What are puffy eyes?

Swelling of the eye, also referred to as periorbital puffiness, is due to excess fluid (edema) in the connective tissues around your eye, most commonly the eyelids. Puffy eyes occur for many reasons, including inherited facial features, allergies, stress, eye fatigue and individual skin characteristics, such as texture.

Tear Troughs can often be mistaken for puffy eyes. Tear troughs are the groove that sits between your lower eyelid and your cheeks. They create a hollow at the junction between the lower eyelid and the cheek. In many cases, tear troughs are genetic rather than a result of ageing, and often arise in your early twenties.

We have a range of surgical and non-surgical procedures that can reduce puffy eyes. If you are interested in treatment options, we recommend that you book a complimentary consultation which allows us to assess your concern and recommend the best treatment options for you.

Surgical

Eyelid Surgery

This procedure is called blepharoplasty and there are two main methods of reducing lower eyelid bagginess and loose skin.

The first method is via the inside of the eyelids and for

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