What Treatments Are Available for Eye Bags?
Tired of living with under-eye bags that make you appear older and more tired than you really are? If you’re ready to minimize the appearance of or permanently remove your eye bags, you’re in luck.
Several non-surgical eye bag removal treatment options are available when you choose Medical Tattoo & Cosmetic Centers of America in Blaine, Minnesota. View our gallery to see our stunning results!
Here’s a rundown of treatment options for eye bags that we can discuss at your private consultation.
AGNES Non-Surgical Treatment for Under Eye Bags
Among the many available non-surgical treatments for under-eye bags, AGNES is inarguably the most effective.
AGNES is a minimally invasive device that emits targeted pulses of radiofrequency (RF) energy into the fat pads that form under-eye bags. This RF energy effectively melts the fat cells in the treatment area, producing a permanent reduction in eye bag tissue, wrinkles, and skin laxity.
Just a single treatment session with AGNES delivers permanent results, which are noticeable immediately after treatment and continue to improve for several months thereafter. Treatments do not require general anesthesia and can be repeated as necessary to produce the desired result.
If you’re interested in this procedure, check out What Is AGNES Non-Surgical Eye Bag Removal? to learn more about it!
Dermal Fillers or Botox
Dermal fillers are another non-surgical treatment for under-eye bags. This particular treatment may not be the best option for minimizing the appearance of eye bags, as repeated filler administration can make the under-eye area look puffier over time.
That said, each person’s eye bags and treatment goals are unique. If you’re interested in fillers, scheduling a consultation with a qualified treatment provider can help you determine if they’re the right solution for you.
Botox can also help minimize the appearance of under-eye bags, but unfortunately — and like fillers — it won’t do anything to eliminate the actual fat pad that causes eye bags.
Check out Botox & Xeomin: Answering FAQs for more helpful information on these treatment options.
Chemical peels can help minimize under-eye bags by removing the topmost layers of dull, lax skin that tend to amplify their appearance. However, not all chemical peels are well-suited to this particular job since many of them are far too harsh for application on the super-delicate skin beneath the eyes.
Which peels can get the job done? The VI Peel is probably your best option. As one of the gentlest peels on the market today, the VI Peel is not only suitable for application on the eye-bag area but also highly effective.
Just a single in-office application can yield noticeable results, but you’ll want to schedule repeat treatments for the greatest reduction in the appearance of lax skin beneath the eyes.
Keep in mind that a chemical peel cannot eliminate any fat deposits in the under-eye area that cause eyebags to become more noticeable. Only radiofrequency treatments (AGNES) or surgery can achieve that.
Microneedling treatments, also known as collagen induction therapy, can help reduce the appearance of eye bags by firming up the tissue throughout the under-eye area.
These treatments use tiny needles that make tiny punctures in the uppermost layers of the skin, which stimulate the body’s natural healing response. This helps speed up skin cell turnover and cell regeneration while prompting the body to create more collagen and elastin, which give the skin a more youthful, firm, supple appearance.
Like several other non-surgical eye-bag reduction treatments, microneedling can produce noticeable results after a single session. However, you’ll likely need to schedule several sessions at four- to six-week intervals for best results.
Fractional Plasma or Laser Skin Resurfacing
This non-surgical treatment option for under-eye bags works by creating tiny, cup-shaped, microthermal zones of injury in the skin.
These injuries stimulate the body’s natural healing response, and, ultimately, accelerate skin cell turnover, prompt collagen and elastin production, and help firm and smooth the skin.
Both laser skin resurfacing and fractional plasma skin resurfacing (which is performed with the Opus Plasma device) can help minimize or even eliminate the appearance of eye bags. Fractional plasma treatments generally require much less downtime than laser treatments and produce better results.
This surgical procedure, also known as a lower eyelid lift, is an outpatient surgery that involves removing fat tissue beneath the eyes. The surgeon will also tighten the skin throughout the treatment area to minimize the appearance of wrinkles and laxity.
While a lower blepharoplasty can be highly effective, the procedure involves significant downtime and a considerable investment as insurance doesn’t typically cover it. In the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area, the cost of this particular surgery averages $3,600-$9,000.
AGNES non-surgical treatment for eye bags, on the other hand, costs a fraction of the price of surgery and produces comparable, if not equal, results.
Schedule Non-Surgical Treatment for Eye Bags in Minneapolis
At Medical Tattoo & Cosmetic Centers of America, we’re currently the only medical aesthetic clinic in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro offering AGNES non-surgical eye bag removal, which is as effective as surgery without the downtime.
We also specialize in a wide variety of medical-grade skin care treatments, piercings, and hair loss solutions to help you feel and look your best.
To learn more about non-surgical eye bag removal or schedule a consultation, call our Blaine clinic today at 612-770-0000. You can also request a free consultation online, and we’ll reach out to get you scheduled.