The eyes are one of the first things people notice when looking at someone, so it is no surprise that eye bags are one of the most common complaints when a patient visits a plastic surgeon. As eye bags tend to make the patient look tired and listless, removal of the ‘bags’ can rejuvenate the patient’s face by making them look fresh and younger.

In general, patients with eyes bags can be divided into two groups with different severity of midcheek aging, and each requiring different surgical approaches:

  1. Patients with true excess of eye bag fats, with no other signs of midcheek aging: These patients are generally below 40 years old.
  2. Patients with eye bags and associated with midcheek aging: These are generally patients above 40 years old.

These 2 groups of patients will be taken into consideration: