About to turn 44 and wondering if I need upper eyelid surgery and wrinkled under eyes (Photo)
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Upper eye bleph
Eyelid Surgery at 44?
So the best way to assess your eyes and lids are with you staring directly forward in to the camera with a neutral gaze, ie not any expression.We can then assess your lid symmetry and your lash and lid position. Having said that, from the pictures you have sent, you do have some upper lid skin laxity. This can be addressed in 2 main ways, with volumisation of the upper outer orbital margin (a small blob of filler) or as you say, an upper lid skin only blepharoplasty. The lower lid laxity is a natural. It is the thinnest skin in the mid face and as such inevitable wrinkles more easily than cheek skin. Think of a silk shirt rather than a denim shirt. It is normal and also not very easy to fix. keep your lower lid skin well hydrated. Otherwise, surgery peels, or lasers are possible but are not indicated simple for slightly tissue paper like lower lid skin. Hope that helps. Adam Goodwin
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Yes, I believe you will benefit from upper eyelid belpharoplasty
You would benefit from upper eyelid blepharoplasty with fractionated CO2 resurfacing. But I would love to see better photos of you. We need a photo of your eyes looking directly in the camera. the upper and lower eyelid skin seems slightly thinned and I believe with doing resurfacing of both upper and lower eyelids, your eyelid skin will look so much younger.
Upper lid blepharoplasty
Thanks for the question.Assuming you do not pluck your eyebrows, the brow seems to be in a good position. The upper eyelids have early signs of aging. An upper blepharoplasty could help smooth out the surface. However it should be a conservative blepharoplasty. An aggressive blepharoplasty with central fat pad manipulation may make you look worse and hollowed out. The lower eyelids look good. It is hard to say without seeing a full face shot. However fillers in the cheek area often treat the earliest signs of lower eyelid and cheek aging.
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