What is the alternative to blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery is a cosmetic procedure used to treat sagging eyelids, slumped eyebrows, and wrinkles around the eyes. Due to aging, our skin loses its elasticity and strength that causes drastic changes in our appearance. We look tired and grumpy all the time. However, this problem can be solved by getting eyelid surgery. It removes the sagging skin and restores the youthful appearance of your face. Both upper and lower eyelids can be corrected with blepharoplasty. But as it is an invasive procedure, people look for non-surgical alternatives. 

Here we will discuss some non-surgical alternatives to blepharoplasty so that you have more treatment options to correct your aging eyes. 

Possible Alternatives to Blepharoplasty 

Blepharoplasty in Dubai is hands down the most effective solution for severely drooping eyes. But if you are suffering from mild aging signs, you can opt for non-surgical alternatives to blepharoplasty. Although the results will not be as dramatic as that of eyelid surgery, you will get the desired shape of eyes without any downtime.

Mentioned below are some commonly known substitutes for blepharoplasty. 

Botox

You might have heard about Botox, an injectable material used to remove frown lines, wrinkles, and smile lines. It can be used as an alternative to blepharoplasty as well. Botox injections can act as a preventive measure and reduce the visibility of wrinkles and other aging signs on the face. Many cosmetic surgeons use Botox to enhance the appearance of eyes and remove crows’ feet. The results of Botox are temporary and last for only 3 to 4 months. You will require repeated treatment sessions to maintain the effects. 

Ultherapy 

Another treatment that can be used as non-surgical blepharoplasty in Dubai is known as Ultherapy. It is a non-invasive treatment that uses ultrasound energy to tighten the skin. During the treatment, the ultrasound energy is directed to the skin that regenerates the collagen and improves the facial tone. As a result, you get firm and tightened skin. You can undergo ultherapy to get rid of sagging eyelids and wrinkles around the eyes. It will lift your eyebrows without any surgery or downtime. The results of ultherapy are milder than blepharoplasty and last for almost 1 to 2 years. 

Skin Resurfacing 

Skin resurfacing treatment has also gained massive popularity in recent times. Its innovative technology effectively treats fine lines and wrinkles. In addition to this, it can also firm up the loose skin. Therefore, the skin resurfacing technique can also be used in place of ultherapy. 

The technology of skin resurfacing is used in a variety of non-surgical treatments like 

  • Laser skin resurfacing 

  • Microdermabrasion 

  • Chemical peels 

  • Microneedling 

  • Intense pulse light (IPL)

When used around the eyes, skin resurfacing softens all the wrinkles, fine lines, and folds. The procedure is performed under local anesthesia and minimal downtime is associated with the procedure. 

Injectable Fillers 

Just like Botox, injectable fillers can also be used to treat droopy eyelids and aging eyes. When injected around the eyes, injectable fillers lift the sagging eyebrow and fill in the hollows beneath the lower eyelid. They offer you a youthful facial appearance in the simplest way possible. You do not feel any pain or go under the knife to open up your eye area. 

Take Away 

Several alternatives to blepharoplasty are available for patients who want a non-surgical method to correct their droopy eyes. However, which treatment is suitable for you? Only an expert cosmetic surgeon can tell you that. Consult with a professional before choosing the procedure so that you can get the desired results without any negligence on your part.

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