Reduce/get rid of under eye dark circles, eyelid wrinkles, eyelid skin excess and improve a generally tired look. - surgically or non surgically
The eye area is important in contact between individuals in day to day life. The area around the eyes conveys information on general health and impressions regarding individual health, fatigue, interest, and emotion. Attractive eyes are characterized by long eyelashes and absence of dark circles, lax skin and wrinkles. Dark circles are a common cosmetic concern and a host of other maladies can affect the skin here. The skin around the eyes can be treated with combinations of cream programs, peels, lasers, Botox and fillers and plastic surgery procedures as and when required.
Dark circles can run in families. With increasing age, the skin becomes thinner with loss of fat and collagen. This creates a hollow and the blood vessels become prominent and visible. Rubbing the eyes, allergies, eczema, anemia, stress, and sun exposure can add to the problem.
Various treatment modalities help in combination to reduce dark circles.
Frown lines, smile lines which appear around the eyes while frowning and smiling are effectively treated by Botox, which needs to be repeated every 4-6 months for maintenance. The lines present at rest can be alleviated by laser procedures, fillers and surgery.
Yellow deposits which appear on the upper and lower eyelids are called Xanthalesma and are fatty deposits. They can occasionally be associated with altered blood cholesterol levels. They are effectively treated with chemical applications, radiosurgery or a surgical removal.
With age and sometimes with weight loss, there is a depression/groove which develops below the eyes. This gives a sunken look to the eyes. Fillers - temporary, permanent or fat, when injected in this area fill the groove restoring a youthful look.
There are a variety of plastic surgical procedures which help rejuvenate the periocular skin
Routine care of the skin helps to prevent further damage. A good sunscreen needs to be used every 3-4 daylight hours. Moisturizers help to improve the skin and reduce pigmentation. Rest appropriately and correct any visual defects. Retinol based creams may be advised for continual treatment.