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Under eye filler-Tear trough filler, Lexington KY

What are under-eye hollows?

Under-eye hollows are characterized by dark circles, deep indentions and a tired appearance around the under-eye area. Doctors call this skin abnormality a tear trough. Because the skin around your eyes is thinner and paler and lacking proper fat restores, your eyes appear more tired and aged.

What are under-eye fillers?

Under-eye fillers are injectable treatments of hyaluronic acid, stimulating the appearance of thicker fat pads under the skin. The most common brand names are Beloter, Restylane and Juvederm. The procedure can last about 30 minutes and cost anywhere from $500-$800 per syringe and last up to nine months.

People typically need one syringe under the eyes, but depending on anatomy and the degree of hollowing, people may need two syringes.

Why get under-eye fillers?

Fillers work as a way to replace lost volume to make areas of the face, including the under eyes, look more youthful and help get rid of those dark circles. They are helpful for anyone with darker circles or loss of fat in the tear troughs/under-eye area to help produce a more naturally rested appearance.

What are eye fillers made of?

Fillers are made of hyaluronic acid. This is normally found in the skin’s dermis, and with normal aging the skin loses some of this good stuff, causing hollowing in areas where it’s not desired. A benefit of hyaluronic acid in filler is it helps pull water for additional plumping power, so it is helpful for creating a natural look and improving the longevity of your filler.

Are eye fillers safe?

Eye fillers are safe as long as they are done in the hands of an experienced professional. This means that your injector understands the anatomy well, risks of the procedure and has been appropriately trained in how to give a natural result.

How long do eye fillers last?

Fillers used under the eyes typically last six to nine months, although certain fillers last longer. With subsequent injections fillers tend to show longer durations.

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