If you have a problem of droopy eyelids and wrinkled, sagging skin around your eyes, due to which you have started looking aged, both injections as well as restorative surgical options can help you in making your eyes look youthful again.
Droopy eyelids are a common problem associated with aging because, due to age, elasticity of skin is lost and skin starts drooping all over. However, this sagging of skin is more prominent around the eyes.
Best cosmetic surgeon like Dr Naveen Somia says that treatment of droopy eyelids is focused on the specific anatomical change that has caused the problem. While droopy eyelids normally cause purely cosmetic problems in people, sometimes they can cause vision issues too.
Age-related Changes that Cause Sags, Circles and Bags
Dr Somia reveals several factors that bring about the undesirable appearance of the area surrounding your eyes when you age:
Ø Surplus skin that causes bags and wrinkles under your eyes
Ø Deposition of fatty tissue that causes the lower and upper eyelids to look puffy
Ø Periorbital hollows that appear as dark circles around the eyes
Ø Muscle that opens the eye becomes weak
Ø Tear trough indentations become more obvious as you age
Women and even men in increasing numbers are seeking cosmetic solutions to fix drooping skin around eyes. Doctors classify the solutions for rectifying these issues into surgical and non-surgical approaches.
Non-surgical Options to Rectify Droopy Eyelids
Injections that contain botulinum toxins and hyaluronic acid fillers can help tighten sagging skin and make wrinkled skin smooth.
It should be remembered that these products act in totally different ways to rectify eyelid issues related to aging. Botulinum toxin works to weaken muscles in the crow’s feet area surrounding the eyes and thereby gives your eyes a more youthful look when you smile.
On the other hand, injectable fillers offer extra volume to fill the deeper crevices on cheeks and the area around lower eyelids.
Fillers often improve the hollowness that can occur beneath the bag in the eyelid. However, it’s not perfect and sometimes can leave the area slightly bluish or grey. Both these products have their advantages and disadvantages. But they do serve well to offer a more youthful look.
Doctors recommend using both these products as they address different issues, thereby further improving the overall appearance.
Surgery Acts Deeper to Revive the Eyes
Droopy eyelid surgeries are designed for treating structural problems around the eyelids, not only cosmetic issues, like deeper crevices because of aging.
Droopy eyelid fix in Bondi Junction by Dr Naveen Somia and other procedures can remove surplus skin and fat, reposition fat and tighten the skin.
After a careful evaluation of patient’s anatomy and expectations, doctors choose between the different procedures.
If a patient has surplus skin, a small amount of it can be removed by the surgeon in the lower lids. However, it’s important to understand that removing skin doesn’t actually treat the basic problem of laxity and bags under the eyes. Only a part of the problem is treated by skin removal.
Patients who expect a more dramatic result from the surgery will have to undergo a deeper restructuring that corrects the problem of surplus fat and bags.
Old-time surgeries involved only removing excess fat because of which the under-eye bag improved, but the hollow area formed beneath the bag didn’t improve. Fat removal can help eliminating the tired look and adds a more alert look, but doesn’t always offer a rejuvenating effect.
For the hollow formed beneath the eye bags, oculoplastic surgeons relocate the fat instead of removing it fully. Taking excess fat from one area and relocating it treats both the problems – bag and hollow.
Actually this procedure treats hollows and dark circles better than hyaluronic acid fillers.
This information can help you decide which treatment to undergo depending on your mental status and condition, and you will have a more youthful look soon.