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... What can be done for hooded eyelids (7 replies)
Hooded Eye Lids
Oct 4, 2006
... Hi! I just read your post with interest! I too have thyroid disease, for the past 30+ years, 11 years ago I had a U/L bleph due to puffy U/L lids with some starting bagginess underneath. Then, I did not connect it with TD. Now, (I'm 55) I'm finding it coming back AGAIN! just in the past year. I know it's from the thyroid. My eyes seem to be bulging somewhat as well. I... (6 replies)
Hooded Eye Lids
Oct 1, 2006
... Hello, Carol. Yes, I had hooded eyelids as well as large puffy bags under my eyes. I have wanted to have the surgery since 1998. ... (6 replies)

... You can see a ophthalmologist or a eyelid plastic surgeon. It depends if the muscles of your eyelids are causing the drooping or just the skin is overlapping the eyelid. ... (7 replies)
... My eyelids were almost completely covered by excess skin. I didn't realize my vision was partially affected. I would raise my eyebrows alot to open my eyes up. ... (7 replies)
... I know that if the drooping/hooding is interfering with one's field of vision, then insurance can consider it being covered. It depends on the insurance company if they are willing to cover it as well. (7 replies)
... Oops sorry Gingertea, I didn't answer. I didn't really have headaches. I just hated the way I couldn't see my lids anymore and putting liner on wasn't easy any more. I was surprised to find out how much my lids blocked my vision as it was a gradual process. The surgery took an hour. I spend another hour in recovery. I looked creepy because of the stitches. It hurt no... (7 replies)
... I didn't expect to have the insurance cover the surgery. I went to an ophthalmic plastic surgeon to get an idea of what the cost would be. She did tests to see my field of vision. My vision was affected without me realizing it. My left eye drooped alot more than my right eye. I had a tendency to raise my eyebrows which lifted the fat off my lids. She took pictures and... (7 replies)
... There is a very simple procedure (forgot medical name) where they cut out part of the eyelid so that it doesn't droop down. Mine were so bad I think they were over my eye lashes!! It can be done in the PS's office with just some numbing. Mine were done while I also had a tummy tuck so I was not awake. Afterwards, I just kept ice packs on them and there was never really any... (7 replies)
... r, OK. I expect it to sucumb to gravity over time, however. There was numbness for a few weeks, but it went away. Don't really have any pictures to share. My hooded eyelids are much more open and my brows are back in place. I look younger. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you so much for posting on this Green Eyes. I can not afford it right now, but it is something I really would love to have done. Where did the Dr put the stitches when they lifted the lower and then upper lids? Is there any visible scars? How much time did you take off from work? Did you feel like it took about 10 years off the way you look? I do not really have any... (7 replies)
... I had both the upper and lower eyelids lifted. My upper eyelids were very hooded and had no crease. I had bags underneath my lower eyelids. ... (7 replies)
... to 2 weeks, depending on how well you follow your doctor's instructions. My doctor used dissolving stitches, so they didn't have to be removed. I had very hooded upper eyelids and no crease at all, and bags underneath. Now I have a small crease and NO BAGS UNDERNEATH! ... (5 replies)

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