Pain after surgery is not usually an issue for most patients. You may experience a degree of discomfort in the first few days which will improve each day after that.
Temporary swelling and bruising around your eyes is typical at first and peaks after 2 or 3 days. Most swelling and bruising should disappear within one week. Some subtle swelling and bruising may persist for up to 2 weeks.
It is not uncommon for your eyes to feel a bit sticky and crusty, especially in the mornings when you wake up. This usually settles by 1 week.
Bruising and swelling of the eyelids may last 1-2 weeks.
Your eyes may water for several weeks.
Scars take a variable amount of time to settle. In some cases, redness may persist for several months.