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Hello, The skin underneath our eyes is very thin and delicate. In most cases, fillers placed here are deep to the skin and depending on specific procedure can be deep to the muscles as well. A chemical peel (superficial or medium depth) affects only the skin and no deeper areas (ie where the filler is placed). However, due to the thinness of the skin in this area it is very important that you discuss the chemical peel and its location with the Physician who placed the fillers. What you...
It is common and reasonable for practitioners to perform chemical peels and fillers (involving the lower eyelid region) at the same visit. With the lower eyelid, however, significant inflammation and edema frequently occur even with light chemical peeling agents. Ideally, the filler material is placed just above the level of the periosteum (bone), but it frequently ends up in a more superficial location. The inflammation from the chemical peeling agent could theoretically cause some...