About Tear Troughs
Tear troughs are the area starting from the inner corner of the under eye, extending to the outer corner and down to the cheek. This area will naturally have slight hollowing but due to factors such as genetics and age, this impression can become much deeper and darker than desired. These concerns may be further worsened by shadowing, enhancing any pre-existing depth and darkness.
When the tear trough is seen as overly hollowed, there are many negative associations, including unfairly ageing your appearance and perpetually looking tired.
Why Tear Trough Filler?
To treat this extremely delicate area, an experienced dermal injectables physician with skill, proficiency and an eye for details is required.
Tear trough filler may be the right treatment option for you if you are after the following:
- To appear well-rested, refreshed and rejuvenated;
- Desire to look younger.
Candidacy will be determined upon physical examination of the eye areas - this includes eyelid shape, orbital morphology, lower lid tone, volumetric and skin analysis.
Our Approach & Design
The eyes are in constant motion, and perhaps more than we realise (when squinting or smiling, for example), which affects the surrounding areas. This makes it essential to see an experienced injector who will recommend the most appropriate amount for injecting in the tear trough as the tear trough is one of the most complicated areas to inject. It is also imperative that patience is exercised and that this area does not become over-treated, which will result in overfilled tear trough, giving an unnatural look
Proper injecting technique is a crucial component in ensuring that small white ‘bumps’ do not appear several months after your treatment. Tear trough correction is very common worldwide and correcting misplaced filler from treatment elsewhere is a very common procedure at our clinic. Additionally, utilising the proper dermal filler product is imperative as one should be chosen that provides lift, whilst not attracting water to the area. Both of these factors will ensure that the shape remains smooth and consistent long after your appointment.
Loss of fat pads and orbital bone all contribute greatly to the darkening and hollowing of the tear trough area; all of which further age you. Most people only inject the middle section of the under eye area to inner eye corner area but it is also important to be able to see and treat the outer section of the under eye area (which is very often neglected or under-treated) to achieve a smooth, blended look.
Beyond The Box We think far ahead before we pick up our syringe and inject. Many factors come into our mind when we treat your under eye areas. It is crucial to make the correct diagnosis for the reason of undereye hollowing - is it due to cheek deficiency or true undereye hollowing, or both? Without addressing the actual underlying cause, the undereye area will not look well-treated.