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
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.
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