They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, and it’s hard to argue with that, considering that the eyes are indeed our first and main point of contact with other human beings. It’s not surprising, then, considering that the skin around the eyes is one of the first areas to show signs of aging, that eye rejuvenation treatments have grown so popular.
Here are 4 eye rejuvenation treatments that work to create a noticeable improvement in the volume, texture, and clarity of the skin around the eyes:
Brow Lift Surgery
With age, our eyebrows tend to droop, and in some cases, our upper lids can even obstruct vision. To counteract the heavy sensation felt on the eyelids, we often raise our eyebrows, but this creates horizontal creases on the forehead. Brow lifts are designed to treat the eyebrows, forehead, and the eyelids, dependent on the needs of the patient, and there are two main methods. The coronal brow lift is a simple procedure that uses an ear to ear incision, while an endoscopic brow lift, commonly considered less invasive, requires a series of small “buttonhole” sized incisions: the brow is set into place using a camera and dissolving sutures. Dr. Egozi will help you determine which method is best-suited to your needs.
Eyelid surgery is also performed to treat brow drooping, also known as ptosis. Excess skin, fat, and brow drooping causes the upper eyelids to appear full, which can create a tired, run down, and even cross appearance. Eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty eliminates or shifts the fat, muscle, and skin around the upper eyelid to create a more firm, flattering, and youthful look. Blepharoplasty can also treat sagging or swollen lower lids. Upper and lower eyelid surgery are often performed simultaneously for best results. Laser resurfacing may also be included in your treatment to tighten the surrounding skin.
Soft Tissue Fillers
Under eye circles and puffiness can easily create a dull, tired, aged appearance. The good news? Hyaluronic acid in the form of Restylane, Juvéderm and other soft tissue or dermal fillers, can now be nonsurgically injected into the tear trough (the crescent-shaped under eye area) to lend a refreshing boost to the appearance of your under eyes. Soft tissue filler injections in this area work to improve wrinkles and thinning under eye skin which leads to sagging, and can reduce bulging under eye fat and tear trough depression for an all-around more youthful look!
One of the most popular short-term methods for treating wrinkles is Botox. It temporarily disrupts the body’s release of acetylcholine, which causes the formation of facial wrinkles. The forehead, brow, and wrinkled areas on the side of the eyes (AKA crow’s feet) are the most commonly treated areas. Botox can alleviate close to 80% of wrinkles for 3-4 months, after which time follow-up treatments can be performed, depending on your needs.
Have questions about eye rejuvenation treatments in Clearwater, Florida? Contact Egozi Plastic Surgery Center today to schedule a consultation and learn more about your options!