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Tinted or Opaque Fillers to Avoid Tyndall Effect?
1 Doctor Answer | Asked by Noria in Portland, OR
Fillers and complications
Some fillers such as Radiesse are actually pigmented and avoid the complication of the "Tyndall" effect. However, if placed too superficially, these can be seen as a white substance immediately beneath the skin - just trading one problem for another. The Tyndall effect usually results from a "clear" gel filler such as Restylane or Juvederm being placed too superficially in the skin. Light is transmitted through the skin and can reflect through the gel resulting in a...