What are under-eye fillers?
Under eye fillers are one of the top cosmetic treatments that patients seek to eliminate signs of aging and to improve a tired-looking appearance. Dermal fillers help to plump out the skin, add volume and minimise fine lines and wrinkles. They are a safe and effective alternative to cosmetic surgery.
The first area to show the tell tale signs of aging is usually around the eyes. This is because the skin around the eyes is very thin and delicate, which means that fine lines and wrinkles show up more readily. Dark circles and puffiness can also add years to the appearance of your face. Despite popular belief, these are not always due to a poor night’s sleep. Sleep deprivation can cause fluid to build up in the tissues surrounding the eyes and dilate blood vessels underneath the thin skin around the eyes, resulting in dark eye bags. However, genetics can also play a role in whether or not you are prone to bothersome eye bags due to the skin tone and bone structure that you inherit. So, despite your well meaning lifestyle changes, cosmetic treatments are really your best option.
Will fillers help with my dark circles?
You have been trying everything possible to get rid of the stubborn dark circles under your eyes. You have been going to bed earlier to try and get more sleep, drinking lots of water, holding cold slices of cucumber over your eyes and trialling a lot of very expensive under eye creams. However, nothing seems to be working and this is frustrating you. You have now been doing some research into under eye fillers and reviews from other patients look promising to you. So, can fillers really help you to get rid of your bothersome dark circles?
A quick search of the internet will provide you with positive reviews from plenty of patients saying that under eye fillers have drastically improved the appearance of their dark circles. In fact, a recently published research study, looking at the treatment of infraorbital hollowing using dermal fillers described a very high level of overall patient satisfaction (71.1%) with their results. Infraorbital hollowing refers to a loss of volume in the tissue underneath the eyes and can lead to the appearance of dark circles.
So, if you are getting fed up of applying full-coverage concealer underneath your eyes every morning, then under eye fillers may be just what you need. Results may vary based on your facial and skin structure, however, the majority of patients are very satisfied with their enhanced appearance.
Who is a good candidate for under eye fillers?
So now you know more about the treatment, are you a good candidate for under eye dermal fillers? Obviously, the best way to determine if you will benefit from under-eye fillers is to book a consultation with one of our highly skilled doctors here at Evolution MedSpa Boston. They can talk you through the procedure in detail and discuss with you the best ways to achieve your desired results.
Briefly, under eye fillers are suitable if you:
- Are bothered by troublesome dark circles and/or puffy under eyes
- Are bothered by hollow or sunken under eye tissue
- Are generally in good health
- Have realistic expectations of the results you can achieve
Patients of any age and both men and women can benefit from under eye filler treatment.
What type of filler can be used under the eyes?
Given the delicate nature of the under eye skin and tissue, it is important to ensure that the correct fillers are used for treatment in this area. The hyaluronic acid based dermal fillers, Juvederm and Restylane are most commonly used to treat the under eye area. These fillers work to add volume to the area, but do not expand much after treatment. They provide a natural and soft improvement to hollow areas under the eyes.
As the area underneath the eyes is particularly unforgiving, seeking treatment from a highly qualified professional is essential. An experienced doctor will know exactly where to inject the filler and how much to inject in order to achieve your desired results. They will also ensure that your treatment is carried out safely and with no or minimal adverse effects.
How long do under-eye fillers last?
Generally, you can expect the results of your under eye dermal filler treatment to last somewhere between 6 and 9 months. After this time, your body will start to naturally break down the fillers and their effects will slowly fade. This means that dermal fillers are only a temporary fix for stubborn eye bags and so you will need to repeat your treatment every 6 months to a year. By having your fillers regularly every 6 months, you can ensure that you always look at your most youthful.
What are the side effects of under-eye fillers?
Dermal fillers provide a safe and effective means of minimising fine lines and wrinkles. This is why fillers are one of the most common treatments performed by doctors at our Medical Spa. Just as when they are injected in other areas of the body, under eye fillers may cause localised swelling, redness and/or bruising. This is usually minimal and short-lived, lasting only for a few days. Skilled doctors will work to minimise the risk of any adverse effects, using their extensive knowledge of facial anatomy.
How much do under-eye fillers cost in Boston?
The price that you can expect to pay for under-eye fillers will vary greatly depending on the results you are looking to achieve. The type of filler, the amount of filler used and the area to be treated will all affect the final cost. Contact us today to book your initial consultation here at Evolution MedSpa Boston. Our professional and highly recommended doctors will be able to discuss the specifics with you and provide you with a personalised quote for your treatment.
Under-eye fillers can help you to achieve the look that you have been dreaming about and to improve your confidence dramatically. By booking a consultation with Dr. Eric Cappiello and Dr. Mariam Cappiello here at Evolution MedSpa Boston, you can be assured that you will receive the best results possible.