The skin around the eyes is super thin – in fact, it’s the thinnest skin on the face. Years of environmental damage and wrinkling can deplete the thickness of the skin, making the eyes look worn.
“The skin here looks like crepe paper – very thin with fine gathers”. Although genetics also play a role, patients with eczema often have frizzy skin around their eyes, even if they are younger, due to chronic inflammation and dryness. Once the skin around your eyes starts to look like crepe, it can negatively affect your overall appearance.
The extent to which your skin lightens will determine the best treatment. Some dermatologists and plastic surgeons prefer a one- or two-punch method that involves first smoothing the skin with a series of chemical peels around the eyes or fractional CO2 laser treatments on the eyelids (you will be put under anesthesia for feel nothing), but allow a few days of rest to fully recover at home), which stimulates collagen to help thicken the skin.
Then, once the skin has started to soften and increase in thickness, Botox and / or a load of hyaluronic acid can be injected into the small lines around your eyes to help them. minimize.