Is it safe to use Thermage to tighten the eyelids since the skin is thin?

Is it safe to use Thermage to tighten the eyelids since the skin is thin?

Yes.  Thermage has a special FDA approved eyelid tip which is tiny and perfectly suited to delicate eyelid skin.  In our office, just to be extra careful, we put in small “intraocular” eye shields as well.  We put a drop of numbing in the eye, use a cushioning gel and then put in a small sheild that looks like a contact lense (sort of).   Dr. I

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