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How can I reduce under eye bags?
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Dr. Gary Solomonm
Surgery - Plastics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Blepharoplasty
Eye lid surgery.

In brief: Blepharoplasty
Eye lid surgery.
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
good answer. but if you a leaning toward something less invasive you could start with over the counter products. Wishing you'all the best.
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Lid Surgery vs. Fill
Depending on the lid anatomy and where in the aging process you are, you might benefit from fat reduction blepharoplasty (an outpatient procedure).
This procedure can be combined with (or in certain cases replaced by) a camouflage filler treatment in the "tear trough" (the indentation between the lid and the upper cheek). Some will also benefit from a combined laser resurfacing over the lower lid.

In brief: Lid Surgery vs. Fill
Depending on the lid anatomy and where in the aging process you are, you might benefit from fat reduction blepharoplasty (an outpatient procedure).
This procedure can be combined with (or in certain cases replaced by) a camouflage filler treatment in the "tear trough" (the indentation between the lid and the upper cheek). Some will also benefit from a combined laser resurfacing over the lower lid.
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
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Dr. Jason Hall
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Surgery vs Filler
For most young patients, eyelid surgery for lower lid bags is "going squirrel hunting with an elephant gun".
Too much for too little. Usually, either a filler such as juvederm can be injected as a temporary (12-18 month) fix with excellent results. Using your own fat to do this is a second way to treat this with a needle, but the results are, essentially, permanent.

In brief: Surgery vs Filler
For most young patients, eyelid surgery for lower lid bags is "going squirrel hunting with an elephant gun".
Too much for too little. Usually, either a filler such as juvederm can be injected as a temporary (12-18 month) fix with excellent results. Using your own fat to do this is a second way to treat this with a needle, but the results are, essentially, permanent.
Dr. Jason Hall
Dr. Jason Hall
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Eyelid surgery
"bags under the eyes" can be caused by excess or displaced fat or perhaps lax eyelid skin.
Blepharoplasty surgery is designed to recontour or remove some of the excess fat. The lax skin may be treated with a laser or chemical peel or perhaps with some conservative skin removal. See a qualified eyelid surgeon to see what is best for you.

In brief: Eyelid surgery
"bags under the eyes" can be caused by excess or displaced fat or perhaps lax eyelid skin.
Blepharoplasty surgery is designed to recontour or remove some of the excess fat. The lax skin may be treated with a laser or chemical peel or perhaps with some conservative skin removal. See a qualified eyelid surgeon to see what is best for you.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Charles Garramone
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Multiple ways
As we age, the tissue that holds the normal fat which surrounds our eyes starts to weaken and then bulges outward causing these types of "eye bags".
Most of the time surgery is necessary to fully correct this, but there are many over the counter eye creams or anti-puffiness creams which work really well.

In brief: Multiple ways
As we age, the tissue that holds the normal fat which surrounds our eyes starts to weaken and then bulges outward causing these types of "eye bags".
Most of the time surgery is necessary to fully correct this, but there are many over the counter eye creams or anti-puffiness creams which work really well.
Dr. Charles Garramone
Dr. Charles Garramone
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Bad Eyelid Bags
Traditionally this is treated by removal of the fat pads that bulge out from the orbit causing the bags to appear. More recently, concerns with excessive fat removal causing hollowness or gaunt appearance has led many surgeons to advocate fat preservation with correction of the "tear trough" below the bags with fat flaps or fat grafts or cheel lifts.
"non-surgical" techniques use injected fillers.

In brief: Bad Eyelid Bags
Traditionally this is treated by removal of the fat pads that bulge out from the orbit causing the bags to appear. More recently, concerns with excessive fat removal causing hollowness or gaunt appearance has led many surgeons to advocate fat preservation with correction of the "tear trough" below the bags with fat flaps or fat grafts or cheel lifts.
"non-surgical" techniques use injected fillers.
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Marc Yune
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: Transconj bleph
Bags under the eyes are an inherited condition where orbital fat herniates creating a baggy look and a shadow effect below it casted by overhead lighting (our normal setting).
Facial plastic surgeons treat this with a technique called transconjunctival lower bleapharoplasty. Excess fat is removed via an internal eyelid incision. Marc yune, md www.Aestheticspecialtycentre.Com.

In brief: Transconj bleph
Bags under the eyes are an inherited condition where orbital fat herniates creating a baggy look and a shadow effect below it casted by overhead lighting (our normal setting).
Facial plastic surgeons treat this with a technique called transconjunctival lower bleapharoplasty. Excess fat is removed via an internal eyelid incision. Marc yune, md www.Aestheticspecialtycentre.Com.
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Dr. Darab Hormozi
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Blepharoplasty
People with bags under eyelids are genetically predisposed.
These are fat pockets and are independent from your weight. When surgically removed they do not come back. In younger patients, an internal incision (transconjunctival) is used to remove the bags. If there is alot of skin stretching and wrinkling, the a combined internal and external approach is used.

In brief: Blepharoplasty
People with bags under eyelids are genetically predisposed.
These are fat pockets and are independent from your weight. When surgically removed they do not come back. In younger patients, an internal incision (transconjunctival) is used to remove the bags. If there is alot of skin stretching and wrinkling, the a combined internal and external approach is used.
Dr. Darab Hormozi
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Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Yes
The "bags" in the eyelids is a result of loss of elasticity plus weaking and stretching of a small fibrous band (septum) which permits the bulges to show due to pressure of intraorbital fat.
Swelling is most in am, but as we age the fullness becomes a constant feature. Reduction of some periorbital fat, along with a bit of skin is the usual treatement.

In brief: Yes
The "bags" in the eyelids is a result of loss of elasticity plus weaking and stretching of a small fibrous band (septum) which permits the bulges to show due to pressure of intraorbital fat.
Swelling is most in am, but as we age the fullness becomes a constant feature. Reduction of some periorbital fat, along with a bit of skin is the usual treatement.
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
Dr. Robert W. Alexander
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Dr. Roger Brill
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Cosmetic Surgery
Cosmetic eyelid surgery called blepharoplasty is one way to remove under eye bulges.
The bags are sometimes due to fat pads under the eyes that grow as we age and can become quite large. The surgery is often done as an out patient procedure and takes less than two hours. The lower eyelids are often combined with the upper eyelid surgery to remove excess skin and hooding of the eyelids.

In brief: Cosmetic Surgery
Cosmetic eyelid surgery called blepharoplasty is one way to remove under eye bulges.
The bags are sometimes due to fat pads under the eyes that grow as we age and can become quite large. The surgery is often done as an out patient procedure and takes less than two hours. The lower eyelids are often combined with the upper eyelid surgery to remove excess skin and hooding of the eyelids.
Dr. Roger Brill
Dr. Roger Brill
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Dr. Alan Chen
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Blepharoplasty
Depending on the severely of the lower eyelid bags, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) is the best way to treat.

In brief: Blepharoplasty
Depending on the severely of the lower eyelid bags, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) is the best way to treat.
Dr. Alan Chen
Dr. Alan Chen
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