- Why do I have sleepy eyes?
- How do I get rid of my tired look?
- What are under-eye fillers?
‘Dark circles’ is an umbrella term used to describe a variety of cosmetic concerns around the under eye area. There are many contributing factors when it comes to dark circles, but the main one is usually genetics. Some individuals are just born with less fat in the under-eye area and, thusly, have an indentation commonly referred to as a tear trough hollow. While everyone has a natural valley that sits atop the rim of bone that encircles the eye some people have a more pronounced contour than others.
Beyond genetics, though, dark circles can also be impacted by things like sun exposure, allergies, dehydration and sleep. So the goal here is to protect your assets by taking preventative measures like wearing sun block, eating a balanced diet, staying hydrated and getting adequate sleep.
Why get under-eye fillers?
Fillers replace lost volume in the face, so when they are used under the eyes, they fill in those deep contours, giving a more youthful look and helping to reduce the appearance of dark circles. They are a good solution for anyone with dark circles, especially those that are genetic.
What are under-eye fillers?
Under-eye fillers are injectable treatments of hyaluronic acid, which stimulate the appearance of thicker fat pads under the skin. Hyaluronic acid helps to keep the skin supple and hydrated. As production naturally tapers off as you age, so does the firmness and radiance of your complexion.
The most common brand names for fillers are Restylane and Juvederm and it’s important that your injector understand the difference between the FDA approved products.
As for the procedure itself, can last about 30 minutes and costs anywhere from $800–$1,000 per syringe. The results last up to nine months.
Side effects can include bruising, swelling and temporary discomfort at injection site and there are extreme cases of accidental injection into a blood vessel which could lead to damage and scarring in the tissue. So as with any procedure, we recommend doing thorough research to make sure this is a good option for you and that you are going to a reputable professional.
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