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Is There Anyway of Reducing Eyelid Folds Without Surgery?


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Is There Anyway of Reducing Eyelid Folds Without Surgery?

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If referring to upper eyelid folds, you mean excess upper eyelid skin, then the only way to reduce those are with surgery.  Laser resurfacing can help with minor upper eyelid wrinkles.  If you want to create a more defined eyelid crease you can do sutures without cutting any skin.  Do not do Thermage on your upper eyelids.

Ramtin Kassir, MD Facial Plastic Surgeon NY, NJ

New York Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Non-surgical eyelid rejuvenation

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If the folds you are referring to is some minor skin excess, then laser resurfacing or chemical peeling would be excellent ways to improve those areas. If it is a volume problem, then injectable fillers are an option to fill in those areas as well. I hope this information helps.

Jacksonville Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Eyelid folds

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Although surgery is the defintive way to remove excess eyelid skin, there are good nonsurgical options depending on the severity of the problem and the underlying cause.
If there is volume loss of the upper lid and brow or the area we call the tear trough restylane is an excellent product to address this.
Active muscles about the eye can contribute to downward position of the brow and worsening of the crow's feet. this can be addressed with botox.
If the skin is crepey and thin, resurfacing with a fractional CO2 laser is an excellent solution which yields beatiful resutls.

Seek out a board certified plastic surgeon to help udnerstand which of these options will be best for you.

Good luck.

Web reference: http://drrobkessler.com

Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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Options for Eyelid Folds

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The eyes are the windows to the soul. All too often, however, they seem to reveal exhaustion. The very delicate skin around the eyes tends to get crepey and puffy due to fatigue and stress. An effective non-surgical option that might benefit you is Thermage®, which can tighten the skin around the eyes. The new and improved Thermage® is a virtually painless, non-invasive (no incision!) treatment that can tighten skin and stimulate your body to make healthier collagen—the building block that provides structure to your skin. Fast and easy, Thermage® requires no downtime from normal activities.

Eyelid surgery has become one of my most popular procedures. If excess upper eyelid skin is hooding the eye and needs to be eliminated, an incision is made in the crease at the top of the lid and excess fat and skin are removed. The incisions are closed and sutured on the underside of the skin. If under eye puffiness and dark circles need to be eliminated, an incision is made along the lower lashes that will be almost invisible when it heals. Next, the fat below is either removed or redistributed and the saggy and crepey excess skin is then pulled up and cut off. The incisions is closed with tiny sutures, which are removed in four to six days
 

New York Plastic Surgeon
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Improvement without surgery

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The most effective way to improve the eyelids without surgery would be laser resurfacing. It can be repeated until you are satisfied, it may take several treatments and cost more in the end than surgery would but you would avoid surgery.  

Arlington Plastic Surgeon
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Reducing Eyelid Folds Without Surgery

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Maybe but the results are unpredictable. Surgery under local anesthesia still the best way. Why are you so concerned??? From MIAMI Dr. Darryl J. Blinski, 305 598 0091

Miami Plastic Surgeon
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Fraxel repair for Reducing Excess Eyelid Skin Without Surgery

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Hi Brit,

The best non-surgical treatment to reduce eyelid folds is with fractionated CO2 laser (Fraxel repair, Deep FX).  The treatment is very safe and effective and can be repeated until you are satisfied.  I treated Brittish journalist Kate Spicer on her BBC special "Super Botox Me" nearly three years ago.  You can see the treatment at the below web reference.  The December 2010 issue of Allure magazine (page 130) also discusses Fraxel repair for the treatment of eyelid skin.  Good luck and be well.

Dr. P 

Web reference: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5_x3jjRZI0

Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Eyelid fold correction without surgery

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Surgery is the best way to improve the eyelid folds and is long lasting.  Fillers and Botox may be used to modify this area somewhat but it is temporary.

 

Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Nonsurgical eyelid solutions

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The answer depends on what the folds are due to.  If folds are due to volume loss, then injectable fillers can be used.  If it is due to underlying muscle action, then botox can be used.  If they are due to poor skin elasticity, then skin resurfacing with chemical peel or laser can be used.  These are all nonsurgical options.

Dr Taban

Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Blepharoplasty surgery or no surgery?

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If you are looking at permanent results, then surgery, Blepharoplasty, is the way to go. If your issue is excess skin over the eyes then yes surgery is warranted. Botox injections above the eyebrows can give you some "lift" of the brows but will not address the excess skin. Blepharoplasty is an easy surgery that can performed under local anesthesia or IV sedation (also called twilight sedation) . The recovery is about a week with some bruising and some swelling. 

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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