Cosmetic concerns that affect the eye area can be difficult to ignore. The upper eyelids include the skin above the eyes, between the upper eyelashes and the eyebrow. Sometimes there can also be extra fat which makes the upper eyelids look puffy, especially towards the corner near the nose. Extra skin or fat in the upper eyelids can make someone look tired or sleepy, and can interfere with their makeup. The lower eyelids include the skin below the eyes, between the lower eyelashes and the upper cheek. Extra fat in the lower eyelids gives the appearance of “bags”. Extra skin in the lower eyelids makes a lot of lines. Together, the extra fat and lines in the lower eyelids can make people look “old” and tired. Patients often visit our practice because they feel frustrated that their eyelids make them look tired, angry, or old even when they are well-rested, easygoing, and feel young at heart.
Fortunately, these problems can be improved through a simple and effective outpatient procedure. Here are a few of the advantages you might be able to expect from eyelid surgery.
1. It Targets Leading Signs of Aging
The skin around your eyes is thin and delicate. For that reason, it can age faster than other parts of your face. In fact, it is prone to fine lines and wrinkles, sagging, and under-eye bags.
Eyelid surgery is designed to address these exact concerns. The procedure lifts and tightens drooping skin. It also smooths away unwanted wrinkles and removes stubborn eye bags. If your eyes look deeper or more hollow than you would prefer, eyelid surgery can help with that too.
2. It Can Help You Look Less Tired
Studies show that people interpret our emotions by observing the expressions in our eyes. However, there are times when our eyes are not sending the right message. Often, cosmetic concerns such as under-eye bags or drooping upper eyelids can be misinterpreted as a lack of sleep or an unpleasant mood. Correcting these issues allows you to look how you feel inside.
3. The Results Outlast Non-Surgical Alternatives
Similarly, these treatments do not compare in terms of longevity. With proper care, your eyelid surgery results can last for many years to come. That alone makes it a worthwhile investment.
Discover What Eyelid Surgery Can Do for You
Find out how eyelid surgery can help you achieve your unique goals. Call 410-902-9800 today to schedule a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald Schuster. We serve patients from Baltimore, Lutherville-Timonium, and the surrounding areas of Maryland.