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Update post eyelid gold weight surgery complications

Complications of Gold Weight SurgeryApologies to people following my blog because I haven’t updated it until now.  Things got really hairy just after my last post and I ended up having to have the gold weight removed.  You can see in the image on the left (taken 22 February 2011) that things got worse and I ended up with alien eye!  I have never felt such horrendous discomfort in my life!  It seems however that I was just one of the unlucky ones and I had an allergic reaction to the gold.  I have talked to many people who absolutely LOVE their gold weight so please don’t let this put you off trying the surgery.  Continue reading

Complications with Gold Weight in Eyelid

Well today has been eventful.  Since Saturday my eye has got progressively worse, it went from droopy eyelid to virtually closed-up eyelid and then to Karen “no see” eye!!!  I am 7 weeks post gold weight eyelid surgery and up until now the eyelid was droopy but not swollen.  Suddenly I find myself not able to drive and only able to type on my laptop because I can look “down” at the keyboard.  I managed to get an appointment to see the duty doctor at the hospital and was promptly taken in for the routine eye test to which I objected!  Continue reading