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Patients with Tired, Dark Under-Eyes? Refresh Them with Juvederm!

Juvederm treatment for dark under eyes
Whether they’re caused by fatigue, genetics, or the ageing process, under-eye bags are an incredibly common issue. And, while a variety of cosmetic creams and so-called “natural” treatments—such as cucumber compresses, rosewater, and raw potato slices —are often suggested as a cure-all for this troublesome issue, hyaluronic fillers provide much more effective, long-lasting results. If your patients are complaining about puffy, discolored, or tired-looking under-eyes, consider treating them with Juvederm injections. What causes dark circles and under-eye bags?   As previously mentioned, dark circles—a general term for cosmetic concerns in the under-eye area —may stem from a variety of issues. Characterized by a lack of fat beneath the eye, this discoloration stems from an indentation known as the “tear trough hollow.” While genetics are often a culprit for this problem, fatigue, dehydration, allergies, and the aging process may a ...

How Can Hyaluronidase Treat the Tyndall Effect?

Tyndall effect treatment with Hyaluronidase
What is the Tyndall effect? The Tyndall effect, originally known as Willis–Tyndall scattering, is the scattering of light by particles in a colloid or in a very fine suspension. This phenomenon is named after the Irish physicist, John Tyndall who discovered that a beam of light can become scattered and visible by illuminating particles. In the world of aesthetic medicine, the Tyndall effect is the bluish discoloration of the skin that has been injected too superficially with dermal fillers. This preventable side effect is typically seen in areas where the skin is thin, such as the tear trough and perioral areas, as light is more easily reflected in these areas. Patients and doctors may sometimes have difficulty observing this cosmetic complication under poor lighting. In fact, The Tyndall effect can even appear as a bruise. Nevertheless, physicians should look for raised areas or palpable lumpiness where the filler is administered, as this may indicate the filler has been inje ...

How to Fix Gummy Smile with Botox (Botulinum Toxin Treatment)

get rid of gummy smile
What is gummy smile? Dental professionals refer to gummy smile as “excessive gingival display.” Patients are diagnosed with this condition if more than 2mm of gum tissue is exposed when they smile. Patients with this orthodontic disorder may notice that their upper teeth appear too short as the pinkish gum tissues are very prominent. Though gummy smile is usually harmless, excessive gingival displays may negatively impact an individual’s self-esteem. If a gummy smile is caused by an abnormally developed jaw or irregular eruption of teeth, then patients may also experience an improper bite. Most of the time, a gummy smile is a result of a high lip line. The average lip line should show only the teeth in the upper jaw as well as some of the gum that extends towards the teeth. But, a high lip line simply means that the upper lip is hyperactive and moves higher than normal when smiling, exposing the upper teeth as well as a considerable amount of gum tissue. Sugges ...