Advice on under eye/temple hollows, possibly tear trough?
Advice on under eye/temple hollows, possibly tear trough? I have bad under eye circles and deep hollows around my temple area which are both particularly noticeable when I’m standing directly under light. The circles under my eyes run from the inner eye area all the way down to the upper cheek area. Please help me with some information on what the cause of this is and what my options are in regards to potential treatments to rectify. Will dermal fillers help?
As we age, we lose bone and fat in the face. We also lose collagen in our skin. Collagen is the protein that keeps our skin tight and minimises wrinkles and sagging. Ageing, and the loss of bone, fat and collagen causes the youthful “heart-shaped face” to fall with gravity and become more “square” and hollow. Replacing lost volume in the face with filler is a great place to start. Think of it as building the strong foundations for a house. Not many people realise just how much difference replacing lost volume can make. The results are subtle, but noticeable. It is a very natural way of making someone look more youthful. Rather than look like you’ve obviously had fillers, it just gives you a subtle freshen up, like you’ve had a great night’s sleep. People are often amazed that simply adding volume to the cheeks can have such an amazing effect on bags under the eyes, and lines from the corners of the nose to the corners of the mouth. It’s my favourite place to start. Replacing lost volume in the hollows of the temples with dermal filler can help restore a more youthful appearance to the face. It also acts to tighten skin under the eyes, giving a “mini-facelift” that can help to minimising wrinkles under the eyes.
Ultimately your treatment will depend on your own aesthetic goals, the experience of your injector, and your budget. I would recommend a review with an experienced injector who can assess you in person, discuss your goals, and formulate a treatment plan.