What is a Tear-Trough Correction?

Aging begins around the eyes and can result in hollowness under the eyes, also known as the tear trough. The hollow is due to the loss of fat/volume in the area and can cause you to look tired. There are a couple of ways to correct this including surgery and minimally invasion procedures during an office visit. Here are two options you can consider!

1.Hyaluronic Acid Filler

The use of filler for the under-eye area is very common and can be performed during an office visit. Tiny droplets of filler will be injected in this area to fill in the hollow tear trough. The procedure takes less than 30 minutes and the results can last up to 12 months. You can see results almost immediately with full results in 2 weeks. Slight bruising may occur but it varies based on the patient.

2. Fat Transfer

Permanent correction to the under-eye area can be achieved by filling it with fat. A Fat Transfer is the process of transferring living fat cells from one area to another that needs filling, like your tear trough. This is a more invasive surgical procedure that needs to be performed under anesthesia but is much more permanent than commercial fillers.

If you are interested in seeing Dr. Gerald Imber as a patient, please call (212) 472-1800 or email, info@drimber.com to schedule your appointment.

Dr. Gerald Imber is a world-renowned board-certified NYC plastic surgeon and is recognized by the US News and World Report as among the top 1% of plastic surgeons in the United States. He is the Director of his plastic surgery practice located on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. Dr. Imber has performed more than 3000 Facelifts and specializes in less invasive surgical approaches for face and body. He offers a wide variety of anti-aging treatments including innovative esthetic and surgical procedures for both men and women.

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