Does injecting fats "behind the eyes" and "deep into the orbital septum" makes a difference? i've read on realself that injecting fats behind the eyes is very dangerous, but the most korean doctors injects deep into the orbital septum to avoid lumpiness. are they the same?
Fat Injection Behind the Eyes and Deep into Orbital Septum Makes a Difference?
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Any deep injection around the orbit has the chance to cause bleeding and form a hematoma. The complication can be devastating
Fat injection into the eyelids
Fat can be injected into the eyelids but deep injections are more risky. If it is in the upper eyelids injections along the lower border of the superior orbital rim will yeld better fat retention with less risk. Of course using a blunt needle is the safe way. Sharp needles have been associated with blindness. Injections deeper may also damage the levator muscle causing ptosis of the eyelids. Lumpiness is related to technique. If done carefully lumpiness should not happen.
Fat injection into orbital septum
Fat injection can be done along the lower lid. cheek junction. This is not placed behind the orbital septum usually.