How do you fix droopy eyelids?

Why a laser eye lift is better than eye cream

With significantly less recovery time and less risk of complications than ever before, modern eyelid surgery may rejuvenate the eyelids and erase weary eyes, bags under the eyes, eye hoods, dark circles, and eye wrinkles. The new laser eyelid surgery is quicker, leaves less bruising, and leaves the eyelids unchanged after the procedure. It would be equivalent to placing aspirin on top of your head to treat a headache to expect an eye cream to erase eye bags.
Another innovation is the use of the laser for eyelid surgery, which eliminates the need for a visible incision on the lower eyelid. The name of the new procedure, “transconjunctival blepharoplasty,” comes from the fact that the cut for the lower eyelid surgery is made on the inside of the eyelid, so there is no scar and the shape of the eyelids stays the same.

What Can Be Achieved With Contemporary Laser Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty?

Eye Hoods and Tired Eyes: As we age, our top eyelids grow loose skin and the tissue covering the eyelashes descends. Dermatochalasis is the medical term for what is also referred to as sleepy eyes or eye hoods. With the use of a laser, the loose skin is removed during the new laser blepharoplasty procedure, giving the eyes a bright, awake, and youthful appearance.

Transconjunctival blepharoplasty, often known as removing bags under the eyes or puffy eyes, involves making a tiny laser incision on the inside of the eyelid through the pink tissue known as the conjunctiva. The advantages of performing eyelid surgery through the conjunctiva are:
No eyelid incision is noticeable.
The lower eyelid is weakened by standard blepharoplasty by an exterior incision because the eyelid shape is unaltered. The eyelid’s outside corner turns down, giving the appearance of sorrowful eyes or hound dogs. Modern transconjunctival eyelid surgery does not weaken the support of the eyelids, so the beautiful lower eyelid shape is kept.
Remove Dark Circles Under the Eyes: Dark circles under the eyes can also be removed with the new transconjunctival laser blepharoplasty. The lower eyelid skin is held or tethered to the eye socket bone by a structure known as the arcus marginalis, which results in the black circle under the eye. A small amount of the fat is taken out of the protruding eyelid that is generating the bag or puff under the eye and reinserted into the eye to fill in the dark circle. This revolutionary eyelid surgery technology has changed the way dark circles under the eyes are taken care of.
Crow’s feet and eyelid wrinkles can be removed using new fractional laser resurfacing procedures, which require a third less downtime than conventional laser resurfacing methods and use gentler lasers. After the laser has smoothed the skin, Botox(TM) is utilized to relax the muscles that contribute to crow’s feet and eyelid creases.
What Advantages Do Tissue Conservation Blepharoplasty Procedures Offer?
After eyelid surgery, there won’t be any hollow eyes. Older excisional blepharoplasty methods, which removed skin and fat, frequently left the eyes looking hollow and drooped at the corners. This issue has been solved by the novel transconjunctival tissue sparing blepharoplasty technique.
No change in the contour of the eyelids— Older blepharoplasty techniques that removed skin shortened the eyelid and reduced the support for the eyelid. The outcome was a dejected expression.
Increasing the sagging cheek’s volume: As we get older, our cheek around the lower eyelid sinks in because of lower cheek fat and skin sagging. By moving fat from the eyelid into this depression instead of taking it away, the lower eyelid and upper cheek are made fuller and younger.
What Is the Recovery Time?
Even while many patients do not experience bruises when the laser is utilized, the only recovery is the time it takes for swelling and bruising to go away, which typically takes a week to ten days. Less bruising results from laser surgery because the laser closes blood arteries during the operation.
For the first several days, it’s crucial to sleep with your head raised. This aids in reducing edema. Exercise and heavy lifting should be avoided in the first week after surgery since they may cause postoperative hemorrhage.
By day four, most people are prepared for eye makeup, and after one or two days, many people feel at ease wearing sunglasses in public.
When seeking eyelid rejuvenation, who should I consult?
I advise a board-certified plastic surgeon with expertise in laser surgery and eyelid rejuvenation. Few plastic surgeons are familiar with laser transconjunctival blepharoplasty with tissue preservation and fat grafting or repositioning because it is a relatively new operation.
The laser procedure is being used by even fewer plastic surgeons.
You’ll need to complete your homework. Do a search for fat grafting or fat repositioning and laser transconjunctival blepharoplasty.
Consult at least two surgeons, and request to examine images of the newest technique’s success. Inquire how many of these procedures they have completed, then assess their response.
Transconjunctival and laser blepharoplasty methods used now that preserve tissue are a substantial improvement over methods used just two or three years ago. Today, it is feasible to have lovely eyelid rejuvenation with a short recovery and a post-operatively regular eyelid shape. It is possible to treat eyelid wrinkles, crow’s feet, eye hoods, bags under the eyes, swollen eyes, and crow’s feet with a minimal amount of recovery time and little to no visible aftereffects.

 

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