The delicate skin around the eyes Part 2

Care from the inside out

Positive thoughts and impart a twinkle in his eye, food also influences the freshness of the skin. Dr. Rossana de Jongh Delgado, cosmetic doctor and nutritionist, said water consumption as a primary factor, since while lower your intake will look more dehydrated skin, sometimes resulting graph look if you look very closely or magnifying mirrors and devices.

The delicate skin around the eyes

“When water consumption is very low there is greater concentration of mineral salts in the blood, which leads to fluid retention and gives the skin around the eyes look swollen, this can happen when you wake up or appear during the day and improve as the hours pass. Fluid retention may be accentuated by eating foods high in sodium, such as prepared foods high in salt, cheese and salted fish, sausages, canned sweets, soft drinks and carbonated water.

The nutritional balance is essential to maintain skin elasticity and prevent sagging that usually appears on the skin of the lower third of the face, neck and eye area. “In addition, consumption of junk food, high in saturated and trans fats, dyes, preservatives and artificial flavors can affect the quality of the skin, resulting in a process called ‘oxidative stress’, which is further enhanced if the uncontrolled power is add habits like smoking or sun exposure without photo-protective screens. This stress is responsible for the appearance of signs of premature skin aging even, “the aesthetic and nutrition specialist.

In this sense, the sudden and uncontrolled descent in weight can also generate sagging facial skin and the eye area is no exception to this situation. “Even the impact of the ‘bounce’ (decreases and increases) the weight could be much worse, as it generates a stretch of collagen fibers lose their ability to contract. For this reason weight control plans must be supervised by an specialist and weight loss should be gradual, “says Delgado.

To everything there is a solution

Fortunately, advances in aesthetic medicine treatments provided as the case of imperfection. Then Dr. Misticone outlines the options available to the changes described above:

Wrinkles around the eyes: The most important thing is to use moisturizers, for anti-aging creams that contain vitamin C, hyaluronic acid and a topical retinoid as retinol or retinaldehyde. The use of sunscreen is also key.

Presently, small amounts injections of botulinum toxin (better known as Botox) is indicated when the wrinkles are very evident and removed by a time of 4 to 6 months. In the event that wrinkles and furrows are used injections of hyaluronic acid.

There are also laser treatments such as erbium and CO2 that in their current versions are fractional and reflected redness for a few days.

Plastic surgery is left for the most severe cases and combined with the above treatments for best results.

Bags: The solution of this problem is surgical blepharoplasty is done.

Dark circles: In the case of lesions that are sunken area can be filled with hyaluronic acid to enhance the appearance during 9 months to 1 year. In the case of the dark pigment of choice is the Q swicht laser with good results but should be repeated every 2 or 3 months.

Solar lentigines: In these cases the alternative is some skin lightening creams with hydroquinone and sunscreen, however, technical advances allow easy removal laser or pulsed light swicht Q in 1-3 sessions.

Xanthelasmas: The surgical treatment or CO2 laser.

Syringoma: Treatment is with surgery or to better cosmetic results Erbium or CO2.

Always with medical advice, materials available for use around the eyes, which are hypoallergenic, non-irritating and oriented care that delicate area.

The delicate skin around the eyes Part 1

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