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Treatments For Chemosis
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
My husband recently had surgery for face FX. Now has chemosis, how can we help healing process? Will it affect his sight?
Examination: Your husband should see an Ophthalmologist immediately. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had upper and lower eyelid surgery a month ago. Now I have chemosis, dry eyes and blepharitis. I am using steroids and lubricating drops.. Help?
Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it. ...Read more
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