Dark circles under the eyes, circular dimples, and wrinkles under the eyelids caused by aging, constant use of glasses, or conditions such as liver problems can make the face look tired and sad. Unfortunately, as you get older, the cellular tissues ages; and the amount of blackness and dark circles under the eyes increases. As you age, the process of growth and replacement of old cells won’t be the same as in youth. Giving importance to adequate sleep, removing salt from the diet and skin care are some of the measures that help eliminate dark circles under the eyes; but such measures have temporary effects. So if you want to get rid of dark circles and puffiness forever, with a safe way with high durability, eye filler injection will be the best option!
The purpose of injecting filler under the eyes is to lighten and fill under the eyes, which helps to minimize the amount of wrinkles and dark circles under the eyes. You can performs filler under the eyes in the areas around the eyes, including:
To inject the filler under eyes, first we have to mark the areas where we’re going to inject filler in; then it’s time for sterilization with cleaning fluid. Specialists usually use anesthetic cream, which takes a few minutes to absorb into the skin and work, in the area . Then, they will inject the filler into the desired area using a small, delicate needle with high precision.
People with thicker and smoother skin get better results from injecting fillers under the eyes; and a very important point to keep in mind is that fillers do not change the color under the eyes. The injection of the filler under the eyes takes about a few minutes; and as the bruising and swelling under the eyes go away, the final results of the injection will be determined.
Different types of fillers under the eyes are:
Filler injection not only helps to remove dark circles under the eyes, but also has the following benefits:
The under-eye filler doesn’t require special preparation; but still, following a series of tips can help increase the safety of this method. Recommendations before injecting the gel include the following:
The eye filler is an outpatient procedure, performed without the need for anesthesia. You’ll return home the same day of injection and will be able to do your daily chores immediately. Symptoms such as bruising and swelling may appear in the area after the injection. These symptoms are perfectly normal and resolves after a few hours to a few days. Among the tips and care after filler injection that you should consider are:
The filler under the eye gradually absorbs into the skin. And you can see the final results after the disappearance of bruising and swelling at the injection site; but the point to keep in mind is that the filler under the eye does not have permanent results. So, for best results, repeat the injection. The degree of stability of the results depends on the type of filler as well as the amount of blackness and wrinkles; but in general, the filler will last at least six months. Hyaluronic acid fillers can last for nine months to a year. Calcium hydroxyapatite fillers will last twelve to eighteen months. Poly-lactic acid fillers have a shelf life of two years.
The cost of gel injection varies from person to person; and is determined by factors and parameters such as: filler type, filler injection dose, amount of wrinkles or dark circles under the eyes, specialist’s salary, clinic costs and geographical location. Attending pre-injection counseling sessions will help you get the details of the procedure, including the final cost.
Hyaluronic acid fillers used under the eyes are approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and therefore; injecting fillers under the eyes is a completely safe procedure, especially if done by an experienced and properly trained physician. Fillers shouldn’t be injected into blood vessels under any circumstances; because this mistake can have very dangerous side effects such as blindness. Therefore, in order to maintain greater safety, people who are allergic to filler materials or have an infection at the injection site are said to avoid this procedure.
The main reason of dark circles under the eyes are usually genetic; but factors such as aging, lack of sleep, insufficient water intake, or the presence of blood vessels can also be involved. Since under-eye filler injection is a safe and low-risk method, all people who are dissatisfied with the blackness or dimples under their eyes can benefit from this method in consultation with a specialist. However, note that under-eye filler is prohibited in the following cases and conditions:
In fact, there is no age limit for injecting filler under the eyes; and people over the age of eighteen can benefit from this method. However, we recommend that people who are older, have thinner skin, or have a large amount of puffiness under their eyes, consult a specialist about the effectiveness of the injection.
Since the filler under the eyes is done using very fine needles, there is usually no pain. Just at the moment the needle enters the skin you may feel a slight burning sensation; in fact the amount of pain is limited. Which is tolerable. But because the pain tolerance threshold varies from person to person, and some people have thinner and more sensitive skin, the specialist may use an anesthetic cream; this action can provide more comfort. So talk about it with your specialist during consultation session if you can’t tolerate even a little pain.
As mentioned, the injection under the eye filler has a high percentage of safety; so the possibility of complications is very low. However, since each person’s body is different in response to the filler, some people may experience some side effects. Side effects such as:
You can minimize the possibility of complications after eye filler injection, if an experienced specialist performs the filler injection. And even if you yourself follow all the tips and care after treatment, they may increase to 0%!