Under eye bags are characterized by puffiness and mild swelling under the eyes. In addition, the under eye area might have a hollow appearance thanks to the loss of volume in the area. Under eye bags are a common occurrence as a person gets older. Thanks to the aging process, the tissues around the eyes start to weaken and this can include some of the muscles that support the eyelids. In addition, normal amounts of fat that work to support the eyes can move into the lower eyelids and this can cause a puffy look to the area under the eyes. While under-eye bags are not considered to be a serious or severe medical condition, they can make a person look older or tired because of the swelling and puffiness. Thankfully, there a number of surgical and non-surgical options available to patients looking to reduce or eliminate the appearance of under-eye bags.
Cosmetic Town TV recently took an in-depth look at the different techniques and methods available to patients looking to address the issue of under eye bags:
Some of the most popular options to teat under eye bags include:
The cost of any of the above treatments depends on the amount of work that needs to be performed, the treatment chosen by the doctor, the area of the country where it is performed and any fees charged by the doctor or the facility. In general, the prices are as follows:
Each of the treatments listed above results in a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance for the patient.
Patients that have under eye fillers might see some swelling and bruising after the fillers are injected. The swelling will diminish after a few days and bruising can last anywhere from one to two weeks. The results of hyaluronic acid fillers can last up to one year and patients can have a follow-up treatment to help maintain the results.
Blepharoplasty patients will see some bruising and swelling for about 7-10 days after the surgery. The final results are considered to be permanent.
Not all of the fat that is transferred will survive the process. There might be some redness and swelling for a few days. The results of fat transfer to the under eye area is permanent.
Patients that want to address the issue of under eye bags should schedule a consultation appointment with a board-certified doctor that is experienced in treating the issue. The doctor can examine the patient to determine the extent of the under eye bags as well as discuss the desired final results. Once the doctor has all of the necessary information, the doctor will be able to make an expert and informed decision about the best treatment option to achieve the desired results when it comes to treating the under eye bags.