What is the difference between Surgical and Non-Surgical Eye Lift?
An eye lift is a blanket term that can refer to several different procedures, that can either be surgical or non-surgical. The most common non-surgical procedures are eyelid lifts and brow lifts. As you can expect, an eyelid lift refers to the treatment of the entire eyelid region while non-surgical brow lifts focus only on the eyebrows.
It's simple, a non-surgical eye lift is a procedure that enhances the appearance of your eyes giving you a 'lifted' look to your eyes without having to go under the knife. The other option is referred to as Blepharoplasty. This is a procedure where a surgeon will cut the excess skin off of the upper or lower eye area.
Precautions to be taken before surgery
It is important to remember that this is an invasive procedure that is risky and involves several medical injections and may not be right for you. Side effects like bleeding, soreness, numbness, and swelling and even dry eye syndrome from cutting to much off. Surgical eye lifts are not recommended for people who have unsuccessfully tried other wrinkle reduction treatments, pregnant and nursing women, elderly patients, or people under the age of 18. If you take certain medications like blood thinners, you could be at a higher risk and surgery may not be an option.
Looking to lift the eye area without surgery? Let’s look at the options…
The botulinum toxin injections (also known as Botox) can help lift your brow without surgery. Simply put, Botox injections block the signals in your brain that pulls the muscles in your eyebrows down. This will help smooth the skin around the forehead and could give your eyes an elevated arch. The Botox injection injections last between 3 and 4 months.
However, it is important to know that by relaxing the muscles in an attempt to lift the brow there is a risk that this can cause a heavier brow resulting in heavy hooded eyelids.
Non-Surgical Eye Lifts for Hooded Eyes & Saggy Eyelids?
For most people, saggy eyelids can be a problem that can make you look tired and aged.There are plenty of products on the market that claim to 'tighten' the skin around your eyelids and give you a sharper appearance. These products are expensive and promise results while waiting for months in hopes of seeing a difference.
Non-surgical eye lifts can also be used to address asymmetrical eyes, especially when one eyelid droops more than the other. The same non-surgical eye lift procedures can be used to make your eyes look more even and uniform. Botox procedures can also be used to treat the wrinkles in between your eyebrows, also known as glabellar lines.
A non-surgical eye lift is one of the most promising ways to enhance your appearance without dealing with the many complications of surgery. The non-surgical alternative for lifting the eye doesn’t take long and won’t leave any marks or scars like surgeries.
This non-invasive solution takes just seconds and gives you the desired results immediately. No down time and no waiting for results. This makes non-surgical eyelid and brow lifting a quick and cost-efficient alternative for anybody looking to enhance their looks and lift heavy hooded eyelid safely, easily, and instantly.
So, is there a product that can do all of this?
Yes, Contours Rx brings its revolutionary product ‘Lids by Design’ to help you in this endeavor. Contours Rx provides safe, simple, instant solutions to lift and redesign the shape of saggy eyelids for a new, brighter, more youthful appearance.
With the assurance of top-notch quality and German manufacturing, this medical grade, hypoallergenic correcting strips uses a patented design and skin like technology and is latex free, so you can find comfort in knowing that your eyes will stay bright, wide, and open!
Eyelid tape helps give your eyes more definition by supporting the excess skin that has loosened on your eyelids. It’s a simple solution that works instantlyand even though this is temporary, it’s non-invasive and a great alternative to surgery. Surgical procedures may work better for a longer result however this requires cutting the excess skin off and can be extremely expensive.