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4 Benefits of Cosmetic Eye Surgery

Collagen is a protein in your skin that gives it strength and elasticity. Youthful skin has lots of collagen, but your skin composition changes throughout life. As you get older, collagen production decreases and skin gets more delicate.

The skin around your eyes is particularly susceptible to the changes that come with age. Fine lines and wrinkles, along with sagging skin, can make you look older, hinder your confidence, and even compromise your vision.

At Suburban Eye Clinic, Phillip Wu, MD, and our team bring the latest in cosmetic eye surgery to our patients. If you’re bothered by puffy, drooping, aging eyes, it’s time to learn more about the benefits of cosmetic laser surgery with Cynosure®.

1. Minimized lines and wrinkles

Eye procedures are some of the most popular cosmetic surgeries, because they treat some of the earliest signs of aging: lines and wrinkles around the eyes. Delicate skin around eyes leads to crow’s-feet and creases that can impact your confidence.

Cosmetic surgery at Suburban Eye Clinic uses targeted laser energy to tighten skin and minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Smoother skin means makeup goes on better, and you’ll have a younger-looking complexion. 

2. Alert, refreshed eyes

Aging contributes to lines and wrinkles around the eyes, but the delicate skin that forms those lines and the excessive fat beneath it can also create a puffy look. Puffiness and bags around your eyes can make you look older than you feel inside, but cosmetic eye surgery can help.

Cosmetic laser surgery tightens skin and removes excess fat to eliminate puffiness. Treatment can give your eyes a refreshed, alert appearance, and less noticeable bags help take years off your face.

3. Improved vision

Severely drooping skin has the power to affect your vision. Excess skin can block peripheral vision and make performing certain everyday activities, like driving, a challenge. If upper eyelids sag down too far, they can block your field of vision from above.

Cosmetic laser surgery removes excess fat and skin to lift eyelids and reveal your eyes. Eliminating that excess skin enhances your visual field so you can see from side to side easily again.

4. Faster recovery time

Traditional cosmetic eye surgery can tighten skin and minimize lines and wrinkles, but it often requires more invasive methods and longer recovery than cosmetic laser surgery. Dr. Wu and our team use the most advanced Cynosure laser system because it only requires a small incision.

Smaller incisions mean less scar tissue, less noticeable scarring, and faster recovery when compared to more traditional methods. You also enjoy less postoperative pain, while still getting great cosmetic results.

Don’t settle for tired, old-looking eyes. Find out what customized cosmetic eye surgery at Suburban Eye Clinic could do for you. Call our Evanston, Illinois, office at 847-424-1100 or request an appointment online.

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