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2 month ago I had a face lift and hours after surgery

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2 month ago I had a face lift and hours after surgery something happened. My right eye got swollen and I ended up having a horrible hematoma on that side. Got from red to black to purple to,Blue to greenish. After all this time Most of the swelling got down but I still have some weird coloríng In all tha area. Like a bruised shadow. Will I ever get to normal by itself or I should do something about it?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 11 months ago.

This is likely to go on its own. This coloring is likely due to pigmentation of the skin because of hematoma. The hemosiderin pigment penetrates the skin and that may take sometimes 3-4 months to go away.

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