If your eye bags don’t go away — even with eye creams, natural remedies and plenty of sleep — then you may want to look into non surgical eye bag removal Singapore treatments.
Surgical vs. Non-Invasive Eye Bag Removal
Surgical eye bag removal (also called lower lid blepharoplasty) can permanently remove eyebags, sagging and wrinkles under your eyes. Some people may even opt to combine this with other surgeries like facelift, brow lift, or upper eyelid lift for even more dramatic results.
However, like all surgeries, there are risks. These include bleeding, infection, necrosis (or death of fat tissue under the eye), and infection. In some cases, there may be vision loss or double vision.
But in most cases, eye bag removal surgery is a success — especially if you go to an experienced surgeon. Nevertheless, it is a huge decision (with some considerable costs). If you’re not ready to go under the knife, you can look at non-invasive treatments.
There are many non-invasive eye bag removal treatments in Singapore. These treatments aren’t permanent (you may need touch-ups every few months), but there is less risk and less downtime. The initial cost is lower, but you do have to consider that you will need several sessions or follow-up visits down the road. It depends on how severe your eye bags are, and what you want to achieve.
This is one of the most popular non surgical eye bag removal options in Singapore.
Fillers can fill out the hollows under the eyes, fill in fine lines, and add volume and lift. Since fillers come in different formulas and consistencies, so your doctor will choose which ones are best for the area you want to treat and the result you want.
The session itself takes less than an hour, and you can go home right after. Expect some swelling and bruising, which subsides after 2 or 3 days. During that time, you’ll probably want to stay home and avoid heavy activity.
It’s very important to choose the right doctor, “Understanding the exact relationship of facial bones to ligaments to muscles to facial fat pads is very important in understanding where fillers should be placed to give the most natural results. In addition, a mastery of anatomy is important to avoid severe side effects, such as injecting filler into a large blood vessel,” says Dr. Jennifer Herrmann, MD.
Botox, Dysport and Xeomin are three FDA-approved neurotoxins that help control muscle contractions (and the lines that appear) during our facial expressions.
These injectibles are often used to minimize crow’s feet, the furrows between our brows. It can be used to treat eye bags (although the FDA hasn’t approved it for the undereye area).
However, in one study, women who received Botox injections in the lower eyelids found that their eyes looked firmer and smoother, with less bagginess and wrinkles. That’s because the injections can “plump” up the area.
In some cases, doctors will use a combination of Botox and fillers to treat severe eyebags. For a natural look, they may also inject the cheeks — just to make the face look balanced.
Laser Eye Bag Removal
Laser blepharoplasty helps minimize the appearance of eye bags by breaking down the fat deposits that cause that area to “bulge”. The laser also tightens the skin on the eyelids, for a firmer and smoother undereye area.
This non invasive eye bag removal treatment does involve very small incisions, but these are made with a fine laser rather than a scalpel. The heat cauterizes or seals the blood vessels, so there’s less bleeding and swelling than traditional blepharoplasty. Healing time usually takes about a week (compared to the 3-4 weeks for eye bag removal surgery).
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