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FosterAlexandria
Columbia, SC

 
Should I get the incision re-stitched?


I had my stitches removed a week ago from an upper blepharoplasty. There is a very small section that isn't sealed like the rest of the incision. It isn't bleeding and isn't that deep. I'm just wondering if this will be an issue from an aesthetic sense in terms of healing or if it will eventually close up also? This eye drooped much more pre-surgery and the incision line is also slightly slanted compared to the other. That stresses me less as I know it will eventually not be visible.

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Should I get the incision re-stitched?

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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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July 1, 2010 3:57 AM

Allow to heal before doing any further re suturing (more)
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drkavali


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Atlanta, GA
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  Upper eyelid scars after eyelid surgery
June 29, 2010 8:04 PM

It looks like that tiny area will heal just fine, but please see your surgeon to ask about it. It's always best to have things like this evaluated in person. (more)
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fosteralexandria
Columbia, SC
United States
 
July 2, 2010 5:36 AM

Thank you for your responses. It has now sealed two days later. It really is amazing how quickly these eyelid incisions are healing. The bruises, which looked like I fought Mike Tyson and lost, have almost completely dissipated also.

It is a little nerve wracking recuperating from plastic surgery. :-)



 



 

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