The features around your eyes can significantly affect your overall appearance. Tear troughs are a prime example. Over time, you may have developed a pronounced demarcation between your lower eyelids and your cheeks. The resulting bagginess and hollowness can make you appear older or more tired than you actually are.

Dr. Christopher Manios provides treatment with tear trough fillers to help Walnut Creek and Pleasanton patients reduce or eliminate these concerns. By introducing dermal fillers to these areas, he is able to add fullness and create a smooth and natural-looking transition between features.

Dr. Manios brings a careful and studied approach to treatment. He is both a plastic surgeon and an expert in non-surgical facial rejuvenation. As a result, he has comprehensive knowledge of the anatomy of the face as well as extensive experience with dermal fillers.

The Benefits of Tear Trough Fillers

Beneath the surface of your face are overlapping planes of fat that give lift and volume to your features. These fat planes tend to separate from one another over time. As a result, your cheeks may fall lower on your face and begin to flatten out. You may also develop a visible demarcation between your eyelids and cheeks. Tear trough fillers can help Walnut Creek and Pleasanton patients improve these concerns by restoring volume in a targeted way.

Injections can also address other changes in your features. As you age, you may experience a natural widening between the lower eyelid and the cheek. This widening can cause hollowness. Tear trough fillers can resolve hollowness by filling in the area.

Dr. Manios’s Approach with Tear Trough Fillers

As a new patient to Dr. Manios’s practice, you will benefit from a welcoming, discrete, and professional experience. Patients receive appointment blocks that offer enough time to get to know Dr. Manios and to explore all of their options for care.

Typically, Dr. Manios will begin by inviting patients to discuss the concerns that they have. If you have noticed signs of aging or fatigue below your eyes, you may be a good candidate for tear trough fillers. Dr. Manios will conduct a facial assessment, reviewing your features from multiple angles and sides to determine an approach to treatment. He will also talk with you about what to expect with tear trough fillers and answer any questions you may have.

The plan of treatment that Dr. Manios recommends will prioritize an attractive, natural-looking outcome as well as your safety and comfort. Before he provides tear trough fillers to Walnut Creek and Pleasanton patients, he will carefully examine the areas around and beneath the eyes. Certain vein conditions can affect the appearance of these areas, in which case a different treatment approach may be necessary.

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What You Can Expect with Tear Trough Fillers

Walnut Creek and Pleasanton patients usually receive JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC for their treatment. In Dr. Manios’s experience, VOLBELLA offers the most natural-looking and subtle improvement to prominent tear troughs. The JUVÉDERM collection of fillers makes use of hyaluronic acid, which delivers nutrients, helps retain moisture, and adds volume.

Your treatment with tear trough fillers will take about 15 minutes. Immediately afterwards, you should be able to see your results. The filler should soften the demarcation of the tear troughs and give you a smoother, younger, and more alert appearance.

You should be able to return to your normal activities after your visit to Dr. Manios’s practice. Typically, the benefits of tear trough fillers last about one year.

Find out more about treatment with tear trough fillers near Walnut Creek and Pleasanton. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Christopher Manios online or by phone at (925) 989-6560.