The tear trough refers to the groove that begins at the inner corner of your eyes and travels down and out across your cheek.
The area under the eyes is generally where the earliest signs of aging appear. It is here where we find the thinnest skin in our body. Age related loss of collagen accelerated by factors such as sun exposure and smoking result in the early appearance of fine lines and “crepey” skin.
After childhood, fat is lost under the eyes and hollowing develops. Common complaints include dark circles, bags, tired look and deep hollows – an aged look. Bone loss and sagging skin, protrusion of intra-orbital fat can add to the undesirable appearance.
Fillers are used for the loss in volume due to aging, the reduction of lines and the enhancement of facial features such as the lips, nose and chin. We use several types of hyaluronic acid fillers including Belotero®, Restylane®, Stylage® and Juvederm®. Hyaluronic acid naturally occurs in the skin. We also use Radiesse™,...