UNDER EYE FILLERS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

UNDER EYE FILLERS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Eyes are the windows to the soul. We all want our eyes to look bright and beautiful at all times. This is not always the case. Tired looking under eyes are more common than you think. If you are someone who struggles with under-eye hollows, dark circles, sagging skin, and an overall tired look, under eye fillers are the right treatment for you.

UNDER-EYE HOLLOWS

Under-eye hollows are characterized by dark circles, indentations, and an overall tired look around the under eye area. Doctors define these under eye bags as an abnormality tear trough. The skin around the eyes becomes thinner with age as they lack proper fat restores, making your eyes appear tired.

WHAT IS THE OPTIMUM SOLUTION OF TIRED EYES?

The optimum solution for under-eye hollows is fillers. With careful plumping, the appearance of dark circles and hollows can be minimized greatly. The results last a fairly long term and the maintenance is very quick and easy.

UNDER-EYE FILLERS

In simple terms, consider the fillers as an injectable treatment that is made up of hyaluronic acid. These injections essentially stimulate the appearance of thicker fat under the skin. They come in different brand names; Restylane and Juvederm are the most common ones. The entire procedure lasts anywhere from 15 to 30 minutes and will cost about $750 per syringe. The results will last up to nine months. Most people need one to two syringes per session.

WHY GET UNDER-EYE FILLERS?

Fillers essentially work by replacing the lost volume in your face including the under-eye area. As a result, they make you look youthful and treat dark circles. They are extremely helpful for anyone who has dark circles, experiences fat loss in the tear trough, or deal with extremely intense dark circles. You will have a naturally rested appearance post-treatment.

CONTENTS OF UNDER-EYE FILLERS

Fillers are essentially made up of hyaluronic acid. It is found in the skin’s dermis. As we age, our skin loses collagen and hyaluronic acid which makes our eyes look tired and lethargic. One of the major benefits of hyaluronic acid is its additional plumping power. As a result, you get naturally youthful-looking eyes.

SAFETY – UNDER EYE FILLERS

Under-eye fillers are completely safe when performed by an experienced professional. Make sure that they are board-certified in the appropriate specialty and their level of experience with cosmetics. Make sure you do your research well if you want safe and natural results.”

LONGEVITY OF UNDER-EYE FILLERS

The fillers will last anywhere from six to twelve months. With the right care, the fillers can last even longer. Make sure to follow all the instructions given by your surgeon. Avoid massaging the treatment site, wear sunscreen, and stay clear of smoking.

IS THERE ANY ALTERNATIVE TO UNDER-EYE FILLERS?

There are certain products that can improve the appearance of under eyes. The right products, when used over an extended duration can improve the appearance of lines and dark circles. However, topical products don’t do much to improve the volume of your skin. Under-eye fillers make your eyes appear youthful, rested, and ready for the day.

PREPARING FOR UNDER-EYE FILLERS

Preparing for the procedure is one of the most important elements of getting the best results of under-eye fillers. First things first, you need to stay clear of blood-thinning medications and herbal supplements for at least a week before the procedure. It includes aspirin, naproxen, vitamin E, naproxen, and fish oil. Stay clear of alcohol and smoking for two weeks leading to the procedure as it can increase the risk of bruising and swelling. Avoid intense workouts or activities 24 hours prior to the procedure.

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE UNDER-EYE FILLER TREATMENT?

Lucky for those of you who are super scared of any procedures, under-eye fillers are not a very scary treatment. In fact, it is super quick.  You can even get it done during your lunch break. The service provider will use a topical anesthetic to numb the skin. It will take about 15 minutes for the anesthetic to work its magic. Some patients prefer to go without any anesthetic. It all depends on your pain tolerance.

Then, the surgeon will start injecting the dermal filler in place till your under-eye hollows are visibly reduced. You will experience some swelling around the eye area as your skin is quite thin. This will subside in a couple of days. The entire procedure takes less than 30 minutes and you can go right back to your usual routine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF UNDER-EYE FILLERS

Swelling and bruising are the most common side effects of the procedure. Don’t worry too much about it as it won’t linger more than a couple of days. The following tips will help; avoid consuming blood thinners, supplements, exercising, and doing any strenuous activities for the first two to three days after the procedure.

A very low percentage of people will experience noticeable bruising that lingers for about 10 days. If that’s the case, reach out to your service provider and follow their instructions. Stay clear of alcohol and smoking during the healing phase.

Keep your head alleviated while sleeping and use a cold compress if the swelling lingers for long.

For the sake of transparency, we would like to inform you that in very rare cases, the fillers can lead to blindness. This only happens when the filler isn’t administered correctly. Hence, it is important to get the treatment done by a licensed professional only. Some patients also experience uneven results. If that’s the case, the fillers can be dissolved.

Other very rare complications include Nodule (bump) formation, infection, inflammation, allergic complications, and vascular complications.

FINAL TAKEAWAY

Under eye fillers are the best way to eliminate the hollows underneath your eyes. The treatment is quick, easy, long-lasting, and very effective. Make sure to choose a licensed service provider, stick to the instructions and you won’t be disappointed with the results.

If you have any questions regarding the subject, feel free to reach out to us, we would be happy to help you!

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