Augenlidstraffung or eyelid firming is a solution to baggy eyelids, one that can have impressive results. With this method patients turn back time with five years or more.
There are several reasons for this condition and we are more or less guilty for their apparition. For example, smokers or those who spend too much time in the sun, those who follow a hazy diet or those who lead a tiresome way of life (deprived of sleep, for example) are more prone to have hooded eyelids.
There are several anatomical basis and characteristics that in time lead to the formation of hooded eyelids and it is of uttermost importance to understand the things that trigger their apparition before applying any augenlidstraffung or eyelid streamlining treatment. For different anatomic problems, different treatments must be applied.
Eyelid fluid– the condition can be identified easily because it is most prominent in the morning when the region that surrounds the eyes is swollen.
Orbital fat prolapse– appears when the orbital fat protrudes due to the weakening of the septum.
Tear trough depression– appears when the subcutaneous fat is lost, and is combined with thinning of the skin and related to the bony structure of the patient’s face.