What you need to know about getting tear trough treatment in Brooklyn and Manhattan

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Tear troughs explained

In these toggles we explain what you need to know about tear troughs

Tear troughs are the grooves that sit just under the lower eyelid, also known as dark circles, sunken eyes or eye bags.

They are a common concern among woman and men.

When our skin’s natural amounts of collagen begin to break down, the skin becomes thinner, more brittle, and the loss of fat deposits causes creases, wrinkles, and sagging. As a result, the delicate skin under your eyes can become dark, sunken, and tired-looking.

Common causes include:

  • Aging
  • Dehydration
  • Vitamin deficiencies
  • Sleep issues
  • Weight loss
  • Genetics
  • Smoking
  • Allergies
  • Sinus infection
  • Trauma

Before undergoing any treatment, we will need to perform an ophthalmic examination to ensure you have no eyelid or eye surface problems.

We will evaluate your skin type, take photographs of your face to document your appearance, and discuss your concerns and goals.

Collagen and dermal fillers

We can treat tear troughs with collagen, as well as other natural or artificial dermal fillers.

Dermal filler injections can target the weakened collagen under the eyes and restore the fat deposits, creating a healthy smoothness to the skin that makes your eyes look younger and healthier.

A combined treatment approach may be necessary, in which case, we will also give you some advice on diet, lifestyle, and skin-care.

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About the expert

Dr. Samer Khosrof | Ophthalmologist

Dr. Samer Khosrof is a top eye surgeon in New York City with over 25 years of experience treating complex eye conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related eye conditions.

His extensive experience enables him to stay on top of the latest treatments available. He believes in the efficacy of medical technology and has the expertise to deploy the newest diagnostic and treatment techniques to treat his patients with 100% confidence.

When you become a New York Eye & Retina Clinic patient; you’re a Samer Khosrof patient first. This means he sees you before your surgery, he performs your surgery, and he provides your aftercare. In the end, you’re his patient, and he takes that responsibility very seriously.

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