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Artefill, Fat Grafting or Other Treatment? Post Blepharoplasty Hollowness

I am 42 years old, and had upper and lower eyelids done 9 months ago. I am not happy with the final result- too much skin removed- eyes look hollow and skeletonized, dead and expressionless. I am very eager to fix the problem but do not want to make another mistake which I will regret later. Which is the best treatment for post blepharoplasty hollowness? Artefill, Fat grafting or other treatment? What are the chances of the correction procedure going wrong? Many thanks

Doctor Answers 4

Eye hollowness correction

I would recommend you stay far away from permanent artificial fillers such as artefil, as you will near certainly experience negative consequences in your lifetime.  I commonly see patients with your condition in my clinic for correction.  I feel that fat is by far the best filler of all and yeilds the best and longest lasting results at the price of a bit more recovery and swelling.  For a quick fix any Hyaluronic acid based filer is safe and effective.  I use Juvederm in my practice because of high quality standards and a long history of patient satisfaction.  I hope this helps!  

All the best,

Rian A. Maercks M.D.

Miami Plastic Surgeon
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4500 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami , FL 33137

Fat Transfer

I like Restylane for this, or Juvederm. Thank you for your question and good luck with everything.

Vivek Bansal, MD
Danville Plastic Surgeon
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360 Rose Ave
Danville, CA 94526

Fat grafting to rejuvenate the eyes


Aging is in part volume loss and much of this is fat loss.  Since most of the energy of our appearence is centered around our eyes volume loss in this area can have a particularly aging affect.  The defect of you upper eyelid/eyebrow area is called an 'A-frame" deformity since it looks like the shape of an "A" and it is a direct result of insufficient fat in that area.  The thinne the are where fat is to be grafted the more likely it is that you will need more than one session.  Make sure you choose a well qualified and experienced board certified plastic surgeon as achieving harmonious results in this are can be challenging.  Look at their before and after photos as this can give you an indication on what they have been able to achieve.

All the best,

Dr Repta

Remus Repta, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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8900 E Raintree Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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