For all those considering eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), knowing the recovery timeline can help draw maximum benefits from the procedure. Here are a few tips to ensure a speedy recovery from blepharoplasty:
For the first few days to combat swelling, redness, soreness, and dryness, you can use your pain medications and lubricating drops.
- Avoid straining your eyes by reading, watching TV, wearing lenses, and doing computer work for the first week.
- Return to your doctor for a follow-up visit in second week. She will advise you on taking naps to reduce eye strain and continue to rest depending upon your evaluation.
- Minimize exertional activities till your swelling and redness are completely gone and your eyes feel back to normal.