The Ultimate Guide to Under Eye Fillers

First impressions are everything. According to science, it takes 5 to 15 seconds for a person to form an impression of another person. However, in such a short period, what exactly can you perceive? The eyes are one of the most prominent features of the human figure. They are, however, the least well-maintained sensory organs, and as a result, they are among the first to show signs of age. These results are unappealing and give you a tired look all the time. Is that a good first impression?

Under-eye fillers are a cosmetic procedure that adds volume to the area under the eye that is sagging or looks hollow. They are also incredibly popular.

What is under-eye filler?

Under-eye fillers are a popular option. Anyone with dark circles, hollowing, or a chronically tired look will benefit from under-eye fillers. Hyaluronic acid, commonly known as hyaluronan, is a naturally occurring substance found in the skin, connective tissues, and eyes. It holds water in the tissues to keep them properly lubricated and moist, as seen by its transparent and gooey look. It also has several skin benefits, including rejuvenating dry skin and reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Hyaluronic acid is injected into the desired area as an under-eye filler. This promotes the production of thicker fat pads beneath the skin, providing the appearance of being well-rested and brighter.

Although there are a variety of injectable materials that can be used as under-eye fillers, Hyaluronic acid has the edge over the others because it works with the body’s natural processes. It blends well with the surrounding area and gives the eyes a natural look.

Why do you need under-eye filler?

The skin under your eyes becomes paler and thinner as you age. It gradually loses its volume and shape. Dark circles, deep indentations, and a tired appearance around the under-eye area are signs of under-eye hollows, also known as tear troughs. The lack of proper fat tissues is the root cause of this change. In addition, the body’s ability to produce collagen and elastin decreases as it ages. As a result, the area under the eye loses volume and shape; as a result, resulting in baggy eyes. Bone loss is another cause of under-eye hollows. As scary as it may sound, the phenomenon is relatively common. 

Bone loss is noticeable in the periorbital areas, often known as eye sockets. The number of bone-regenerating cells in the face depletion significantly over the age of 35. The bones around the eyes widen over time, resulting in eye hollows and flattened cheeks. Wrinkles and folds appear as our tissues grow large for the underlying bones.

Benefits of Under- eye fillers

Targeted injection of hyaluronic acid in the area under the eye to decrease unwanted dark circles, hollows, lines, or wrinkles is known as under-eye filler. 

  • Less Recovery Time

One of the best things about fillers is that they require very little downtime after being given.

You would need several days or weeks to recover after a facelift or other, more invasive procedure. Then, you can have the injections and return to your daily routine right back with fillers.

  • Fast Procedure

Receiving fillers is also a pretty efficient process. You can be in and out in just thirty-forty minutes in most situations.

  • Fast Results

The treatment takes only a few minutes when you get fillers, and the benefits are immediate. The fillers may take a few days to settle in properly. However, you will see an improvement immediately.

  • Long-Lasting Results

These results are quick, and they last for a long time. Most people find that their results last for 6 to 9 months.

They also find that subsequent filler injections are required less frequently.

  • Natural Facial Enhancement  

Treatments using under-eye fillers assist in rejuvenating the face and give it a more natural look. This is due in part to hyaluronic acid’s ability to attract water. This makes your skin appear plumper and hydrated naturally.

People will notice a difference once you undergo under-eye injections. However, the effects will not be as dramatic or visible as those seen with more invasive treatments.

Fillers are therefore more appealing to people who desire to improve their look in a subtle way.

What to expect after receiving an under-eye filler?

  • Minor bruising, swelling, and/or redness are likely to occur after you have your fillers.
  • It usually takes a week for these symptoms to go.
  • After your injections, make sure to stay out of the sun as much as possible. This reduces the risk of further bruising and swelling.
  • Also, do not touch the region for at least six hours after the injections. After that, gently wash your face and apply some light makeup.

Get Your Under-Eye Fillers Today

Under-eye fillers can help improve the appearance of the under-eye area, by smoothing out and plumping up the skin. This is a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure, and many people find it to be a great option for improving their overall appearance.

Under the eye, fillers can fill up any unwanted contours, defects, or lines under the eyes.

About the Author 
Dr. Peter Kay has been practicing cosmetic surgery in Tucson, AZ for more than 25 years. He is a Board-Certified plastic surgeon as well as a member of the American College of Surgeons. Along with the team at Perfection Plastic Surgery, Dr. Peter Kay provides an individualized approach to patient care.