I don't think there is a remedy other than surgery. I had the surgery done about 15 years ago. The surgeon that did it said it would last about 10 years and I can tell mine has starting sagging some but not bad. It's a very simple and nearly painless surgery and I have had no regrets. I got tired of people telling me I looked tired so I was very pleased with the results. My brusing was gone in about a week. I don't know how bad your eyes are but in some cases insurance will pay for it.
I'm going to try that exercise Chloelizabeth has posted, but I'm going to be very careful as dermatologists have always advised against tugging or stretching the extremely delicate skin around the eyes, and I'm not clear how holding part of the eyelid against motion is not going to stretch that skin.
Keeping the eyelids carefully moisturised does make a real difference in feel, if not in appearance. The moisturiser doesn't need to be expensive, although I do think the Estee Lauder or the top level Avon stuff works amazingly well-I just can't afford either product anymore. So I use baby oil. Cheap, and seems to work almost as well.
I always said I would never do cosmetic surgery as I began to see and feel the aging process, but I sure have changed my mind about one cosmetic surgical procedure-blepharoplasty! I wish I could afford it, I'd be in the surgery as quick as I could arrange an appointment.
Some insurance policies (and the NHS, I checked:) will cover the procedure BUT it has to be causing genuine visual problems. Some people with extremely hooded eyelids are rendered almost blind, and the sufferer really needs that surgery!
My saggy eyelids aren't that bad, but if I had the money lying about, I'd have the surgery in a heartbeat. Until then, I'll just keep the eyelids moisturised.
There was a book-Facercise - and it was exercises for the face and they work. Open your eyes as wide as you can, and put your fingers on the skin but don't stretch the skin around your eyes and try to close your eyes. If you feel a pull, that is what you want.
This will strengthen those muscles. Move your fingers to different positions so there is a pull as you open or close your eyes. Do this daily until the muscles are tired, but do it differently each day. If possible, take a picture of yourself now, and then a month later. It will take at least that long to see results and you will have to do these the rest of your life, but not everyday - just enough to keep those muscles toned. Good luck.
Is there any home remedy to uplift eyelids?
When I was young, they called them "bedroom eyes". Now at 78 they are "droopy". Ha. Actually I bought and tried the Sudden Change eyelid lifter creme. You use such a tiny minute amount morning and night, it lasts a long time and short of surgery, it does pretty darn good.! At least I am pleased with the improvement.
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