How can I get rid of the loose wrinkly skin under my eyes? (Photo)
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Loose skin lower lids
Loose Skin Under The Eyes Is Often a Difficult Problem
Loose skin under eyes
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In my opinion, Juvederm is not an ideal lower eyelid filler.
I do not think that you should have a CO2 laser resurfacing. This is really not an ideal method of firming the lower eyelid skin. In my opinion, I would start by having the excess filler removed.
Hope this information is helpful.
Loose skin in lower eyelid
Proper evaluation of each individual patient is required before a specific treatment modality can be recommended. Some patients could benefit from skin excision, while other’s could get an undesirable result from that. Some patients require a skin resurfacing with Laser, while others could get some pigmentary or other healing issues. In your particular case, with your prior history, most likely you could be a candidate for CO2 laser resurfacing of your lower lids. Make sure you seek out an experienced blepharoplasty surgeon that could properly evaluate and treat you.
You've tried a bunch of stuff...
'Loose wrinkly skin' on lower eyes, what to do?
-Botox stops the muscles from moving, so when you smile or animate your face, the area under the eyes does not appear 'wrinkly'.
-Juvederm or other fillers are great to fill in the transition area where the eyelid skin becomes cheek skin, camouflaging the 'bags' and makes the eyes appear less tired.
- You mentioned your had a lower bleph (lower eyelid procedures), I assume they removed some of the protruding fat under the eyes, this further makes the eyes appear less tired.
- The best option for the 'crepey' skin is to perform some kind of resurfacing procedure, what that does is remove part of the top layer of skin- the epidermis- and stimulates it to regenerate with newer tighter, less crepey appearing skin. The deeper you go with the resurfacing, the better the results. I usually perform a CO2 laser resurfacing of the lower eyelids for the best results. I do tell my patients that there is about a week of downtime, with some peeling of skin, like with a sun burn, but the results are wonderful.
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