Eye wrinkles result from reduction of skin elasticity, the beginning of skin excel and at once thinner becoming hypodermic fat tissue. Additionally this region is stressed by facial expressions with jack-knifing. Sidelong eye wrinkles are often named periorbicular wrinkles or crow’s feet.
The lost volume of the now thinner skin can be stabilized by injection of thin hyaluronic acid. The success of this treatment depends on the original state.
Injections can cause extensive hematoma at the puncture. The dimension of the hematoma depends on treatment and the patient’s coagulation parameter. Therefore at least 2 days before such a treatment, blood-thinner (e.g. Aspirin) should not be taken. Furthermore in the first 4 days unevenness’s and swellings can occur, which will disappear with massaging and spreading.