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4 Benefits of Eyelid Procedures to Rejuvenate Your Appearance

4 Benefits of Eyelid Procedures to Rejuvenate Your Appearance

Droopy, sagging, hooded eyelids can dramatically age you, making you look worn out regardless of your actual energy level. Fortunately, eyelid procedures can help, and at Advanced Eye Center in Hialeah, Florida, Rodrigo Belalcazar MD, PLLC, offers both surgical and nonsurgical options to help restore your lids and your appearance. 

Here, learn four benefits of having your droopy lids gently lifted.

1. Get rid of under-eye bags

Under-eye bags can dramatically change your appearance, making your eyes look tired and worn and causing your entire face to appear heavy and older. While temporary puffiness can be caused by allergies, age-related under-eye bags form as fatty tissue collects below your lower lids, pulling your skin down and making your eyes look puffy.

Lower eyelid surgery eliminates under-eye bags by removing fat deposits and excess skin, restoring a smoother, more youthful look. For less dramatic bags, Dr. Belalcazar can use nonsurgical Plexr®, a state-of-the-art treatment that relies on bursts of plasma energy to tighten your skin and smooth out the under-eye area.

2. Elevate droopy lids

So-called “bedroom eyes” might look sexy when you’re young, but eventually, those drooping lids will catch up with you, making you look perpetually tired, disinterested, and — yes — older. 

Droopy lids occur when age-related changes weaken the muscles that support your lids, allowing them to drift downward. Drooping upper lids can also look “hooded,” another effect that can add years to your appearance.

Upper eyelid surgery addresses the root causes of droopy, hooded lids, getting rid of extra skin and repositioning underlying muscles so your lids stay elevated in their normal position. For hooded lids, Plexr® can be an especially good choice, tightening extra skin without incisions or surgery.

3. Reduce vision and eye problems

Some types of upper lid drooping are a cosmetic issue. But if drooping is severe, it can obstruct your vision, too, especially your peripheral vision. By restoring the normal position of your eyelid muscles and the surrounding tissues, upper eyelid blepharoplasty improves your vision as well as your appearance.

Drooping lids can also increase your risk of eye problems, particularly if your lash line is affected or if drooping lower lids expose a lot of your eye surface. Some lid issues increase your risks of infection and uncomfortable dry eye syndrome.

4. Boost your self-confidence

Finally, eyelid procedures improve your confidence by helping eliminate one of the most common signs of aging. By repositioning drooping, sagging lids, you help your entire face appear more youthful and alert. For severely drooping lids that obstruct your vision, eyelid surgery improves your quality of life, too.

Don’t let sagging, drooping lids make you look tired and older. To learn how eyelid procedures can restore your youthful eyes, call 305-707-6011 or book an appointment online with Dr. Belalcazar today.

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