As we age, our eyes inevitably take on a baggy look. Now scientists think they know why.
Fat in the eye socket expands.
The finding could prove useful to the growing number of people not satisfied with the natural look.
Eyelids are not just extraneous flaps of skin. They are crucial for protecting the eye from debris and damage. The eye and eyelid are so connected that the pressure of the eyelid on the eyeball may cause one of the most common vision problems, researchers learned in 2006. Not something you want to muck around with.
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