Can hooded eyelids be corrected? Yes, hooded eyelids—when excess skin sags and folds down from below the brow bone—can be corrected with a surgical procedure known as a blepharoplasty. The procedure removes excess skin and fat and tightens the muscles and tissue of the eyelid.
Are hooded eyes and droopy eyes the same? Although some hooded eyes may appear to be droopy, it does not mean that they are actually droopy. Hooded eyes are a genetic trait, whereas droopy eyes are something that occurs as we age as a result of lost elasticity in the upper part of the skin above the eye.
Are hooded eyes droopy? Often, hooded eyes are confused with droopy eyes. But in reality, hooded eyes are a natural shape of the eyes with more significant creases and prominent brow bones. Patients with hooded eyes often want to fix them for cosmetic reasons. Only in a few severe cases hooded eyelids interfere with vision.
How do I stop my hooded eyes from drooping?
- Botox injections: These injections go into the outer edge of the eyebrow and can lift it slightly.
- Dermal fillers: These are skin-plumping injections that smooth out wrinkles.
- Laser therapy: This technique removes the top layers of skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles.