Most patients do not experience pain after surgery. During the first few days, you may experience some discomfort, but it will get better each day.
In the first few days, you may experience swelling around your eyes and bruising. One week should be enough for most swellings and bruises to disappear. It may take up to two weeks for subtle swellings and bruises to subside.
When you wake up in the morning, your eyes may feel a bit sticky and crusty. One week usually suffices for this to settle.
One to two weeks may pass before the eyelids begin to swell and bruise.
Your eyes may water for several weeks.
The time it takes for scars to settle varies. Redness can persist for a long time in some cases.