The eyes are an important feature on your face, and they’re also very susceptible to the signs of aging. Many people find that their eyes don’t look as youthful as they used to, but they’re not sure if surgery is the answer.
If the problem is just superficial fine lines, a good skin care product or Botox may be able to help. But in some cases, blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is the best solution.
Problem: Eyelashes Touch Your Skin
Do you find that your eyelashes appear to be fighting for space above your eyes? Perhaps you end up with mascara smears under your eyebrows, or your lashes get pushed down by the skin. If this is the case, it may not be a problem with your eyelashes, but rather with drooping or sagging skin in the eyelid area.
This is a very common problem that is easily corrected with a properly done eyelid lift, also known as a blepharoplasty.
Problem: Eyes Look Hooded or Tired
Youthful eyes look wide and alert, but when the skin starts to age, eyes appear tired, hooded, or even angry. This issue may be addressed with an eyelid lift or brow lift, or a combination of these two procedures.
Problem: Puffiness Even After Rest
It’s normal for eyes to look a little swollen or puffy if you haven’t gotten enough sleep. But if the upper and lower eyelids appear puffy on a daily basis, eyelid surgery can significantly improve their appearance.
Problem: Bags Under or Over the Eyes
The dreaded “eye bags” are an unfortunate result of sagging skin that’s lost some of its elasticity and collagen. An eyelid lift can remove excess skin and gently tighten the upper and lower eyelids. If you only have bags under the eyes, then only a lower eyelid lift is needed, and vice versa.
Amazing Results with Blepharoplasty
Not only will eyelid surgery minimize or eliminate many of these common signs of aging, but it will make you look more awake and refreshed without significantly changing what your face looks like. To ensure you get natural, beautiful results that bring out your best, consult with a skilled, double board certified facial plastic surgeon.
If you’re wondering whether you need surgery or a non-invasive treatment, start by having a discussion with an expert plastic surgeon who specializes in facial aesthetics. Contact the office of Dr. Michel Siegel today!