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had a bone tunnel endoscopic brow lift 4 1/2 weeks ago and now my eyes are stuck open 1mm. I can barely sleep and they burn all the time even with d
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I had a bone tunnel endoscopic brow lift 4 1/2 weeks ago and now my eyes are stuck open 1mm. I can barely sleep and they burn all the time even with drops and plugs. What would happen if at 5 weeks, I had the surgeon cut the internal stitches in my scalp under local? I don't want him to go back in my forehead for a revision. I just want to be able to close my eyes, even if that means I look the same as before the surgery. Thank you so much for your help.

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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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August 22, 2014 3:25 AM

I totally agree with Dr Grossman.... (more)
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drgrossman


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New York, NY
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August 21, 2014 12:33 PM

it should not get any worse then before surgery. There has been enough scar tissue formation. I personally, I am against brow lift all together. If you examine your photographs when you (more)
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drgrossman


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August 21, 2014 11:44 AM

It's your surgeons responsibility to take care of you. Cutting the stitch at this time may or may not lower your eyelid. Don't worry about it going too low.
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ficklered
 
August 21, 2014 12:47 PM

Believe me, I'm against them now too. I had one eye that was severely drooped, it wasn't really an aging thing (I just turned 44 today). I placed a call to his office and asked for it to be done hopefully Monday which is the 5 week mark. Also hoping for just local anesthesia and no more swelling and other side effects when it falls. I so appreciate your time....thank you again!


ficklered
 
August 21, 2014 12:16 PM

Thank you, so it won't be worse than it was before? And would there be side-effects such as swelling, bruising, or more scalp numbness? My surgeon of course wants me to keep waiting and waiting, but it's not improving. I can't live with it, especially as a writer and teacher.




 



 

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