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What is tear trough deformity (under eye hollows) and how to treat it

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS - REG: MED0001189889 on 25 Jul

Written by Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS - REG: MED0001189889

Tear troughs or under eye hollows are well defined, dark and deep hollows that are located between the lower eyelid, nose and upper cheek. In youth, no significant separation is typically noticeable between the eyelid and the cheek. However, with the passage of time, resulting from the shrinkage of the bone and the downward slide of the skin and cheek fat pad, the separation is noticeable. This prompts patients to seek a solution as these hollows highlight the ageing process.

Topics: Face Eyelids plastic surgery
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