What is a tear trough augmentation?
Tear trough (under eye area) augmentation is a safe and effective procedure with injectable dermal fillers to eliminate dark circles and improve the shadows and depressions under the eyes.
A typical tear augmentation includes:
Hyaluronic Acid Dermal fillers, such as Belotero, Juvederm Voluma XC, Juvederm Volbella or Restylane
Benefits of tear trough augmentation:
Non-invasive, no downtime, painless, and safe
Improves dark circles
Improves tired look
Lasts 9- 12 months
Am I a candidate for a tear trough augmentation?
The ideal candidate for a tear trough augmentation is someone with a “hollow look” or dark circles under the eyes, and often has an appearance of a tired look.
What to expect during a tear trough treatment?
A tear trough procedure takes about 30 minutes to complete and results are instantaneous. The treatment begins with a detailed consultation in which we will explain the procedure and choose the appropriate treatment. A topical anesthetic cream will be applied to the area to ensure a well-tolerated procedure. Once the aesthetic cream has taken effect, the under eyes area will be reshaped with a series of injections using a needle or a blunt cannula.
What to expect after a tear trough filler treatment?
You can resume work and normal activities right after the treatment. Some minor swelling is expected after the treatment that will resolve within a week. You should avoid exercise for twenty four hours after procedure to minimize swelling. Rarely, you may have minor bruising that can be covered with a makeup.
How long do tear though dermal fillers last?
The results of tear trough fillers vary from patient to patient and last anywhere from 9 to 24 months.