What can be done about puffiness or hollowness under the eyes?
Chronic under eye puffiness is often the result of genetic factors and cannot be corrected through the use of creams or cosmetic products. In these situations, lower eyelid surgery is generally performed to permanently reduce the look of under eye bags.
Eyes that appear "sunken" or hollow are frequently the result of facial volume loss, which occurs with aging or weight loss. A fat transfer can help to restore fullness to the under eye area for a more youthful appearance and may even reduce dark circles in some cases.
How can I improve the look of forehead creases?
Sometimes, our doctors perform a variation on brow lift surgery that elevates the brows 45 degrees, thereby widening the distance between the brows, restoring the brow arch, and minimizing creases between the eyebrows and on the forehead.
Will my insurance cover eyelid surgery?
Some people may experience vision problems due to "hooding" of the upper eyelid. Cosmetic Surgery Institute can help correct this problem by removing excess skin and tissue and then tightening the upper eyelid to create a firmer contour. After eyelid surgery, our patients often experience a better range of vision with less obstruction. They comment on their improved night vision and driving skills, overall decrease in tension headaches, and increased energy levels, all secondary to de-bulking of the upper eyelids. The good news is that eyelid surgery for patients with functional concerns specified in a visual field exam from an optometrist will, in most circumstances, be paid for at least partially by health insurance plans.
If I'm not ready for surgery, what nonsurgical options are available?
Cosmetic Surgery Institute also offers several injectable treatments to rejuvenate your appearance without surgery, including BOTOX® Cosmetic, facial fillers, and laser skin resurfacing. These treatments are also effective after your surgery and can help maintain or improve your results.