Looking for Experienced Physician with Restylane for Dark Eye Circles

Does anyone know in Holland an highly Experienced Physician with Restylane who can treat dark eye circles under the eye? Thank you.

Doctor Answers 3

Dark eyelid circles and restylane

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Restylane or juvederm are fillers that can improve the crease of the lower eyelid.  Some dark circles are related to this indentation but other dark circles are related to true pigmentation and fillers don't help this. Blood flow or hemoglobin iron deposits have been theoretical causes, although not proven, and fillers would not improve this either.

Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 39 reviews

Restylane and dark eye circles

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Dark circles under the eyes can be thin skin and showing the color of the muscle, can be genetic coloring, and can be shadowing.  Restylane will only help the shadowing.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

Restylane for Dark Eye Circles

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Dear Linda99999 in Belgium:

Thank you for your question. Treating dark circles under the eyes is often frustrating. If the darkness is caused by or made worse by shadowing, and you have a depression in the skin under the eye, a filler may help.  It won't however, erase dark circles.

Dark circles under the eyes caused by pigmentation, usually brown, will not be affected, and dark circles caused by blood vessels underneath the skin (usually purple) may be made worse. Since Restylane, Juvederm and other Hyaluronic Acid (HA) fillers are clear, the purple from the blood vessels can transluminate through it and cause the skin to appear purple.

If you have bags, blepharoplasty may be a better option.The best way to get advice in this area is to see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in your area who is experienced with surgical and non-surgical treatments. Be prepared though, with all the advancements made in cosmetic plastic surgery procedures, sometimes makeup is still the best treatment.

Joseph Mele, MD
Walnut Creek Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

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