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Upper Eyelid Lift Without Surgery
Looks good in a week: But it takes a full year for surgical incisions anywhere on the body to heal completely. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, see a surgeon for a consultation! ...Read more
Is it best to have an upper eyelid surgery along with my brow lift? I'm worried that having just the brow lift will leave me with a young-looking forehead but old-looking eyes. I think that would look unnatural..
Possibly: If you need both then you are correct to consider doing them together. Ask your facial plastic surgeon! ...Read more
How to get rid of reduce the fat pad on upper eyelid other than surgery? The fat on my upper eyelid is more fatter than before and feels heavier.
I noticed my upper eyelid is getting puffier and thicker. No surgery but any ways for the fat to go away? Would losing weight help? I'm 130lbs 5'6
Don't worry about wt: You probably are slightly heavier than you might be but losing weight will not affect the lids. What does your mother look like in her eyelids? The fat pads around the eyes are generally resistant to body weight issues unless you are seriously overweight. If your lids are a functional or cosmetic issue, then see an oculoplastic surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more
How is surgery performed to remove chalazion under upper eyelid? Is the lid cut open, or is it removed from underneath? Worried about ugly scarring.
Can you let me know how many times can you perform blepharoplasty (upper eyelid surgery) on someone?
Most people: Only need it done once. Sometimes a minor secondary revision may be beneficial after a number of years have passed. ...Read more
My upper eyelid has been getting more puffier and thicker. Why? I'm still young so no plastic surgery. Any reasons behind it. Any ways to fix it?
Puffy lid: Would suggest you see an ophthalmologist to evaluate your problem and discuss this with you to alleviate your concerns. ...Read more
What preparations should a patient make before eyelid surgery? I am getting eyelid surgery done in a few weeks to correct saggy upper eyelid skin that impedes my vision. What specific things should I do to prepare for it now, and what supplies should I ha
Eyelid surgery prep: If you are on blood thinners, stop these well before surgery, with approval from your doctor. The night before surgery, get good rest. If you'll have more than local anesthesia, you'll need to not eat or drink after midnight. Take a shower the morning of surgery and don't wear make-up. Leave jewelry behind as well and leave out any contact lenses. Bring someone with you for support. Good luck. ...Read more
My upper eyelid has been getting more wrinkly and puffy. It's making me feel self-conscious. Any ways to fix it? I'm still young so no plastic surgery
Perhaps you are allergic to eye shadow, liner, mascara?
New perfume, do you smoke?
See a physician or eye doctor for further workup. ...Read more
Scar removal: Have a laser treatment. A pulsed dye laser uses light to reduce the size of scars to make them flatter and to repair pigmentation. The treatment is non-invasive and you'll be entirely healed within a week. Several treatments are usually needed to gain the best results. ...Read more
Is it really possible to get my drooping upper eyelid corrected? I am suffering from ptosis and my eyes had been operated through cosmetic surgery
Probably Yes.: Depending on your specific situation, it is likely that your situation can be improved upon. Make sure you consult with well experienced board certified plastic or ocular plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience helping patients in your situation. Best wishes. ...Read more
I made upper eyelid chalazion surgery and the doctor made me a horrible brownish circular scar, and a slightly depressed area. Need cosmetic solution.
Eye surgery: Best to see a plastic surgeon about help with your eye after it heals. ...Read more
It looks as if my daughters upper eyelid is protuding out of her tear duct? There was a pus sac that ruptured beforehand? My five year old daughter has previously had problems with her eyes. She has had 2 surgeries for blocked ducts. The last time her ste
Of course: Of course but patients with one lazy eyelid will commonly have a lazy eyelid on the other eyelid that is not evident due to compensation for the more severe eyelid (herring reflex). Commonly treating the more diseased eye will result in un-masking the less severe eye. The eye surgeon will typically tape the more severe eye during exam to expose this problem. ...Read more
Main concerns relate to under-correction (not enough fat/skin removed or muscle not tightened adequately) or over-correction (too much fat/skin removed). The result may be less improvement than desired with under-correction versus hollowing, rounding or a pulled-down appearance with over-correction.
Much more serious problems such as muscle injury or vision loss are very rare, fortunately. ...Read more
Rare: With a properly performed blepharoplasty or ptosis repair, this issue only occurs rarely. If you develop corneal issues, it may need to be repaired. ...Read more
Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Very often: These procedures are often done together, but they don't have to be. Blepharoplasty (eyelid lift) specifically addresses rejuvenation of the upper and/or lower eyelids. Facelift rejuvenates the lower 2/3 of the face (sometimes including the lower eyelids depending on the technique) and neck. ...Read more
What is the difference between an eyelid lift and a brow lift? What exact part of the face does each involve?
Eyelid vs eyebrow: An eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, tightens the skin of the upper and/or lower eyelid. The brow lift tightens and lifts the forehead and eyebrows. They are commonly done together. ...Read more
I have a pain on the right upper eyelid towards the edge. M for 2 days. Today when I lift the eyelid I could see a small bump inside.
Evaluation: Requires evaluation by an ophthalmologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Droopy eyelid: This is a condition that can be treated with surgery on the droopy eyelid only or in conbination with other eyelid surgery. ...Read more