I'm 17 but my Eyes Look Like I'm 40+, What Can Be Done About Them? (photo)

I have tired looking eyes, they droop every single day, I dont feel tired, my eyes just look like this. I also have a really narrow forehead with temple hollows which is probably making my eyes appear hollow from the side I am prepared to go through any surgical procedure, although none of the ones i've found match my needs (i dont have black eye bags) The sides of my eyes are hollow as you can see. I think they are too large. I've tried lifting them up with my finger but they still look tired

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I'm 17 but my Eyes Look Like I'm 40+, What Can Be Done About Them?

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    I would not offer any surgery at the present time as the pictures do not show an aged appearance.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

Aged eyes...

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You do not have that... your eyes look completely normal and I would never recommend a procedure under these circumstances.  Why do you think your eyes look old?  If you can figure that out, you may realize that surgery may not be the answer.

No reason to operate on these lids.

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Some younger patients have significant fat herniation and excess skin that would benefit from an aesthetic blepharoplasty. From the photograph this is not the case. I think surgery should be eschewed.

Aging eyes

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Your eyes are normal and do not look like your 40+. You have not found a surgical procedure that matches your needs because there isn't one. You complain about the side view but failed to include a side view photo.

I hope you realize that this format of posting questions and receiving answers lacks the face to face direct communication required for you to make an informed decision regarding your surgery.

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Aaron Stone, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon

Tired looking eyes

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From the pictures you provided, I think your eyes look fine and not tired.  It's possible that on an in person exam that things could look different.  I don't see any indication for any treatment at present.  

Michael I. Echavez, MD
San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

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