Eye Fillers Help Treat Dark Circles Under the Eyes
Dark circles under the eyes usually occur because of loss of collagen, thinning skin, and visibly damaged blood vessels. Dermal fillers can reduce the appearance of dark circles by plumping the area.
Khan Eyelid & Facial Aesthetics, led by oculoplastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Tanya Khan, provides eye fillers for the alleviation of darkness under the eyes to patients in Plano, Dallas, Texas, and surrounding communities.
Treating Dark Circles with Dermal Fillers
Dark circles are generally visible when the lower eyelid skin is translucent and begins showing the color of underlying muscles. Dermal injectables add volume to fill out eye hollows instantly. These generally occur when the ridge of bone beneath the eyes (also called tear trough) is prominent enough to cast a shadow.
Reduce Dark Circles with Eye Bag Removal
Dark circles can also be caused by bulging fat pads under the eyes. Muscles surrounding the eyes can become weak with age. This may cause fat to lose structure in the area and collect beneath the eyes, forming bags. Puffy eyelid bags make the upper cheek area appear darker by casting a shadow.
Dermal fillers in the junction of the cheek and lower eyelid bags can make these dark circles seem less noticeable. The process can fill out the area for reducing shadowing and smoothing out the face. Generally, hyaluronic acid based dermal fillers are used for treating dark circles. Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero, and Voluma are a few popular brands.
Patients with naturally pronounced tear troughs make ideal candidates for under-eye dermal fillers. The dark circles should not be related to lifestyle habits. Dermal injectables are appropriate for patients that experience fat pad bulging and volume loss under the eyes because of aging.
Eye Filler Procedure
The injection site will be cleaned on the day of the treatment. Appropriate dermal filler will be injected for augmenting the upper cheek area and filling in the lid-cheek groove.
Different dermal fillers are used based on specific injection sites. Thicker dermal fillers may be used for volumizing the cheek area while a thinner one may be used under the muscles. Small amounts of superficial fillers are used in the lid-cheek groove and tear troughs.
Results and Recovery
Your eyes would feel tender for the remainder of the day following injectable filler. You can reduce swelling and discomfort by regularly icing the area. You would be asked to avoid makeup and physically touching the area. There is no downtime to the treatment.
You should be able to return to exercising and work the same day. In some patients, bruising may occur that lasts for 2 – 3 weeks. It may take up to a week for final results to become visible. Dermal injectables can last for 12 months. However, you may require touch-ups after a few months.
The Final Takeaway
Dermal filler injectables offer an effective temporary solution for fat pad bulges and pronounced tear troughs. The procedure is quick with no real downtime. Board certified ophthalmologist Dr. Tanya Khan receives patients from Plano, Dallas, Texas, and nearby areas for eye fillers to reduce darkness under the eyes.
Contact Khan Eyelid and Facial Aesthetics and Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Tanya Khan Today to Schedule an Appointment
Taking patients from in and around Dallas, Plano, Fort Worth, Grapevine, Garland, Mesquite, Carrollton, Irving, Frisco, Texas and more.