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Is it normal to have swollen eyes after a blepharoplasty?

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Dr. Tim Conrad answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Yes: All surgical procedures cause swelling. Talk to your surgeon if you are concerned.

Answered 12/14/2012

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Yes: If you mean swollen eye lids. This may be relieved by keeping the head elevated even when sleeping.If it persists talk to your doctor.

Answered 3/31/2015

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Dr. Dennis Dass answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

Yes: Swelling is normal for several days and it continues to improve over several weeks. http://www.dassmd.com/eyelid-surgery/index.html.

Answered 12/9/2013

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Yes, but...: Yes, some swelling is to be expected after any type of surgical procedure. However, “excessive”, asymmetric, painful, and/or expanding swelling may be a problem; if concerned, best to be evaluated by your surgeon who is in the best position to rule out complications. Best wishes.

Answered 7/22/2020

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