Laura in Nanaimo

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Member since 6/2/2012


  • 11 total posts
  • 11 questions

Questions from Laura in Nanaimo

Will Restylane Pull my Lower Eyelids Down? (photo)

I have a deep line under my right eye that was caused by a surgery that didn't turn all that well. This surgery resulted in the same lower eyelid drooping. I have had the droop... READ MORE

Lower Eyelid Drooping-would a Revision Make It Worse or Better?

I have had numerous surgeries to fix the lower lid of my right eye and now the scar tissue has built up so much that every time I open my mouth, my lower lid gets pulled down.... READ MORE

Oculoplastic Surgeon or Craniofacial Surgeon?

Both surgeons said the same thing, that scar tissue is pulling my lower lid down and I need a spacer graft. I've had a few surgeries go awry that I'm now scared of getting a... READ MORE

Is a hard palate graft the right procedure for lower lid retraction caused by scar tissue? (photo)

A surgeon said a graft from my hard palate would be the last option to have this issue fixed. I've gone through all the simple fixes. My lid pulls down when I open my mouth.... READ MORE

What is hard palate graft resorption?

I have a surgery coming up for a droopy lower eyelid. My surgeon is going to use a hard palate graft. I've been doing some reading about the surgery and I keep coming across... READ MORE

Hard palate graft in lower lid on Nov. 6th. Lower lid still droops. How long should I give it until I "give up"? (photo)

I know healing takes time but I've had a lot of surgeries related to fixing this droopy lower lid (it droops when I open my mouth or look up) and the graft was my last option.... READ MORE

Crossbite after surgery to correct jaw problems in Crouzon's Syndrome. Will this cause problems as I age? (photo)

Before I had my LeFort 3 surgery for my Crouzon's Syndrome, I was in braces for years. My Orthodontist tried to expand my palate with a metal bar but it didn't really work. But... READ MORE

Post-Op lower eyelid massage technique? (photo)

This may sound like a dumb question but I really want to make sure I'm doing this right. It's been a month since surgery and I've been given the go ahead to try massage along... READ MORE

Can my front teeth be grinded down to be even? (photo)

I chipped my front tooth years ago and had it patched up. It looked great. But it chipped again and had to be redone. It hasn't chipped again but I'm left with a short tooth... READ MORE

What are the risk for steroid injection for post surgery scar tissue? (photos)

My plastic surgeon put in a hard palate graft in my lower lid in an attempt to fix my droopy lid (which was caused by a previous surgery) about 7 months ago. He is pleased with... READ MORE

Nasal passage scar tissue removal surgery suggested. What are the risks and how well does the surgery work?

About ten years ago I had my nose operated on in order to help me breathe better. Since then though it feels like I always have a stuffed up nose. My ENT had a look and showed... READ MORE