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Dark Circles

  • 눈 밑 다크써클이 있는 경우
  • 눈 밑 다크써클이 없는 경우

Dark circles appear due to weakened shield covering fat underneath eyelid that causes bulging and shadowy appearance.
Individuals with dark circles may look aged or fatigued, so correction must be considered.

Correction of Dark Circles

Dark circles are usually classified into 4 types, and it is important to choose suitable method for individual.

01

Loosened Eyelid with Fat
: Fat Removal on Lower Eyelid

다크써클의 교정 방법

  • 1. Resect inner surface of lower eyelids for 5mm.
  • 2. Remove unnecessary fat.

Individuals in 20s and 30s have better results due to more elasticity in their skin.

There is no visible scar since the incision is made along the inner surface of eyelids.


  • 지방제거 전

    Before

  • 지방제거 후

    After

OPERATION INFORMATION
수술정보
Operation Time

30 minutes ~ 1 hour

Anesthesia

Local Anesthesia with IV sedation

Stitch Removal

dissolvable thread is used (No stitch removal required)

Recovery Period

· Can return to daily routine right after the procedure
· Major swelling subsides within 2-3 days after surgery

* Recovery period varies on individual cases.

02

Bulging Fat yet Sunken Lower Eyelids
: Fat Relocat

다크써클의 교정 방법

  • 1. Resect near the lower eyelashes.
  • 2. Make a partial removal of excess fat.
  • 3. Relocate remaining fat to broad area and fix it firm.

Instead of removing unnecessary fat, it is relocated in order to even out the skin surface on lower eyelids.

If there is not enough fat to fill up the sunken part, autologous fat grafting may be necessary.


  • 지방재배치 전

    Before

  • 지방재배치 후

    After

OPERATION INFORMATION
수술정보
Operation Time

1hour 30 minutes

Anesthesia

Local Anesthesia with IV sedation

Stitch Removal

5-7 days after surgery

Recovery Period

· Daily activities (facial wash, make-up) are possible right after surgery
· Major swelling subsides within 2-3 days after surgery

* Recovery period varies on individual basis.

03

Sunken Lower Eyelids : Autologous Fat Graft

Grafting excess fat from own thighs, hips, and abdomen is another method to correct dark circles, and also known for body contouring effect since the procedure grafts unnecessary fat from own body. BK Plastic Surgery Hospital has developed our own method to increase survival rate of grafted fat cells to enhance lasting period and results of the procedure.


Process

자가지방이식 방법

  • 1. Proceed local anesthesia with IV sedation.
  • 2. Harvest fat from thigh, hips, and abdomen using a small cannula.
  • 3. Insert harvested fat into centrifugal separator to purify fat cells.
  • 4. Inject fat into several skin layers evenly underneath lower eyelid skin.

  • 지방이식 전

    Before

  • 지방이식 후

    After

OPERATION INFORMATION
수술정보
Operation Time

1hour 30 minutes

Anesthesia

Local Anesthesia with IV sedation

Stitch Removal

5-7 days after surgery

Recovery Period

· Daily activities (facial wash, make-up) are possible right after surgery
· Major swelling subsides within 2-3 days after surgery

* Recovery period varies on individual basis.

자가진피 눈 밑 애교술

04

Sunken Lower Eyelids : Filler Injection

What is the benefit

It is more effective when depression is not too severe. Reinjection after certain period of time is necessary in order to maintain the result since it usually lasts up to 1 year.


Dark Circle Correction using Filler Injection

Filler is substance injected to either skin or underneath subcutaneous tissue to create volume. Injection with natural substance such as hyaluronic acid can correct dark circles enhancing youthful appearance.


Process

Apply sedative ointment on lower eyelid. Wait about 40 minutes for eyelid skin to be sedated. Inject filler into where love band is desired to be created.


  • 눈 밑이 꺼진 경우 : 필러 전

    Before

  • 눈 밑이 꺼진 경우 : 필러 후

    After

OPERATION INFORMATION
수술정보
Operation Time

1 hour including anesthesia

Anesthesia

Sedative ointment

Stitch Removal

Not applicable

Recovery Period

· Light bruise may appear
· Daily activities (facial wash, make-up) are possible on the same

* Recovery period varies on individual basis.

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