Likewise, eyes that are tired, droopy, or swollen may not reflect a vibrant inner self. The earliest signs of aging are often around the eyes. You may feel that the eyes looking back at you in the mirror every morning are old and tired looking. Or maybe people are always asking you if you had a good night’s sleep because your eyes are swollen with bags. Fortunately, cosmetic surgery can give you dramatically younger eyes through eyelid lifts or blepharoplasty surgery.
One reason that eyes may seem droopy is simply due to age. As everything droops, so do the eyebrows. As the outer parts of the eyebrows droop, the skin of the upper eyelids will look saggy, as if you had developed extra skin that was not there several years before. Trimming this “extra” skin can improve that droopy look.
The other reason for “tired eyes” is because of droopy eyelid fat. This fat is held back by a thin wall of fibrous tissue called the orbital septum, which sags over time. The fat, held firmly back by this wall in youth, can bulge with age, giving you “baggy” upper and lower eyelids. Eyelid lifts trim this extra fat and tighten the wall, restoring a youthful contour.