In the before picture, her pupils are just barely visible. The
after picture shows a more normal upper eyelid position, with the upper eyelids
cutting through the iris, well above the level of the pupil.
In some people, the upper eyelid position is too low because the muscle that
holds the eyelid up is damaged. In this patient's case, the muscle
was fine, it was just too taxed by the weight of excess skin it had to hold up.
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Rhinoplasty gone wrong? Nostrils not even
Help, I had surgery on the 18th of May. Right away I noticed my nostrils were not even. When I went back to my doc the following day after surgury and addressed this with him he said my nostrils were probably uneven before the surgery, which is not the case. What should I do? What do you think ? I am panicking because it is now the 20th and although I know my nose is still swollen I don't believe my nostrils will change. What do you think?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Go back to your doctor again.
Asymmetric swelling can cause visible asymmetries that go away if it's truly only the swelling that's asymmetric.
But you're only a couple days after surgery! Your doctor is the one who knows what happened during surgery, and you're kind of stuck with him for support right now. Call him again for another evaluation/pep talk.
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