CROWS FEET CONCERNS
TREATMENT OPTIONS AND COMMON QUESTIONS TO DOCTOR
Wrinkles around eyes?
BEST FOR: if excess of fat (over 3 cm)
COST: from $150
DOWNTIME:none till 3 days (rare bruising)
Crows feet are wrinkles around eyes. Most commonly on a high mimic muscles areas. Round muscles around eyes cause repetitive folding of the skin, which also becomes thinner and less elastic with age.
Injections of muscle relaxant makes the wrinkles softened or disappear within few days, but final result is in 2 weeks.
Lasts: research demonstrated 3-6 months, but it depends on how quickly patient’s muscle regenerates after the injection. Intense sport, Vit B and other factors shorten longevity.
Excess skin around eyes?
BEST FOR: excess skin causing wrinkles
COST: from $1000
DOWNTIME: 2 days of swelling, then minor unnoticeable for 2 weeks
As we age, we have too much skin in the face as well small fat deposits, scars, possible migrated fillers etc. Skin and under skin structures can be tightened and minimized with either surgery (facelift) or Radiofrequency Injections. Radiofrequency injections are deep, doctor’s only procedure (it’s not beautician massage with radiofrequency or superficial microneedling) – it is a proper medical procedure of deep, permanent removal of excessive tissues on the face.
Best areas are lower face (jowls and double chin), nasolabial folds bulk and eyelids (hoody or eyebags)
BEST FOR: deficient tissue – sunken eye
COST: from $600
DOWNTIME: none, lunchtime procedure, but bruising possible
Bone around eyes provides support for soft tissues of eyelids and eyebrows. When orbits’ bone resorbes (shrinks) with age, eyelids and eyebrows drop down. Dermal filler restoration of the orbital bone will provide tension,lifting of the area around eyes and lifting up excess skin . Result lasts approximately 1 year.
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