Expected. It is common (and expected) to have swelling after any surgery. The swelling typically is as its maximum by 1-3 days post-operatively but some bruising may remain for up to 2-3 weeks post-operatively. It's also not uncommon to have some mild swelling for up to a month or two after more extensive surgery. In case of severe, sudden, or painful swelling, immediately contact your plastic surgeon.
Normal Inflammation. Your skin and soft tissues swell a bit after any surgical procedure or injury due to regional inflammation. The inflammation is part of the healing response and a normal occurrence. Cool compresses can help during the first 1-2 days. If there is pain, rash, or itching involved you should make sure that it is not an allergic reaction to the stitches or anything that you may be putting on the area.
Normal post-op, but. Swelling for the first week is normal and this should subside to a near-normal appearance at about 2-3 weeks. Tiny amounts of swelling may persist for three months, but only you and your doctor would notice this. Swelling beyond that point suggests a problem that should prompt a discussion with the doctor who did the surgery.
Normal. Everything swells after surgery. Your eyes are extra-sensitive to trauma and tend to swell more than other body parts.
Yes. Usually most of swelling on the 1st and 2d post operative days. The usage of ice compresses right after surgery can reduce the bruising and swelling. Each patient is different as to amount of swelling after surgery. In general you should expect 5-7 for most swelling to dissipate. The extend of surgery is a big factor.
Blepharoplasty. Swelling after surgery is normal, follow your surgeon's postop instructions to help minimize swelling,
Blepharoplasty. This is NORAML !! Hopefully, you spoke with your surgeon before undergoing this procedure. The swelling reduces with time. So stay calm. Talk with your surgeon about the healing process. If you want to see other patients that have had such a procedure and their healing process, look at this site - http://www.drkulick.com/face-procedures-san-francisco/eyelid-surgery/
Inflammation. It is normal to have swelling or inflammation after surgery. You can also expect some bruising. All of this is related to surgical dissection and generally resolves within 1-3 weeks.
Normal. After any surgery there is swelling. If the membrane of the eye itself is swollen you may have dry eyes. See your surgeon for evaluation and treatment.