What treatment is recommended for fine lines under the eyes for a 32 year old?
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The lines under your eyes are caused by an overactive muscle
You should be re-evaluated after 2 weeks to see how you look. Sometimes you may need a little filler underneath the eyes. I recommend Belotero Balance, which smoothly integrates into your undereye area and rarely causes lumps or bumps compared with other fillers.
I hope this helps!
Thickening of Orbicularis Oculi
Lines underneath the eyes can be very frustrating! Wrinkles underneath the eyes can be caused by a multitued of factors. The wrinkles in your case are due to thickening (hypertrophy) of the orbicularis oculi muscles which are the muscle that help close the eyes. Therefore when you smile you have the "bulge" and wrinkle. To counteract this a few units of neuromodulator (Botox, Dysport, or Xeomin) can be expertly placed into the muscle. This will shrink the muscle and the wrinkling will improve. Your eyes may also look bigger given that the muscle isn't closing as tightly when you smile. Visit a board certified dermatologist for assessment and treatment. Side effects may include dry eyes (esp if you have a history or wear contacts) and weakening of the muscle which may impact closing of the eye. Your doctor will discuss these in more depth with you. I hope that helps.
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