The 3 most effective treatments for eye bags are dermal filler injections, INDIBA PROIONIC RF treatment and cosmetic lower eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty).
GEM Clinic offers dermal filler in treating eye bags issue. The hyaluronic acid fillers will add volume beneath the skin below the eyes, as well as triggering the production of fresh collagen and elastin.
This is because as you age, the reserves of natural hyaluronic acid in your body break down but these dermal fillers provide a suitable replacement. It will reduce not only eye bags and dark circles, but also wrinkles and fine lines around the eye area. Only a small amount is needed to make a noticeable difference to the eye area.
Besides, GEM Clinic also uses a unique patented proionic radio-frequency treatment, INDIBA eye bags reduction to shape and lose fat under eyelids to produce fresher and brighter eyes without eye bags. The treatment is indicated for fat reduction and skin tightening.
The treatment works by enhancing body metabolic pathways triggered using the proionic radio-frequency thus resulting in fat reduction without disrupting normal cell physiology. The radio-frequency also improves oxygen flow by stimulating micro-blood circulation and stimulates the production of collagen and elastin that are important for the skin.
GEM Clinic also performs lower blepharoplasty (eye bags removal surgery), which is a straightforward procedure of removing fat deposits under the eyelids so that eyes appear fresher and brighter. Each procedure is unique and depends on the client itself. Sometimes, the procedure is paired with a complementary treatment to achieve better and long-lasting results.
Dermal filler procedure usually takes up to 15-20 minutes, by only one session you can see the result instantly!
For INDIBA eye bags reduction , the treatment duration normally takes around 20 minutes. For best results, a series of 6 to 10 sessions 2 times a week is recommended during the initial treatment stage. Thereafter, 1 session per month is recommended for maintenance.
For surgical process, it is varies depending on patient’s condition. Normally, client who ops for surgical treatment only needs 1 session.
Eye bags surgery actually last longer than any other non-invasive procedure. It may count up to 10 years!
INDIBA eye bags reduction and Fillers are a great option for those who do not have excessively large fat pouches and for those who wish to avoid surgery. Often, the results of a well-done filler treatment are as good as blepharoplastic surgery, they may last up to 9-18 months.
For clients who choose filler procedure, no downtime is present. They can proceed with their daily routine even after the procedure. There may be slight redness or swelling but symptoms will subside within a week and is easily concealable with cosmetic products.
For INDIBA eye bags reduction, during the treatment, it is normal to experience some heat. Overall, the treatment is relaxing and the sensation is like that of having a massage. Individuals can see visible results from the first treatment with zero down time. Individuals can proceed with their normal activities after treatment and it is safe for all skin types.
Most patients resume the majority of normal activities one week after eye bag surgery. Full recovery usually takes four to six weeks and depends on your body’s natural healing pace and how closely you adhere to the doctor’s post-surgery instructions.
For dermal filler they are usually safe and without significant complication as Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in our body. The doctor will advise you on uncommon risk in detailed during consultation.
- Avoid drinking alcohol or strenuous exercise, as it may result in additional bruising.
- Until the swelling and redness have resolved, avoid intense heat in the treated area(s). This includes sunbathing, tanning, saunas, hot tubs, or hot wax. Also avoid extreme cold such as skiing or other winter sports.
- Minimize movement of the treated area(s). However, if there is a visible bump, you can massage the area.
- Sunscreen can be applied, and the area can be gently washed with a gentle cleanser.
For INDIBA eye bags reduction, within the first 24 hours after the treatment, increased body warmth may be felt. This is a good sign as it means that the body's metabolism has increased. It is recommended to drink more water (to flush out the toxins) and avoid the consumption of caffeine based beverage such as coffee and alcohol. Please refrain from visiting the sauna after the therapy for at least 24 hours.
Puffy eyes due to hypertrophy under-eyelid muscles known as orbicularis oculi can be improved with Botox.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Platelets that rich in more than 30 types of growth factors are used to stimulate the skin cells to generate new tissue and self-repair
- Wearing sunscreen around your eye area
- Increase water intake, limit alcohol intake
- Get adequate sleep
- Use under-eye patch treatment or cold compress to depuff eye bags
- Reduce salt intake
- Use natural remedies like essential oils to combat allergies
- Do facial exercises
- Remove makeup before bed
- Get more collagen into your diet
Eye Bags Surgery
Lasts 9 – 18 months
Lasts many years
Little to no downtime
1 - 3 weeks downtime
Best for bags caused by hollowing
Best for bags caused by bulging fat
Less expensive than surgery per treatment
More costly than filler, but potential savings over several years