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What happens to our eyes as they age?

The eyes are a central focus of our face. They convey emotion, and communicate with others.

The orbital septum, which is a membranous sheet in the eye, can weaken, allowing the protrusion of orbital fat and creating “bags” under the eye or in the upper eyelid. The skin may develop wrinkles. The orbicularis muscle, which is the main muscle of the eyelid, may weaken and descend, in addition to the cheek fat pad. This weakening and descent of the cheek and fat herniation of the lower eyelid may create significant hollows under the eyelids or the “tear trough” deformity. These changes in the skin or fat around the eyes can produce noticeable signs of aging. This can result in a tired or aged look.

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, can produce dramatic results, rejuvenating the eyes and making you look more refreshed and rested. It is very important in blepharoplasty surgery to be conservative, since the excessive removal or skin or fat can create long term functional and aesthetic consequences.

Endoscopic – Minimally Invasive Brow Lift

Dr. Harirchian has a keen understanding of what each gender considers as ideal aesthetics for the brows. She also realizes how the brows contribute to the overall balance and beauty of the face. To address all types of concerns, Dr. Harirchian can implement a variety of surgical techniques, including a minimally invasive brow lift approach for quicker recovery and less visible scarring.

The endoscopic brow lift is a highly preferred approach that creates subtle elevation of the brows with much less trauma to the scalp. With only a few tiny incisions behind the hairline and the help of a small surgical camera, Dr. Harirchian is able to address the specific brow muscles that need to be released, lifted and repositioned for a more youthful appearance. An endoscopic brow lift can be done as an outpatient procedure. It allows for faster healing, less downtime and produces virtually imperceptible scarring. In addition, this minimally invasive approach is also known to reduce a patient’s risk for permanent scalp numbness following brow or forehead lift.

Dr Harirchian was very kind and patient with all my questions. I just got my stitches out but I am already loving the results of my upper eyelid surgery!

If you suffer from drooping brows and a wrinkled forehead due to the natural aging process, consider a brow lift from Dr. Sanaz Harirchian. A brow lift or endoscopic brow lift can give you a more awake and rejuvenated appearance for a more confident and beautiful you. Contact us today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Harirchian.

Dr. Sanaz Harirchian has either authored or reviewed and approved this content.

Sanaz Harirchian, M.D