Can Botox® Change the Shape of Your Eyes?

Many of our patients at Keys Med Spa in Key West, FL visit our clinic to make their eyes appear bigger. They’re tired of raising their eyebrows in front of the mirror and wishing for more lid space, or they’ve been dealing with asymmetry and drooping that is keeping them from look and feeling their best. If you’ve been unhappy with the appearance of your eyes, but you’d rather skip the intensive surgery and recovery that come with an eyelid lift or a brow lift, a quick injection of Botox® could be just what you’ve been looking for to enhance the appearance of your eyes.

How Botox® Works to Open the Eyes

You have several muscles in your upper face. Those muscles cause your eyes to squint when you’re laughing, smiling, or making any kind of expression. Even when your face is at rest, your muscles might be tugging your eyebrows down or pulling your lower lash line up, making your eyes appear squinted, tired, and aged. Botox® at Keys Med Spa can help give your eyes the lift they need without having to go under the knife.

Botox® works by temporarily blocking signals from the nerves to the muscles in your face. The injected muscles cannot contract, which stops the creases or drooping from happening around the delicate eye area. Targeting your upper face with Botox® injections can elevate your brows and give you the illusion of bigger, beautiful eyes.

The Botox® Brow Lift

Botox® is often used to relax the eyebrows. Sometimes referred as the Botox® brow lift, this treatment raises the position of your eyebrows, which is usually enough to make hooded eyes look less heavy and tired.

You can increase the lifting effect with addition injections around the corners of the eyes to eliminate crow’s feet, which helps to lessen the downward pull on your eyebrows. Meanwhile, injecting Botox® beneath the eye can drop the lower eyelid slightly while also improving undereye lines.

Botox® can even be used to correct asymmetrical eyes. Let’s say your left eye appears more closed off than your right eye or has less visible eyelid space. In that case, you can achieve a great result from a treatment focused on the left side of your face.

What Happens During a Botox® Treatment at Keys Med Spa?

First, you’ll briefly meet with Dr. George D. Peterson who will explain the process in detail and review your medical and aesthetic history to ensure you’re a good candidate for Botox® injections.  Dr. Peterson can also recommend complementary treatments, like dermal fillers, to enhance and extend your results.

Once you and Dr. Peterson have developed your ideal cosmetic treatment plan, your skin will be carefully cleansed, and tiny injections of purified botulinum toxin will be placed in specific areas around your brow and eye area. Our goal is always natural, refreshed results, never the overdone or “frozen” appearance.

Schedule Your Botox® Treatment Today

While all injections should be done by a trained professional, it’s particularly important to seek out a qualified provider for Botox® eye treatments. Dr. George Peterson is a skilled injector who has helped many patients reach their eye goals with Botox® treatments. Call us today to set up a consultation with Dr. Peterson at (305) 587-9183 or contact us through our website.