Your stitches may dissolve on their own. Or your doctor may remove them 3 to 5 days after surgery. Your eyelid may be swollen and bruised for 1 to 3 weeks after surgery. The appearance of your eye may continue to get better for 1 to 3 months.
How long should eyelid sutures stay in?
If dissolvable sutures (stitches) are used, they usually dissolve in about 1 week. Otherwise, sutures will be removed in 5-7 days after surgery. This is usually a painless procedure, but if you are apprehensive, take one of the pain pills before coming to the office.
How long do the results of eyelid surgery last?
How long after blepharoplasty do you see results? The final result of the blepharoplasty is usually seen after approximately 6 weeks, at this stage only very minor swelling may still be visible as the tissue around the eyes adjusts post surgery. Your eyes will appear rejuvenated and refreshed at this point.