Are these indentations on my upper cheeks,MALAR BAGS?I'm 23.HELP!
Hello beloved experts and world,
I'm on the edge of going BERSERK!
I include 2 pictures,for better explanations.
Notice those little creases on top of my upper cheeks?Are they malar bags/mounds/festoons?
I am only 23 and I am so self-conscious about them as they are right on my face and make me appear tired and older all the time.
I've been researching a lot and have read ALMOST every reference to the 'malar septum' I could find online.
I am aware that should they be malar bags,they are either liquid or fat.
I cannot say which they are though because some days,they almost disappear(e.g.rested) but other days they are just darn right OUT THERE.At times I don't even want to walk out of the house because of them.
I am willing to do WHATEVER it takes to get rid of them.Although I am a rather holistic kind of person,at this point I'm even considering going under the knife for excision but I also don't want any scars on my face.Difficult?I KNOW!
Can anyone advise me as to what these are,what their cause could be?How can I go about them?Anyone out there in their 20s with malar bags?
I have no history of allergies,although I have struggled with ovarian cysts and hormonal imbalance for some time.But I found pictures of me very young,it seems i developed them around the age of 11.
Water retention?I've exhausted every possibility in my mind.
I live in Amsterdam,the Netherlands and most dermatologists here are clueless as to what these are.GO FIGURE!
Therefore,I'm more than biased when it comes to the variety of 'choices' out there.
I mean the market is over-saturated nowadays and should these be malar bags indeed,I'm prepared to wait a few years till there is more practical knowledge on them.
To make A LONG STORY-SHORT:
What are these,and what can be done,to improve my facial appearance?
I appreciate any input and am excited to hear from ANYONE,with any experience on them.
Thank you in advance and best wishes!
P.S.I know this is long,I do so,apologize!
P.P.S.Maybe I should see an oculoplastic surgeon?I have been a myopic forever and when I smile my cheeks almost drown my lightly slanted eyes,resulting in my having no eyes at all!
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