Which would you recommend; under eye filler or fat grafting?
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Thank you for your question! The treatment of the under eye area - can be done with fillers such as Restylane ( the blue color happens when it is put too superficial) or with Micro Fat Grafting- this can give excellent results and lumps/bumps should not occur if it is placed on the deep layer. 1/5 patients may need more fat added after 2 months. Platelet Rich Plasma is another option- but for volume and correction of the hollow it will most likely take 2 treatments 2 weeks apart.
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Trevor M Born MD
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Under eye filler, fat vs other ?
As far as the fat goes, the under eye area is filled to slightly more than needed. When done correctly, lumps are quite rare, the initial swelling is obvious for the first 7-10 days, after which it should look great and continue to heal over the next few months. Pain is minimal, bruising varies and ice packs are important for the first 24-48hrs. Good luck!