Best solutions for puffiness/bags under eyes when smiling and thick skin on upper eye lids (35, F)? (Photo)
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Best solutions for puffiness/bags under eyes when smiling and thick skin on upper eye lids (35, F)?
At this time you are not a very good surgical candidate. I might try creams with hydroquinones and Belotero Balance HA filler injections..//
Wow, your eyes look great!
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You do not need a blepharoplasty at this point!
You have minimal signs of aging in your eyelids, and you look more like an "after" picture for most people! You could put a little botox into the muscle under the lashes if that roll of muscle bothers you when you smile. You might also want to put a small amount of filler into your tear trough.
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Thank you for your question. The photos you shared show evidence of Obicularis Oculi Muscle Hypertrophy or enlargement when you smile. That's the roll under your lashes. It can be treated with botox injections quite effectively. Your case is a bit more difficult because your lower eyelid position is already lower than normal showing poor lid support (the white of your eyes are showing above your lower lid margin). This could be an artifact of the photography so a physical examination would be needed to fully assess your situation. Best wishes.
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