With age a layer of fat around our eyes begins to diminish, which leave our eyes looking hollow, sunken, and bony.
This process starts as early as mid 30ís and continues to worsen with age. In these cases, removing fat would make the eyes look
even more sunken and hollow. Therefore, fillers such as Restylane can be used to fill the tear troughs of the lower lids as well
as the hollows along the upper eyelid region. This is an in-office procedure and typically takes 10 minutes and is virtually painless.
Until recently, this component of facial aging was overlooked. We are now realizing what a major contribution volume makes to looking
younger, healthier and more energetic. The results can be dramatic. They leave the eyes looking significantly more refreshed and less
tired-appearing. Often this can be combined with Botox, which be used to lift the eyebrows and significantly reduce the appearance of
wrinkles in the crows fee and along the lower eyelid region. Learn more about the non-surgical
When the volume loss is more substantial and includes the cheeks and upper face, fat transfer is a preferable treatment.
When done well by an experienced facial fat transplant surgeon, the face returns to its more youthful contour and shape. The results
can be very dramatic yet natural appearing and subtle. The major advantage is that the results are permanent. The procedure is done in
the office setting under local anesthesia. Recovery takes 1-2 weeks in most cases. Learn more about the
non-surgical eyelid rejuvenation
If you are ready to schedule an appointment with facial plastic surgeon Dr. Karam for eyelid rejuvenation or blepharoplasty
in San Diego California call us at 858-259-3223 today.