May 10th, 2016
Frequent contraction of facial muscles due to common expressions like smiling, frowning, and furrowing of the brows can cause the resulting lines to remain even after the expressions themselves have stopped. This, in turn, can lend to a tired, severe, or aged appearance. Botox is a very mild form of neurotoxin that, after injection, will temporarily block nerve impulses to the muscles responsible, loosening the pull on the attached skin and softening the lines.
Because of the way Botox works, it makes it an ideal treatment of conditions like:
When considering Botox as a remedy for these conditions, it is important to understand that Botox is a temporary treatment and will need to be repeated every three to four months to maintain your results.
For all the things Botox is excellent at treating, unfortunately, eyelid bags isn't one of them. That said, I do have other injectable options for the treatment of eyelid bags that will yield excellent results with little to no downtime.
The most common surgical treatment of this condition involves an outpatient surgery known as blepharoplasty, in which the excess skin and fat causing the puffiness in your lower eyelids is removed, but there may be other options available to you, depending on your situation. If you're ready to be rid of those under-eye bags, we're sure we can find a solution that's right for you - call us today to schedule your Knoxville Plastic Surgery consultation.
Frustrated by under-eye puffiness that won't go away? Eyelid bags treatment expert Dr. Jason Hall can help. Call us at (865) 973-9500 for your consultation today.