Under eye hollowness
Can dermal fillers be used under the eyes to lessen the hollowness? If not, is there anything that can be used? Thank you.
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Replied on 3/12/2010
Replied on 11/9/2009
By: Esta Kronberg, M.D. | Board Certified Dermatologist
Dermal fillers can be used VERY CAREFULLY under the eyes. You need to have
someone very experienced injecting the product. I personally do not do this
injection under the eyes.
You can get lumpiness , over correction and a blue hue to the skin.
Replied on 11/9/2009
By: LazaDerm Skincare Centre | Dr. Lornell E. Hansen, II M.D.
Sioux Falls, SD
Yes, fillers can be used to correct hollowing under the eyes as well
as tear troughs. I prefer to use Restylane in this area as Juverderm
can cause a little puffiness in about 10 to 15% of cases. I do not
like Radiesse in this area as it can be sometimes be seen because it
is white and the skin is very thin. The injections should be placed
right on the surface of the bone. This will give smoother results and
tends to last longer when compared to superficial injections.
Replied on 11/9/2009
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