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What Does a Lower Blepharoplasty Do for Your Skin?

No other part of your face gives away your age quite the way your eyes do. Crow’s feet, laugh lines, wrinkles, sagging under-eye skin, and unsightly dark circles are all signs of how the aging process might be affecting you.

Sometimes, these issues have less to do with advancing age and more to do with lifestyle choices, an unhealthy diet, lack of sleep, a poor skin care routine, and genetics.

As one of Austin’s most highly sought-after oculoplastic surgeons, Dr. Malena Amato offers lower eyelid blepharoplasty to rejuvenate her patients’ appearance and restore self-confidence. Her compassion and commitment to patient safety and care have made blepharoplasty a safe and accessible cosmetic procedure for her patients.

The Effects of Aging on the Lower Eyelids

As our skin ages, it loses its natural production of collagen and elastin, which can contribute to sagging, wrinkles, and dark circles under the eyes. Fat deposits can shift over time and settle directly underneath your eye, making that area of your face appear sunken, dreary, and perpetually tired.

Here are just a few of the most noticeable signs of aging that appear around your eyes:

  • Puffy, hollow groves
  • Dark circles
  • Under-eye bags
  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Sagging skin
  • Tired looking eyes

All of these conditions can be corrected with a lower blepharoplasty procedure. The procedure is typically performed on an outpatient basis.

Complications are uncommon and depend on the method of procedure used. Some patients often opt to undergo both an upper and lower eyelid surgery at the same time. While this can prolong the operating time, it can also create a more comprehensive appearance to the facial features, requiring a single recovery.

What A Lower Blepharoplasty Can Do For Your Skin

Generally speaking, people will tend to make assumptions of how old, tired, or healthy you are simply by the appearance of your eyes. In some cases, premature signs of aging around the eyes result from the aging process, but genetics and poor lifestyle choices can also play a significant role.

The skin underneath the eyes is the thinnest, the most sensitive, and susceptible to irreparable damage. It also becomes darker, stretched, creased, and begins sagging, making you appear older than you are or feel.

A lower blepharoplasty will remove, tighten, and restore the skin underneath the eyes to its youthful radiance, helping you feel and look healthy, refreshed, and younger.

Lower Blepharoplasty in Austin, TX

If you have stubborn eye bags, tired-looking eyes, or dark circles, regardless of how much sleep you get or how many topical products you use, it may be time for a lower blepharoplasty. A lower eyelid lift is the perfect way to reduce and firm sagging under-eye skin that is impossible to conceal with makeup.

To learn more about a lower blepharoplasty eyelid lift and what it can do for you to restore the youthful appearance of your eyes, call our office at (512) 501-1010 or fill out our online form to schedule your personalized consultation with Dr. Amato today.