Eyelid sagging

michelle_s_phxazAugust 29, 2006

My skin is in pretty good condition for my age (38) but my eyelids are starting to droop. Is there a cream, product, magic dust, anything that will help tighten the skin above the eyes? Below my eyes is fine, and my crow's feet are minimal, I am just starting to look tired all the time and my eyes aren't as wide as they used to be.

Thanks!

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jannie

My uncle had sagging upper eyelids. He went to a doctor,who did plastic surgery and fixed them. But it was not a cosmetic procedure,it was necessary because his sagging lids were causing vision problems. Due to this,it was fully covered by his health insurance.

    Bookmark   August 29, 2006 at 5:07PM
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michelle_s_phxaz

Thanks Jannie, but I am looking for alternatives to surgery. I wouldn't qualify for that anyway, mine is definitely more of a vanity problem than a vision one!!! Thanks though!

I have seen some eye creams out there but I don't know which would be best for helping to tighten the upper lids.

    Bookmark   August 30, 2006 at 10:46AM
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centralcacyclist

Avon has this new product for eyes. ANEW CLINICAL Eye Lift At 28.00 it's not a bargain but beats the heck out of the cost of an eyelift. I'm going to give it a try.

Here is a link that might be useful: Avon Eye Lift

    Bookmark   August 30, 2006 at 11:02AM
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debd18

I just found this board and noticed your post. I've found facial exercise to be really good for eyelids. Mine were getting droopy and crepey several years ago. I started doing exercises and it made a huge difference. My lids themselves feel thicker and stronger. It also has helped circles under my eyes and "puppet lines" between my nose and mouth and between my mouth and chin.

I researched several programs and finally bought a video from www.flexeffect.com. You can go to their website and read a lot of info about it.

I have a hard time keeping myself in the habit of doing these everyday, but when I do, I really notice a difference in my face.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2006 at 3:56PM
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Boopadaboo

I use this - I think you can get it elsewhere, but I get it from QVC. You can feel it tightening the skin as it dries. If I put on too much it really feels tight. I only use it on my eyelids, but I guess according to the description you can use it on other parts of the face too.

Item Number A97395

Principal Secret Advanced Continuous Lift Serum

QVC Price $40.00
Shipping and Handling $4.47
Save! Buy two or more and save on S & H.
Click here for S & H details.

The Advanced Continuous Lift contains vitamins A, C, and E, wheat proteins, marine collagen, and amino acids. These ingredients aid in rejuvenating damaged skin and enhance the overall tone and texture of the skin. The unique complex visibly firms the face, neck, and eye areas. Hypoallergenic and dermatologist tested.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2006 at 10:29PM
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ming001

You could get a nonsurgical lift with botox or dysport.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2012 at 2:42PM
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