I'm 30 years old and I want to know how to get rid of the lines under my eyes. (photo)

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Eye bags

I WOULD TRY FILLERS BEFORE GOING IN AND DOING SURGERY , THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FAT TRANSFER AND FILLERS ARE FILLER ARE LESS INVASIVE AND CAN LAST 6-9 MONTHS SOMETIMES UP TO A YEAR DEPENDING ON WHICH ONES. FAT TRANSFERS ARE USUALLY SURGICALLY DONE WITH LIPO AND TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER AREA OF THE BODY. A FAT TRANSFER CAN ALSO BE DONE THROUGH A LOCAL AFTER SURGERY FOR A REPEAT FAT INJECTION. FAT INJECTIONS OR TRANSFERS ARE USUALLY MORE PERMANENT. THIS IS SOMETHING THAT YOU MAY WANT TO SPEAK TO YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT IN A CONSULTATION AND SEE WHAT YOUR OPTIONS ARE.


New York Facial Plastic Surgeon
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I'm 30 years old and I want to know how to get rid of the lines under my eyes.

Hello Shavong,

Based on your photos the area that draws my eye is the tear trough area.  This is creating a hollowed look below your eyes and creating that line.  I'd recommend fillers into this area.  I prefer Restylane as it is less prone to look lumpy or swollen and has a nice duration.  

I'd recommend you consult with one of the core aesthetic physician injectors for this area such as a facial plastic surgeon, plastic surgeon, or dermatologist.

I hope this helps and good luck.  

William Marshall Guy, MD
The Woodlands Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 25 reviews

A small amount of under eye filler would be very helpful here.

I prefer Restylane here.  I do not like the so-called smooth fillers.  These tend to shift after placement. Be aware that this is a fussy service but very helpful.  Do your homework to find an injector who knows what they are doing.

Kenneth D. Steinsapir, MD
Los Angeles Oculoplastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

Under eye treatment

Thank you for your question.  Based on the photo provided, the hollows under your eyes (tear troughs) can be treated nicely with conservative use of dermal fillers.  This can help smoothen the area and create a natural contour.  Best wishes.  

Paul Nazemi, MD
Newport Beach Oculoplastic Surgeon
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You may benefit from a dermal filler to “fill in” this space, creating a smoother profile.

Your tear trough is creating the unwanted line under your eyes. You may benefit from a dermal filler to “fill in” this space, creating a smoother profile. Fillers are typically made of hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance in the body. The filler lasts up to 6 months. More long lasting results are maintained with maintenance injections. The procedure is simple and minimally painful. I would recommend that you meet with an experience facial plastic surgeon for a consultation and to discuss your treatment options.

Julio F. Gallo, MD
Miami Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

Fillers

You look very young from the photo to have or need any surgery and the photo is not ideal to evaluate things but something more conservative like a filler may be far more appropriate. See a board certified surgeon in your area with an expertise in aesthetic surgery for more information. Good luck!


Dean Vistnes, M.D.
Vistnes Plastic Surgery
San Francisco Bay Area

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M. Dean Vistnes, MD
Bay Area Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 45 reviews

Under eye concerns

You may find that a combination of treatments will work best for you.  Fillers will help to smooth the appearance of the under eye area.  For a more complete result, consider laser treatments or microneedling (Skin Pen) to improve the texture and look of the skin.  Visit with a plastic surgeon in your area to learn more.

Camille Cash, MD
Houston Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 31 reviews

Under Eye Rejuvenation with fillers, lasers, microneedling/prp

Fillers, lasers, and microneedling/PRP can improve under eye wrinkles. My patients try to get non surgical treatments to avoid surgery. We use PRP and stem cells there often. I suggest consulting with an expert to develop a treatment plan best suited for your short and long term goals. Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 177 reviews

Lines under eyes

You're young with still good skin although it's a bit hard to tell from the picture. The lines you're referring to appear to be what we call the tear trough deformity. It's largely genetic but as the volume of the mid face shrinks and falls with age, these ares of depressions develop. 

I like to treat them with filler to start out with- there are surgical more permanent options if you'd rather but it's nice to see how you'd like it with a filler in the area. 


Hope this helps and God Bless!

Dr. Robb

Philip K. Robb Jr., MD
Evans Otolaryngologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 11 reviews

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