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If you’re like many people, you may think the dark circles under your eyes are related to a lack of sleep, stress, or diet. While these factors can certainly contribute to eye bags, many patients are surprised to learn that dark circles can also be caused by a loss of volume, which creates a sunken area or shadow under the eyes. With injectable dermal fillers, the areas around and under the eyes can be rejuvenated, giving patients a fresher, brighter, more youthful look. At Kevin R. Hanz, M.D. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Dallas, TX, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Hanz offers a complete range of dermal fillers, including under-eye and tear trough fillers, to help patients look and feel more confident than ever. Discover more about how under-eye fillers work below, and find out which product may be the best option for you.


What causes dark circles under your eyes?

In some cases, circles under the eyes are genuinely due to fatigue. However, many men and women develop under-eye circles as a natural side effect of the aging process. Age-related eye circles are often the result of volume loss or bags under the eyes, both of which can create dark shadows.


How do I get rid of circles under my eyes?

If you are well-rested and still have under-eye circles, it may be time to consider your cosmetic eye rejuvenation options. One of the most popular and effective treatments for reducing dark eye circles is dermal filler injection. By restoring volume to the under-eye area, dark circles or eye bags often improve dramatically, giving the patient a smoother, more even, more youthful overall appearance.


Which filler should I get under my eyes?

With virtually endless filler options available today, you may be wondering which filler is best for under-eye circles. The answer may vary from person to person. Generally speaking, however, hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers offer the smoothest and most natural-looking results. This is due in part to the texture and pliability of HA fillers, which works well beneath delicate areas like the thin skin under the eyes. Additionally, HA fillers can be dissolved using another injectable, Hyaluronidase, should the outcome be less than ideal. Some of the most popular and effective fillers for under-eye circles include:

  • Restylane®


During your initial consultation for under-eye fillers in Dallas, TX, Dr. Hanz will carefully evaluate your features, discuss your concerns, and explain the differences between your various filler options to help determine which product may be most appropriate for you.


How long do fillers last under the eyes?

On average, fillers under the eyes can provide results that last up to 12 – 18 months. Should patients begin to notice a return of under-eye circles, repeat filler injections can help to restore their original results and keep them looking refreshed and youthful once again.


Are eye bags weighing you down? Consider under-eye fillers in Dallas, TX

If you’re struggling to conceal dark circles under your eyes and want a convenient, long-lasting solution, you may be a candidate for under-eye filler injections. To learn more about using fillers to minimize circles under the eyes, call Kevin R. Hanz, M.D. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery to schedule your consultation with top Dallas, TX board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Hanz today.