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I'm female, 49, with hollow tear troughs. The rest of my face looks good. I had a medium tca peel to make my under eye skin less crepey.
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I'm going to wait a month and then try restylane in the tear troughs. My facial plastic surgeon says cheek implants to push the trough area up combined with a lower bleph would give me a better result. What do you think?

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AlexanderRivkinM.D.


Plastic surgeon
los angeles, CA
United States
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  you are right
July 5, 2010 4:57 PM

restylane is easy, inexpensive and, most importantly, easily reversible with hyaluronidase. it is true that not everyone is a good candidate for restylane injections into the tear troughs. (more)
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docblinski


Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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July 1, 2010 3:30 AM

Before such an aggressive treatment try a filler like the HA's (Restylane, et al) or fat transfer to the tear trough. From MIAMI DR. B (more)
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drnassif


Plastic surgeon
Beverly Hills, CA
United States
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June 30, 2010 8:04 PM

Hello,

I would really need to see photos to give you the best advice. If you wish, you may send any photos to Lisa, my patient care coordinator at Lisa@spaldingplasticsurgery.com and I (more)
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samir


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Baltimore, MD
United States
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  Tear trough
June 29, 2010 1:36 PM

See a BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON, have a complete analysis of your face and what bothers you and discuss your options, risks and potential complications. Then decide. (more)
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drgrossman


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New York, NY
United States
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June 29, 2010 11:43 AM

Implants are a bad idea and Restylane is far from being good for everyone. Fat transfer should provide the best results that are permanent and easily if needed correctable. (more)
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drkavali


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Atlanta, GA
United States
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  Facial implants don't age with the rest of your face
June 28, 2010 2:15 PM

I'm not a fan of most facial implants because, as you age, the implant stays where it was placed. The rest of your tissues will stretch and sag, and the implant will end up looking quite (more)
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pearsonfaces.com


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Fleming Island, FL
United States
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  Correction of tear troughs
June 28, 2010 1:21 PM

Hyaluronic acid gel fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, etc.) really work well in tear troughs. It's also inexpensive compared to surgery and is reversible.

Blepharoplasty usually does *not* (more)
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MissJ521@aol.com
Camb, MA
United States
  cheek implants don't....
June 28, 2010 8:38 PM

Cheek implants don't really cover the tear trough area. The TT area is medial maxilla bone and cheek implants are more lateral and lower than where the TT is.



 



 

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