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Is there an alternative treatment for chemosis? I've been using Natural Tears and Fluorometholone for 3 weeks now. Had blepheroplsty on August 5th.

Is there an alternative treatment for chemosis?  I've been using Natural Tears and Fluorometholone for 3 weeks now.  Had blepheroplsty on August 5th.

Time & cold compress: If this was not present prior to your surgery, it will probably resolve spontaneously and is just part of the healing process. If this was present prior to your surgery, that's a different story and you need to see an Ophthalmologist to evaluate further. ...Read more

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How to treat Chemosis?

Cause: Chemosis is a manifestation of different conditions and treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more

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2 1/2 weeks post upper and lower blepharoplasty with chemosis. Should I see an ophthalmologist or wait for facial swelling to resolve.

2 1/2 weeks post upper and lower blepharoplasty with chemosis.  Should I see an ophthalmologist or wait for facial swelling to resolve.

See your surgeon: From the sounds of it, an ophthalmologist did NOT do the surgery. What kind of doctor did it? A plastic surgeon? Regardless, chemosis should not be a major issue 2 and half weeks out from surgery. So I would start with your surgeon and he/she may suggest seeing an ophthalmologist. You could have an infection. ...Read more

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Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it. ...Read more

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Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Both: a cath post NSTEMI is done for "early definitive diagnosis and therapy". a non-invasive risk assessment will provide similar intermediate term mortality benefits, but may have more hospitalizations for chest pain and the patient will be on more meds for angina. in a young active person, the invasive approach is often reasonable. in an elderly sedentary person, i'm comfortable with noninvasive. ...Read more