Mehryar (Ray) Taban, MD
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Mehryar (Ray) Taban, MD
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Impaired vision after upper and lower blepharoplasty
I think my vision is impaired in my right eye following upper and lower bleph as the V shape of this eye,(nearest my nose), is closer together than the other eye and keeps sticking together, giving the appearance that my right eye is smaller than my left eye. Also it does not look good. It is 3 weeks post op; will this rectify itself or will I need more surgery?


Oculoplastic surgeon
Beverly Hills, CA
United States
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blurry vision after blepharoplasty  March 28, 2012 3:44 PM

It is difficult to tell without photo or examination. Please see an ophthalmologist or oculoplastic surgeon.

Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  March 29, 2012 5:14 AM

Seek in person evaluation ASAP.

Plastic surgeon
Melbourne, FL
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Impaired Vision and Blepharoplasty  March 29, 2012 11:24 AM

Patients who have upper blepharoplasty often complain of blurred vision in the post-op period. The symptom can be caused by dry eyes and is most often times temporary. Causes of postoperative dry eye include; eyelid edema, increased exposure of ocular surface, lagophthalmos, lower eyelid malposition, and preoperative dry eyes. If edema is the cause, blurred vision usually subsides as the edema resolves from 6 days to 3.5 weeks after the operation.

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sacramento, CA
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Vision disturbance aftrer eyelid surgery  March 29, 2012 2:38 PM

Not sure what you mean by impaired vision; is it blurry, double vision, cant see ? This needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. The cosmetic issue may well be temporary but your PS should advise you about that.



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