You asked: Is Blurry vision normal after blepharoplasty?

How long does blurred vision last after blepharoplasty?

Your vision may be blurry for some time after surgery. It typically returns to normal after two or three days. Full recovery takes about two to four weeks. During that time, you may have some bruising around your eyes.

Can blepharoplasty cause blurry vision?

Upper (eyelid) blepharoplasty is one of the most frequent eyelid procedures performed by facial plastic surgeons. Blurred vision has long been recognized as a potential complication of the procedure.

Why is my vision blurry after blepharoplasty?

Recent ophthalmology literature has demonstrated alternations of corneal curvature after procedures that reposition the upper eyelid using corneal topography. Astigmatic changes induced by eyelid repositioning may be a cause of persistent blurred vision after upper eyelid procedures.

How long is vision blurry after surgery?

Twenty-eight patients (4% of the total) had blurred vision persisting at least 3 days after surgery. All other patients (96%) reported normal vision 3 days after their surgical procedures.

How long does it take to fully recover from eyelid surgery?

Your eyelid may be swollen and bruised for 1 to 3 weeks after surgery. The appearance of your eye may continue to get better for 1 to 3 months. Most people feel ready to go out in public and back to work in about 10 to 14 days.

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What do you look like right after eyelid surgery?

Your eyelids will probably look puffy after surgery. The incisions will probably look red, too. The swelling and bruising involved with blepharoplasty recovery tend to resemble a black eye. That is all normal.

When should I use scar cream after eyelid surgery?

We advise you to use a scar cream on the scars. You can start using the scar cream when all scabs are gone (after 2 weeks). Alhydran scar cream is for sale at our clinic. Contact lenses should not be worn until 2 weeks after the procedure.