Regardless of her general youthful look, new mother Nicole Gist couldn’t fairly shake her sleep-deprived look. So after consulting a number of buddies, she booked an appointment for undereye filler. “You’ll be able to really feel a substance being injected, however the course of itself just isn’t painful,” says Gist, who had solely slight swelling post-procedure. “After a number of days, I appeared as if I have been getting the eight hours of sleep that I’ll by no means get once more.”
Judging from the current uptick in noninvasive eye remedies, Gist isn’t the one one feeling (and searching) a bit of extra sleep-deprived within the COVID-19 period. “Tear trough fillers have been on the rise in my workplace,” says Michelle German, a board-certified doctor assistant primarily based in Washington, DC. Undereye fillers, often manufactured from hyaluronic acid, construct quantity below the decrease lids to cut back hollows and darkish circles. Juvéderm, which has been used off-label to deal with the undereye space for years, is up for FDA approval for the tear trough, which might make it the primary filler within the U.S. with that designation.
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