These are both rare complications and can be prevented with a good examination and surgical technique What is eyelid surgery? An upper eyelid blepharoplasty removes and contours the upper eyelid by a simple out patient procedure Dissolvable stitches in eyelid surgery At this point, in my opinion, you are not far enough out from the surgery Blepharoplasty recovery I tell my patients to rent some books on tape and just veg out for a few days