Tear trough filler works by filling the groove or depression under the eye area with dermal filler. Adding volume to this area fills out the tear trough reducing the appearance of the dark circles.
Tear Trough Filler General Procedure
Tear trough fillers can sometimes help to camouflage the appearance of under eye bags by adding volume to the surrounding areas however the best treatment for eye bag removal is lower eyelid surgery / blepharoplasty. The best option is to come and see us to discuss what treatment is best for you, book your consultation here.
Tear trough filler can help reduce the appearance of dark circles by adding volume the area which will smooth out any hollows or shadows.
Dermal filler is most commonly used to add volume to an area; this does in some cases create an improvement in the appearance of wrinkles. If your only concern is wrinkles then you may instead be offered a wrinkle relaxing injection treatment known as botox which works to relax the muscles that cause wrinkles. It is best to come in and see one of our medical professionals who can advise on the best treatment for you, click here to book a consultation.
There are a wide range of different types of dermal filler available and which one is best for you will depend on your skins texture, the area being treated, the desired result as well as the doctor, nurse or surgeons own preference. For tear trough Juvederm® Volbella is very effective in treating the delicate area as it is softer and has a lower risk of swelling compared to older variations of Juvederm® filler.
To find out more about the type of fillers we use book in for a consultation.
Topical anaesthetic can be applied to the areas being treated before starting dermal filler treatment. The filler often contains anaesthetic too which makes the procedure much more comfortable. Our medical practitioners at The Private Clinic are very highly skilled and precise when performing tear trough treatments and you should feel safe and comfortable throughout the treatment.