Getting Rid of Eye Bags Without Going Under the Knife

Radium Medical Aesthetics | 31 Jul 2017

People always say that “the eyes are the window to the soul”. This is true to some extent because research has shown that eye contact with one of the easiest and most accurate way to make someone feel understood and appreciated.

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Beyond their function as an organ that allows you to process visual details, your eyes have a strong social significance when you are engaged in social events. You probably agree by now that your eyes hold the highest face value among the rest of the facial features.

Obvious eye bags are a common complaint many people have. Eye bags are usually a cosmetic concern and rarely a sign of medical condition you need to worry about.

Fortunately, there are some effective ways to enhance your eyes by reducing the appearance of eye bags or remove them – non-surgically.


Non-Surgical Eye Bag Treatments

Until recently, eye bag removal would mean having to go under the knife to remove the fatty tissue deposits. During the procedure, the cosmetic surgeons remove and adjust the fat under the eyes to eliminate the eye bags. During the procedure, the surgeon may also remove the excess skin under the eyes.

However, there is a rising demand for non-surgical option to remove eye bags because people are becoming more demanding and are willing to pay a premium for effective results – without the downtime associated with surgery.

This has led Korean doctors to devise a new method for non-surgical eye bag removal. 


AGNES Eye Bag Removal Treatment

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An innovative, advanced Korean technology allows medical aesthetic practitioners to perform non-surgical eye bag removal conveniently under local anesthesia.

Using a special micro-insulated needle, radiofrequency waves are delivered precisely into the eye bags to melt the excess fats in the eye bags.

This is done by applying some numbing cream, followed by some local anesthesia around the eye bags to reduce any discomfort to the patient. Micro-insulated needle will be repeatedly introduced directly to the eye bags to melt the fats. The melted fats will then drain out naturally via our circulatory system.

During the whole process, the parts of the needle that are exposed to the skin surface are insulated. This is to protect the skin from the heat transmitted by the radiofrequency energy.

At the same time, the treatment also tightens and firms the loose skin under the eyes by stimulating collagen production and remodelling after the melted fats are removed.


Is One Session of AGNES Eye Bag Removal Enough?

You should be able to see some results after one session. However, depending on the severity of eye bags, the doctor may recommend you to go for a single treatment or a program of 3 sessions for a longer-lasting result.


Are There Any Side Effects?

The treatment involves using a microneedle to make several micro-wounds on the eye bags to deliver radiofrequency waves to melt the fats repeatedly. You can expect some mild swelling and redness immediately after the treatment.

The downtime of this treatment is about 4-5 days and you should be able to partake in social activities after that.

The greatest benefit of AGNES Eye Bag Removal treatment is that it takes only about 40 minutes to complete and there is minimal risk of scarring as no surgical wounds are created.


Dermal Filler for Non-Surgical Eye Bag Treatment

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It may sound counterintuitive to inject dermal filler around your eyes when you are already burdened by those eye bags. Truth is, dermal fillers can treat the under eye areas effectively, giving a long-lasting result.

Choosing from a wide selection of dermal fillers with different viscosity, the doctor can introduce small amount of hyaluronic acid fillers to rejuvenate the under eye areas by smoothening out the wrinkles and fine lines. By plumping hollow areas around the eyes, it reduces the appearance of eye bags by smoothening out the under eye area.


Will My Eyes Look Puffy After Under Eye Dermal Filler Treatment?

With the right selection of dermal filler and the the precise amount used, under eye filler treatment greatly reduces dark shadows and any visible appearance of eye bags by plumping the skin and rehydrate the under eyes with hyaluronic acid.

Be sure to choose the right doctor for treating sensitive areas such as under eye as it is a fine line between taking 5 years off your age and making your eyes more swollen and unnatural. It takes a lot of skills, experience, and ability to appreciate beauty for the doctor to successfully create a pair of younger-looking eyes.


How Long Can Under Eye Dermal Filler Last?

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Improvement can be seen almost immediately after the treatment. However, best result can be seen about 3-4 days after the treatment. Depending on the type of dermal filler used, the result can last for up to 12 months.


Any Side Effects After the Under Eye Dermal Filler Treatment?

You may experience some redness and mild swelling at the injection sites. However, these should be resolved in a matter of hours.

Radium Medical Aesthetics offers AGNES Eye Bag Removal and Dermal Filler for Non-Surgical Eye Bag Treatments.


Ala-Carte Price
AGNES Eye Bag Removal: S$798
Filler Under Eye Rejuvenation: Starts from S$898

Program Price
AGNES Eye Bag Removal (3 sessions): S$1,888
Eye Resurrection (2 sessions): S$1,588


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