Tear Trough Fillers


Procedure Time

less than 20 minutes


up to 6 months


minimal, avoid exercise for 24 hours


none required

Tear trough filler is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure designed to address hollowness, dark circles, and under-eye bags by injecting dermal fillers into the tear trough area. This treatment helps to restore volume and smooth out the transition between the lower eyelid and the cheek, resulting in a more refreshed and youthful appearance. The fillers used are typically composed of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body that attracts and retains moisture, providing a plumping effect.

On the day of the procedure, a topical numbing cream is applied to ensure comfort. Using a fine needle or a blunt-tip cannula, the filler is carefully injected into the tear troughs. The process is precise and meticulous, often taking about 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the extent of the treatment needed.

Post-treatment, patients may experience mild swelling, bruising, or redness at the injection sites, but these side effects usually subside within a few days. There is minimal downtime, allowing patients to return to their daily activities almost immediately. Results are often visible right away, with full effects becoming apparent after any initial swelling diminishes. The results typically last between 9 to 12 months, after which maintenance treatments can be scheduled to preserve the rejuvenated appearance.

Tear trough filler is suitable for individuals who experience under-eye hollowness, dark circles, or a tired look despite adequate sleep. This treatment is particularly popular because it offers immediate, natural-looking results without the need for invasive surgery. By effectively restoring volume and smoothness to the under-eye area, tear trough filler provides a subtle yet significant enhancement, contributing to a more vibrant and youthful facial appearance.