Getting Rid Of Dark Circles: Tear Trough Filler

If you are fed up of having dark circles under your eyes, tear trough filler may be exactly what you need. With your eyes being the focal point of your face, you will want them to be as healthy and rejuvenated as possible so that you look your best.


Thanks to tear trough fillers, dark circles under the eyes are quickly becoming a thing of the past.



What Is A Tear Trough Filler?

The tear trough is the lower area under the eye, just before the cheek. The dark circles can appear in this area for a number of reasons, including: ageing, allergies and even as a result of a sleepless night. A tear trough filler can ensure that people can’t tell a story from looking solely at the areas around your eyes.



How Do Tear Trough Fillers Work?

The filler injects hyaluronic acid into the tear trough under your eye and adds volume, whilst also helping to reduce darkness. The results can be deemed to be fantastic, helping to add youth, health and colour back under your eyes and onto your face.



What To Expect From The Fillers

After the anaesthesia has kicked in for 15 minutes, the treatment is relatively painless. The filler is injected into the skin in a series of small bursts using a fine needle.

For 3-7 days after the treatment, you may see bruising and lumps begin to appear on the treated area. Typically, these side effects will only last a few days and can be easily covered up with makeup if required.



Are There Any Risks?

With any invasive or non-invasive treatment, there are always risks and tear trough fillers are no exception. Due to the fillers being injections, there is the risk of swelling or bruising which are only temporary. However, there are some risks, which although are uncommon, should be considered prior to treatment. These include:

  • Swelling and bruising
  • Asymmetry under the eyes
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Skin staining
  • Puffiness due to over-correction
  • Hyper-pigmentation post-inflammation
  • Blindness (this is a rare side effect)


Are The Fillers Permanent?

Tear Trough Fillers can be both permanent or temporary depending on the filler itself and your personal preference. In some cases, if you opt for a permanent filler, there can be the option to have these removed or dissolved in the event of a complication.



Are Tear Trough Fillers Suitable For Everyone?

Unfortunately, tear trough fillers are not suitable for everyone, especially those who have a known allergy to the product or have an infection where the injection is set to be inserted.

What’s more, if you are either pregnant or breastfeeding, then you are recommended not to have the treatment. If you have alcohol in your system, you should avoid tear trough fillers as you are more likely to get bruises from the injections.



How Much Will It Cost?

Of course it depends where you have the treatment, so we recommend that you talk to a specialist regarding prices, as they will calculate the costs during a consultation.

Before you commit to tear trough filler treatment it is important to research the procedure and to speak to your doctor or a specialist, who will advise you on where to go and whether or not you are suitable for the procedure. At Waterhouse Young, we utilise a number of leading dermal fillers including Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse and more. Book a consultation with a member of our expert team today to see if you are eligible for tear trough fillers.