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What are tear trough fillers?

By January 27, 2023No Comments

Tear Trough filler is an injectable treatment that is used under the eyes, to add volume beneath the eyelids and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

What is a tear trough?

A tear trough is a deep crease between the lower eyelid and upper cheek, which can cause a shadow to appear below the eyes. Tear troughs can be an inherited trait, or they can become more prominent with age as the facial tissues lose volume.

What can tear trough filler do?

Filler can be inserted into the tear trough to add volume beneath the eye, lift and tighten the skin.

tear trough area

Hyaluronic acid fillers are usually used, as it can increase moisture and lift the skin. It is a substance that naturally exists in the body. It can also treat dark circles under the eyes, improves the overall skin quality, and encourage the production of collagen.

What is the procedure?

Tear trough fillers are a relatively safe procedure, and they are less invasive than tear trough surgeries, which include fat grafting and fat repositioning. Fillers such as Juvéderm Volbella. It is used to increase the fullness of a hollow under-eye area, but the effects are temporary and last for about a year. Tear trough filler can be painful, but this usually only lasts for a few minutes. You may also feel pressure around the eye area, but the pain itself is usually minimal.

Tear trough filler may not be for everyone, so you should consult a doctor, who will be able to give you advice and guidance on whether this treatment is for you. You may be an ideal candidate for tear trough fillers if you have moderate sagging under the eyes, healthy, thick skin, and you are aware that the treatment is temporary. Tear trough filler may not be for you if you have very thin skin, excess skin beneath the eyes, excess fat under the eyes, or a medical condition that increases your risk of complications.

What dermal fillers can be used to treat the tear trough?

Juvéderm Volbella

Juvéderm Volbella is used to treat delicate areas, such as the tear trough and the mouth. It has small hyaluronic acid particle size, to subtly correct the area. This filler can last up to 12 months, depending on the client’s age, metabolism, skin type, and lifestyle. Filler to treat the tear trough is temporary, so treatment will need to be repeated to maintain results.

Restylane Eyelight

Restylane Eyelight is a hyaluronic acid filler specifically designed for the tear trough area, as it can reduce dark under eye shadows, reduce fine lines/wrinkles, and stop your eyes from looking tired. It replenishes lost volume, smooths out the area, reduces shadows and hollows under the eye, there is no downtime before and after treatment.

Are there other options to treat the tear trough?

Skin Boosters can also be used to treat the tear trough area. Skin boosters can be used to hydrate and smooth out the lines and wrinkles, as well as brighten the dark circles. Some of the best treatment options include Jalupro and Sunekos.


Jalupro is an injectable skin booster treatment, which contains amino acids. It works by stimulating fibroblasts in the skin to produce collagen and elastin, which restores elasticity and volume to the skin. Jalupro is ideal for treating dark circles and bags under the eyes, fine lines, sun damage, loss of tone, dryness, and scarring. Results can last for around 6 months to a year.


Sunekos 1200 is a skin booster with antioxidant properties. It can be used to volumize, tighten and lift the skin. It’s also used for treating acne scarring, dark under eye circles, wrinkles and sagging skin. You can also use Sunekos 200, alongside Sunekos 1200 to boost the results.