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Benefits of a Blepharoplasty for Hooded Eyes

For many people, hooded eyes are a constant source of frustration and give an aging appearance. Whether you want to boost your self-confidence, improve your vision, or regain your youthful appearance, blepharoplasty can help you achieve your goals. 

Keep reading to learn more about what a blepharoplasty can do for hooded eyes!

Look Younger 

Sometimes, excess skin can fold down from the brow bone and cover the eyelids partially or completely, creating a hooded appearance. Hooded eyes typically become more prominent with time.

They can make the eyes look heavy, giving a worn-out look no matter how alert or energetic you feel. Tired-looking eyes can make a person look older than their age.

Blepharoplasty is a transformative procedure that can erase the look of aged skin from the eye area with lasting improvement. By removing excess skin and fat and tightening the muscles of the upper eyelids, blepharoplasty can rejuvenate the appearance of the eyes, leaving patients with a more refreshed and youthful look.

Create an Eyelid Crease

Excess skin can make the eyelid crease disappear due to too much fat and tissue weighing down the eyelids. Although droopy eyelids are part of the natural aging process, you don’t have to live with them. 

Blepharoplasty can correct heavy upper eyelids by removing or repositioning the excess fat and skin. In addition to looking more awake, addressing hooded lids restores a defined crease. 

This distinctive feature can accentuate the beauty of your eyes, making them look bigger, rounder, and more youthful.

Better Vision

Hooded eyes may worsen with age as the skin loses elasticity. Skin laxity can then create low-lying upper eyelids that may obstruct the line of sight, impairing vision. 

When peripheral or side vision is reduced, routine activities like reading and driving may become difficult. Blepharoplasty can improve overall eye function. 

The surgical procedure addresses hooded eyes by removing redundant skin from the upper eyelids, extracting excess fat, and tightening levator muscles that lift the eyelids to restore the full scope of vision.

Consequently, vision clarity is sharpened, substantially improving quality of life. 

Enhanced Self-Confidence

Over time, the thin, delicate skin surrounding the eyes undergoes various changes that can lead to an aged appearance. The once bright eyes may diminish gradually, giving way to dull, hooded eyelids that make you look older than you feel.

Signs of aging around the eyes can negatively impact overall facial aesthetics and cripple confidence. Blepharoplasty removes excess fat, skin, and tissue that obscures natural beauty and shreds away confidence, resulting in a refreshed look and youthful eye appearance.

The aesthetic improvements can have profound psychological benefits, often leading to increased confidence. If you feel self-conscious about how you look, the transformation blepharoplasty brings can be empowering.

It can positively affect personal and professional relationships and lead to higher levels of life satisfaction.

Easier Makeup Application

Patients with hooded eyes often complain that applying makeup becomes more difficult. That’s because the sagging skin causes makeup to smear. 

Through meticulous techniques to eliminate excess fat and loose skin, blepharoplasty can eliminate hooded eyes and enhance eyelid definition for a harmonious, refreshed appearance. After the blepharoplasty procedure, makeup application will be much easier and flawless, bringing out the sparkle in your eyes.

Are you interested in blepharoplasty? Schedule an appointment at Schlessinger Eye & Face in Woodbury, NY, today!

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