Does Belotero really minimize the risk of tyndall effect?
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Darkness following injections of dermal fillers into tear troughs
Belotero and Tyndall Effect
The Tyndall effect is due to refraction of light through different media of tissue and can result from any type of product that is injected under the very thin skin of the lower eyelids near the tear trough. However, Belotero is the "thinnest" of the hyaluronic acid based products and the refraction coefficient is not very different and less likley than the other products to cause this effect. Technique is VERY important here and the principles of optical physics apply to the Tyndall effect.
Belotero for Under Eyes
Belotero is the only filler for the under eye area which usually does not product the Tyndall effect. Without posting photos it is difficult to ascertain if you are a candidate. This delicate area under the eyes is the area that you must see an expert for the best cosmetic results. Best, Dr. Green
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