Crystal S

Member since 6/5/2012


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Lower Eyelid Skin Pinch - New York, NY

My lower eyelids had gotten a crepe-y look. I imagined that if a surgeon could simply get rid of the excess skin, it would be exactly what I needed. CO2 laser three years ago for this problem didn't have much effect. I had been advised by a few PS's against the procedure due to risk of making it look worse. So glad I persisted until I found the right surgeon! READ MORE

Recent comments from Crystal S

Interesting--I learn something every day (that Restasis works with plugs). If your dry eyes were caused by the surgeon taking out too much skin, they should improve with time as the eyelid skin stretches and thins. In the future, you... READ COMMENT

Hello...I've read your story as well as the updates. So sorry for all the pain and grief you have experienced. I too have had plastic surgery on my eyes--upper and lower blepharoplasty in 1994 (at age 44) and lower lid skin pinch in... READ COMMENT

Actually I always wear my eyeliner like that, so no, it wasn't specifically to hide scars. As previously stated, those photos were taken 3 weeks post-op, and at that time the scars, which fade over time, were minimal. No, I don't feel... READ COMMENT

It is surgery after all. Yes, there is bruising and swelling. I believe it was 7-10 days for all the bruising and swelling to resolve, but could go out in public with a lot of Dermablend after 4 days or so. READ COMMENT

Sorry to hear you weren't happy with the outcome of your skin pinch. I wonder why you think it "failed." Was not enough skin was removed? Too much? Do you think your expectations about what this procedure is supposed to do were... READ COMMENT