As we age, our skin may go through a series of changes, and although we may not like it, these changes can sometimes be caused by genetics. One woman’s eyelid changed without her approval, but she learned how to fix her problem for good.
Amelda Jacobs was 38 years old when she began to receive attention about looking tired at work. She got plenty of sleep every night, but her coworkers were noticing her ptosis, a condition in which the upper eyelids droop. Amelda’s tired-looking appearance had been passed down through her family, and she and her sisters were the next victims.
For two to three years, Amelda dealt with the extra attention, knowing she had gotten enough sleep each night. However, she finally noticed a significant change in appearance, which reminded her of a Cyclops. One of her eyelids was drooping so low that it almost appeared to be closed.
Amelda then scheduled a consultation with a board-certified member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and decided to undergo blepharoplasty (eyelid) surgery. After surgery, Amelda noticed results within a matter of days, and went shopping wearing dark sunglasses. One week post-surgery, Amelda took note of how others were approaching her with comments of how refreshed and well-rested she looked.
For Amelda’s full story about eyelid surgery, check out this article on Smart Beauty Guide.