my eyes are so hollowed. i've turn 20 and look like in my 40s. i hate this look. i've got exam coming up and i can't focus on it due to my look. i am so embarrassed to go outside or even face my friend. i hate my face. people tell me to be happy but i can't even after trying so hard because i keep worrying. i tried all home rem ides to solve it. i do have 7.5 to 8 hours sleep. i drink lots water. i think this could be genetic but i really want way out of this problem. please give me some advice.
How to Repairs my Hallow/sunken Eyes? (photo)
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Under eye hollowness
Fortunately, there are good options for correction. In the past, implants in this area had been very popular, but the current trend in cosmetics is that implants are being replaced with fillers that have significantly longer durations and better outcomes. Fillers have the main benefits of very little risk when compared with the surgical procedure of an implant and the long-term complications that all too often force those implants to get removed. Fillers also cost a fraction as much.
You may hear a debate from some surgeons about fat transfer versus fillers, but the reality is that fat transfer is unpredictable, even in the best hands. Hyaluronic acid fillers provide a very consistent volume and result. Newer fillers last significantly longer, with very high patient satisfaction when used in this area.
Seek out a consultation from somebody with experience. Read: beware, not everybody has the knowledge and skill set necessary to deal with this area. All too often I am dissolving filler from other injectors who have chosen the wrong product or the wrong patient to inject in the periorbital area. The ability to be dissolved is another benefit of filler in this area, as it can often be sculpted and corrected to achieve the natural appearance desired.
To ensure you are receiving the highest level of care, seek out a dermatologic surgeon, oculoplastic surgeon, facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon who is board certified and fellowship trained in one of these "core four" cosmetic specialties.
Under Eye Fillers
Filler or implants.
The best solution to give dramatic changes are implants suited to your contours. Hands down for this procedure.
The second solution are fillers to both the tear troughs and beyond *malar areas/ cheek areas. Fillers in this area are tricky to perform as the filler need to lay on your bone (safety), additionally cheek fillers can blend in the fillers from your troughs. Technically challenging but possible. Expect only a 40-50% correction with fillers. They last 9-14 months.
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Your eyes are deep set, but you also have what is known as a tear trough deformity. This can be corrected by one of two mechanisms. You also have flat Malar eminences (cheek bones). A combination of silicone cheek implants and silicone tear trough implants could change your hollow eyes to haunting eyes.
As an alternative, injectable fillers can accomplish the same correction. This is much cheaper and gives you the idea of what can be done.
A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon experienced in facial implants and tissue fillers would be the correct person to see to start you on your road to greater self esteem.
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Possible Treatment for Hollowed / Deep Set Eyes
Hollow under eyes
You have two options for fillers, one is a temporary injectable- I commonly use Belotero injections in this area (please see my before and after pictures under belotero)- which gives natural results lasting 3-6 months.
Your other option is fat transfer to the area, which also produces natural long lasting results when done well. (Refer to my before and after pictures for fat transfer). Hope this helps.
Options for Under-Eye Bags
I'm sad to hear that you don't like your appearance. You have beautiful eyes. We find that injectable fillers are extremely popular for those not yet ready for blepharoplasty (corrective eye surgery). I personally recommend Teosyal Redensity II for the tear trough area. It helps address dark circles and deep hollows under the eyes. My patients have loved the results achieved with Teosyal Redensity II injections. Restylane is also a good option.
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