Hi, I am 20 years old and I have had bags for the past 2-3 years. I don't think they are that severe, but I do have slightly puffy undereye lids (hereditary), which makes them look worse. I am not sure if I want to go through with any surgical procedures. I would like to know what other options are out there. I see fine lines starting to form, especially when I smile Although no one has said I looked more than 5 years older than my age, my bags under my eyes sometimes make me feel very insecure.
Help with Undereye Bags? (Photos)
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Eyelid surgery vs. Restylane filler - Los Angeles
Hollowness and under eye bags go hand in hand; a lower eyelid blepharoplasty is a more suitable longterm plan, but an exam is warranted. Raffy Karamanoukian Los Angeles
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Under Eye Injections
Hi Leapfrog. You are an excellent candidate for Restylane injections under the eyes. Restylane, which is a soft gel replaces volume that has been lost during the aging process, or in your case, volume that was never there because of your facial anatomy. We would use between 1 CC and 2 CC's of Restylane for you and it would last about 1 year. Check photos at the link below for results.
You don't have a bag, you have a hollow.
Under eye Restylane from a highly experienced injector will make a profound difference for you. Often these treatments last well over a year for someone your age and with your issue.
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Help with under eye bags
An examination in person would provide the most information, but it's possible that you may be a candidate for a filler, such as Restylane. This can sometimes be placed below the eye to help with the appearance.
Help With Undereye Bags
Without photos, I cannot make a recommendation. Consult with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon for an exam, to determine the treatment for your issues.
Non-surgical management of lower eyelids
Really need a photograph to understand your problem. More than likely you would be a candidate for a soft tissue filler such as Juvederm.
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