Stretching the eyes is one of the most frequent requests today. The famous fox eyes, or foxy eyes, made trendy by celebrities, never cease to charm, because they give the eyes a seductive look. In addition to make-up tips, it is now possible to achieve this effect in a more lasting way thanks to a non-invasive cosmetic surgery technique.
What are fox eyes?
The "foxy eyes", or fox eyes, are defined by almond-shaped eyes and a stretched look. Like the cat eyes, this shape of the eye is recognized as being more seductive, more mysterious, but also sweeter.
Many women are looking to enhance their features with non-invasive techniques. If it is possible to give a lifted eyes effect with make-up, The effects are only temporary. Cosmetic surgery can offer a long-lasting result with the fox eyes technique.
How to get the "foxy eyes" look?
The aesthetic cosmetic procedure used to stretch the look is the thread lift technique. The term canthopéxia is sometimes used in cosmetic surgery. This innovative method, well known in aesthetic medicine, allows the tail of the eyebrow to be raised a few millimeters to lengthen the eyes and make them look more "lifted".
There are several types of thread lift. In order to achieve this light lifting effect on the eyes, the threads must be very fine so that they are perfectly invisible under the very thin skin of this area of the face.
The threads lift technique in aesthetic medicine for Foxy Eyes
The threads used for the fox eyes technique are resorbable threads. They are resorbable and allow the shape of the eyes to be modified to lengthen it while moving up the outer corner. The technique consists of re-tensioning the external canthus of the eye.
The threads are made of polydioxanone. They can be notched, smooth, or in spirals. This type of thread helps to restore skin tonus while smoothing it, thanks to its mechanical and biological lifting action induced by the stimulation of collagen in the dermis. This process ensures a long-lasting result as well as an optimized lifting effect since the collagen optimizes the integration of the threads in the subcutaneous tissues.
Polydioxanone is perfectly well tolerated by patients and has been used in surgery for many years. The procedure is non-invasive and is performed under local anesthesia. It lasts between 15 and 45 minutes depending on the patient and is minimally painful. The procedure does not require hospitalization and the post-procedure follow-up is simple. A feeling of discomfort may persist, but the pain is minimal.
What are the results of threads on the eyes?
The eyes are lifted and the results are immediately visible, as soon as you leave the clinic. The skin is radiant and firmed, the lifting effect reveals a stretched and more attractive look. Fox's eyes are there! The "fox's eye" effect is noticeable for 6 to 12 months, which is the average resorption time of the threads. The procedure can be renewed when patients wish is so.