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Reviews & Stories

73 Year Old Upper Functional Blepharoplasty with Some Complication - Santa Cruz, CA

Day #10 since surgery. I am OK and it will be OK, but it hasn't been a piece of cake. Decided to do it because my optometrist recommended it, based on one very droopy eyelid that interfered with upper peripheral vision. Also I hoped to look better. Medicare and my secondary insurance covered it all, deeming it necessary. That was motivating. However, along with the expected post-surgery ... READ MORE

Questions from Viviansnyder

On the 6th day after upper eyelid surgery, are blurry vision and dry eyes normal?

I can see fine out of one eye but the other eye feels scratchy and dry and gets tired easily if I try to read. Also Vision is blurry in that eye. Is that normal? How long... READ MORE

Recent comments from Viviansnyder

It's 3 weeks today and left eye is less scratchy but still irritating. Drops help. Overall, the bruising and swelling is very significantly better, although still there. Have a follow up today with PS; I expect no help (or even... READ COMMENT

Yes. Definitively some days my eyelid used to look droopier and some mornings it was very droopy. READ COMMENT

I had a similar situation, but was referred by an optometrist. The field vision test was very short and simple; it involved looking at lighted dots that appeared on a screen and clicking a clicker when I saw them. On the second round... READ COMMENT

Thank you very much. I AM better today--much less scratchy and irritation. This is heartening. READ COMMENT

What a nightmare. I hope it is better now. Today, the 2 week mark, the irritation is just a little better. I still am extremely bruised and also swollen. READ COMMENT