results look natural:) READ COMMENT

I used the blink for contacts and the cvs gel (thicker for nighttime) for when I had to wear glasses. I told my surgeon my eyes felt weird but he said nothing about dry eye! I had to go to an opthamologist that asked me if my eyes... READ COMMENT