Ridge and discolouration under eye 1 month after Restylane injection to tear troughs. What's your opinion? (Photo)
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Filler swelling and Discoloration after Restylane Injections
It appears from your photos that the product was injected too superficially. Please consult a board certified dermatologist with experience in cosmetic facial injections to have the product dissolved. I suggest waiting a few weeks and then have the tear trough area re-injected properly with either Belotero or Restylane.
Hemosiderin Staining After Under Eye Injections
If it's 42 days out and you still have darkening under the eyes that was left behind after bruising, then it is likely to be hemosiderin staining. Hemosiderin staining is differentiated from the Tyndall effect because the Tyndall effect is normally bluish or even dull grey whereas hemosiderin staining appears more like a brownish color.
In our Los Angeles and Orange County based practice, we treat Hemosiderin staining with gentle q-switched Nd:Yg laser treatments. The heating effect of this laser (which is designed for dark lesions like tattoos, sun spots and birthmarks) coaxes the dark pigment out over a short period of time (2-3 treatments).
Ridge and discolouration under eye 1 month after Restylane injection to tear troughs. What's your opinion?
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