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    Dermal Fillers To Decrease Or Remove The Shadow Of The Lower Lids

    Remove Shadows Under the Eyes

    Nasojugal groove or the tear trough is a small lesion of skin running from the inner eye to the outermost corner. Patients with puffy or baggy palpebromalar groove often experience an obvious division of skin between the cheek and the lower eyelid.

    Tear trough deformities and under-eye bags can create an aged and tired appearance. In most cases, these occur together and can correlate with either fat gain or loss in areas around eyelid structures. Dermal injectables are an excellent form of noninvasive treatment for removing or reducing lower lids shadow.

    Candidates for this dermal filler injectable may have eye bags, puffy eyes, and dark circles. The Plastic Surgery Institute of Atlanta (PSI), led by plastic surgeon Dr. Paul McCluskey, provides dermal filler injectables to decrease or remove the shadow of the lower lids for patients in Atlanta, Marietta, Georgia, and surrounding locations.

    Causes of Lower Eyelid Bags

    Changes in the lower lids can be due to several reasons. Some people get more prominent dark circles and bags than others as they age. Naturally occurring fat pockets under the eyeballs grow which causes under-eye bags to occur as you grow older. Fat under the eyeball herniates or protrudes through the thin skin of eyelids with time.

    Tear trough deformity can occur in adults of all age groups. They are as common in patients in their early 20s as they are in mature adults. Patients in 70s and 80s may suddenly develop tear trough deformities with no warning. Lower eyelid trough gets deeper with age, which makes patients appear tired even when they are not. They may get under-eye bags, eyelid bags, and puffy eyes as a result.

    Correct Lower Eyelid Bags with Dermal Fillers

    Facial injectables are the primary treatment option for lower eyelids. Dermal fillers can help in improving deformity and volume deficiency that people may suffer with age. It can also help in reducing the extent of visible herniated fat. Under eye dermal fillers can reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation that is common in such cases. Fat grafting or hyaluronic acid based fillers are generally the preferred treatment options.

    Procedure Overview

    Dermal filler procedure is an in-office treatment that is completed with the help of a topical anesthetic. The treatment can be completed in just 30 minutes if using hyaluronic acid. You should be able to return home immediately following the procedure.

    Blunt-tipped cannulas are recently being introduced by treatment providers for injecting the facial fillers. This helps in reducing discomfort and bruising. Generally, a topical anesthetic is used for making the procedure comfortable.

    Getting Rid of Dark Circles

    Topical anesthetic is used for performing under-eye bag filler procedure. It takes around 30 minutes to complete the procedure. Your injection provider will make use of a blunt-tipped cannula for injecting the filler carefully in the under-eye area.

    This is a safe way of performing the procedure. It decreases bruising and reduces discomfort. Injections will be placed strategically for reaching the desired aesthetic. The treatment provider will administer topical anesthetic for reducing discomfort.

    The Plastic Surgery Institute of Atlanta, led by cosmetic surgeon Dr. Paul McCluskey, receives patients from Atlanta, Marietta, Georgia, and nearby areas for dermal fillers to decrease or remove the shadow of the lower lids.

    Contact Marietta, Georgia Plastic Surgeon Dr. Paul McCluskey at the Plastic Surgery Institute of Atlanta for a Consultation

    For more information on procedures and treatments offered by Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Paul McCluskey and the Plastic Surgery Institute of Atlanta, visit:

    Serving patients in and around Marietta, Atlanta, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Alpharetta, Buckhead, Morningside/Lenox Park, Virginia-Highland, Candler Park, Midtown, Inman Park, Poncey-Highland, Ormewood Park, Georgia and other surrounding areas.