Aging of the eyes is frequently noted before other signs of facial aging. Treatment of the upper eyelid could be a simple skin excision performed under local anesthetics or it might require fat removal, fat grafting, or muscle repair depending on the etiology of the problem.
“Puffiness” of the lower eyelids is another common reason for seeking plastic surgery. This could be due to excessive fat accumulation under the skin, or laxity of the ligaments and herniation of the fat as a result of aging which in turn stretches the overlying skin and muscle. Learn More →