People say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. This may be true, but they can also show signs of aging that diminish your youthful appearance. One such sign of aging is a negative canthal angle tilt. This means that the corners of the eyes tilt downward in relation to the nose side corner.
Canthopexy is a procedure that can correct a negative canthal angle tilt and dramatically rejuvenate the appearance of your eyes. Here, we’ll explore the benefits of canthopexy for aging eyes.
What Causes a Negative Canthal Angle Tilt?
Before diving into the canthopexy procedure, let’s go over the typical cause of a negative canthal angle tilt.
While this aesthetic concern can be genetic, it’s most often caused by a stretched lateral canthal tendon. This tendon is located at the outer corner of the eye and supports the lower eyelid. A strong, healthy lateral canthal tendon will prevent the lower eyelids from drooping. (more…)