How many vials of Juvederm are typically used for the lower left and right eyes(bags under eye), to achieve a nice natural look, but with noticeable difference?
How Many Vials of Juvederm Are Typically Used for Both Eyes (lower Eye Bags)?
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Juvederm under eyes should be used in very small amounts.
1) Juvederm Ultra or Restylane should be used in this very unforgiving area, not Juvederm Ultra Plus.
2) The filler is placed deeply, under the muscle, and in tiny amounts.
3) We usually use only one syringe, very occasionally two.
Number of Juvederm Vials
Difficult to say. 1 syringe may do the trick or it may take more depending on how deep the leading edge of the lowere eylid bags are. Have you consider lower eyelift to remove these bags?
How Many Vials of Juvederm for Lower Lid Bags
Fillers are not used to treat lower eyelid bags, but depressions along the orbital rim. If bags are the problem, consider surgical excision. I use a lot of Juvederm but prefer to Restylane in the lids because it is less likely to cause temporary edema (swelling) immediately after injection. I typically use 1 syringe for both lids.
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