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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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This peel worked well on those deep wrinkles in the skin of her lower eyelids, which was thicker than most people's lower eyelid skin.  Don't even think of trying to correct those wrinkles by pulling skin out of the lower lids.  She already has a low lower eyelid position.  Removing skin would have compounded the problem of low-positioned eyelids, and still would not have improved the wrinkles.


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Questioner: Swollen nose 9 months post-op?
Hello. I had a nose surgery back in June 2014 and, though I was told it takes up to a year or more for the swell to dissolve, I'm starting to worry about it. I had a problem with my nose's tip (it was too big & out of proportion with the rest of my face) but it's still not small enough, although it's been a long time since the surgery. Plus, the tip is very hard & feels numb when I touch it. Is this natural?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Need bigger photos, at different angles
Hi,
While it's true that it takes about a year for almost all of the swelling to go down, it's also true that if you are to receive a great result, you probably should be closer to that result by now. With a great result on the way, you wouldn't be worried about the tip getting smaller at 9 months; rather, the last three months would see just the very tiniest of swelling resolve to give more finesse to the result.

It's sometimes possible for a surgeon to give a patient an idea of what might be going on based just on photographs, but we would need photos that are much larger, and taken from different angles, to get a better evaluation. We'd need to see more details of the nose. Hope that helps some.

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