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Eyelid Cosmetics
After Blepharoplasty

"I saw someone the other day with yellow on their eyelids, and it looked so fresh. So I bought some yellow eye shadow and noticed that when you mix it with water it works better. I tried it, and I looked like Big Bird."
-- Kelly Rowland

Once sutures have been removed and the swelling has begun to resolve, some patients may wish to try to camouflage any persistent post-operative discoloration. Camouflage is not recommended in the first few days after surgery while swelling and discoloration may be extreme; any result may look "different" but generally not "better".

In our experience, most patients choose not to go to any great extremes in attempting to camouflage bruising, and many of those who do report that it was "more trouble than it was worth." Some, however, love it and go all out!

not recommended
Warning: Not Recommended

Before using any sort of eyelid make up after blepharoplasty, be sure that . . .

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