signs of aging around eyes

TREATMENTS FOR THE SIGNS OF AGING AROUND EYES

They’re the windows into the soul.  They’re one of the first things people notice about us. You can tell exactly what an individual’s really believing and thinking about by looking into her or his eyes.

What are your own eyes broadcasting to everyone around you? The skin around the eyes is thinner and more fragile than the skin on the rest of the face as well as other regions of the human body. That means it is more vulnerable to the symptoms of aging, from the crepey skin into crinkly lines at the eye region. Many people today develop dark circles hollows and many others wind up with bloated bags under their eyes.  It happens to everyone, these signs of aging around eyes are inevitable.

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Regardless of signs of aging around eyes, you are dealing with currently, there is a cosmetic treatment or procedure which will help to minimize and possibly reverse it. Your choices range from surgery to non-surgical injections. Some at-home care may also help lessen the signs of aging around eyes.

EYELID SURGERY

If you frequently get told you that you seem exhausted, blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, may be an alternative for you. Eyelid surgery can eliminate droopy, extra skin on the upper lids and will help remove puffiness or bags in the reduced eye area. Whether you’ve got the operation on either upper or lower lids is dependent upon what you require and what you would like to escape the operation.

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An eyebrow lift is generally a fast process, requiring approximately an hour into an hour-and-a-half to finish. You will probably get either local anesthesia or of general anesthesia during the procedure, depending on whether you are doing upper or lower eyelids.  Recovery following the operation is pretty brief, and you may be back in the office in a few days to a week.

BOTOX

Botox isn’t just for 11’s lines or vertical forehead lines. Injections can also be used to diminish the appearance of crow’s feet, which are the wrinkles that appear from smiling or squinting at the corners of the eyes.

Crow’s feet gets its name because they look just like small birds’ feet in the corners of their eyes. Lowering the volume you squint or transfer your eyes might help prevent the lines from forming, however, for a lot of patients, changing this behavior is not very effective. Botox helps to lessen the look of lines made by muscle moves by temporarily blocking the nerve signals that achieve those muscles.

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You will still have the ability to open and shut your eyes and create facial expressions following Botox. Nevertheless, the subtle movements which give rise to crow’s feet will probably be obstructed, and so the lines will probably fade away or diminish a couple of days following the injection. Normally, the results last 3-4 months, before the Botox wears off. If you like the results, you are able to get repeat injections to maintain your crow’s feet from returning.

TEAR TROUGH UNDER EYE INJECTIONS

As you get older, you lose volume and collagen in the face. For many patients, a reduction of volume in the under eye area could produce a hollow-eyed appearance or create dark circles more noticeable. Replenishing the volume loss in the under eye area can help decrease the look of dark circles and also make the eyes seem less hollow.

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One approach to restore lost volume would be to use an injectable filler.  There are a few choices in regards to the type of filler which may decrease dark circles and hollowness. Fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane are made from hyaluronic acid while some others, like Sculptra, are produced from a synthetic substance, polylactic acid. Which injection is best for you depends upon a range of factors, such as how long you would like the results to continue. Your Santa Barbara plastic surgeon will be able to help you opt for the most suitable choice for your requirements.

EYE CREAM

Though particular cosmetic treatments may be helpful in regards to reducing or diminishing the signs of aging around eyes, do not dismiss the value of an ounce of prevention. Employing eye lotion in your home can keep the skin around your eyes moisturized. Based on the components that they contain, a few eye lotions can help decrease wrinkles or simply help to whiten the epidermis, so that dark circles are somewhat less notable.

SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION TODAY

Need help deciding which treatment for signs of aging around eyes is ideal for you? Talk to a board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Sheffield in Santa Barbara, California.  Dr. Sheffield specializes in eyelid and facial rejuvenation and will help you determine whether surgery or another cosmetic treatment is ideal for you. To schedule your appointment, telephone 805-318.3280 today.

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