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Dark circles and hollow eyes. What can I do? I have heard fat injections will go away very quickly. (Photo)

I am 46 with olive skin , as I age around my eyes gets more dark and hollow. I don't have wrinkles in my face but my eyes make my face look very tired and old.I have heard fat injections will go away very quickly. What can I do and how can I find a good doctor in my area? Thank you
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Doctor Answers (3)

Hollow eyes with dark circles

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Although it is somewhat difficult to see from your picture, it appears that some of your problem is hereditary pigmentation which might improve with various topical or laser treatments.  The hollowness can be improved as suggested, quickly with various fillers most of which can be injected in a single session and will last for about one year.


Miami Dermatologist

Tear troughs

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I really like using the product Redensity 2 for filling under eye hollows or tear troughs as they are  called. This procedure is relatively painless and takes minutes to do.  With the use of micro cannulas  there may be minimal bruising.  Results can last over 12 months.

Philip Solomon, MD
Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

Dark circles

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It is hard to tell in this picture what you look like since you have covered up the lower eyelids.  Fat does not usually go away quickly.  It will initially look overcorrected, and then some of the fat will get resorbed.  Whatever remains usually lasts many years.  You can always try an HA filler there first to make sure you like the result you would obtain with filling the lower eyelids.  The HA will gradually go away .  

John J. Martin, Jr., MD
Coral Gables Oculoplastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

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