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    Complications of Eyelid Surgery

    Eyelid surgery is sometimes necessary for treating eyelid disfiguring conditions. Common disorders are ptosis (droopy eyelids), entropion (inward turning of the eyelid), ectropion (outward turning of the eyelid) and eyelid growths. Consult an eye surgeon if you are suffering from one of these ailments. 

    Eyelid surgery is usually an outpatient surgical procedure. Risks of surgery are rare but can include bleeding and infection.

    eye lid surgery complication

    Swelling and subcutaneous bleeding

    After eyelid surgery, bruising but resolves quickly. When sutures are used they can be removed in the surgeon’s office three to five days after the intervention

    More persistent complications after blepharoplasty include bleeding and swelling, delayed healing, drooping, asymmetry, double vision, and dry eye.

    Swelling and scarring from lid surgery

    Swelling and scarring

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