A Prospective, Open-Label Study of Hyaluronic Acid-Based Filler With Lidocaine (VYC-15L) Treatment for the Correction of Infraorbital Skin Depressions
Infraorbital skin depressions are one of the most troublesome facial areas for aesthetically aware patients.OBJECTIVE
Evaluate effectiveness and safety of Juvéderm Volbella with Lidocaine (VYC-15L; Allergan plc, Dublin, Ireland) for correction of bilateral infraorbital depressions.METHODS
In this 12-month, prospective, uncontrolled, open-label study, subjects aged ≥18 years with infraorbital depressions rated ≥1 on the Allergan Infra-oRbital Scale (AIRS) received injections of VYC-15L with optional touch-up treatment on Day 14. The primary efficacy measure was ≥1 AIRS grade improvement from baseline at month 1.RESULTS
Of 80 subjects initially treated with VYC-15L, 75 (94%) completed the study. All injections were intentionally deep, most using multiple microbolus technique. At 1 month, 99.3% of eyes achieved ≥1 AIRS grade improvement. The responder rate (subjects with ≥1 AIRS grade improvement in both eyes) was 99% at month 1, 92% at month 6, and 54% at month 12. Most injection site reactions (e.g., bruising, redness, irregularities/bumps) were mild and resolved by day 14. Late-onset mild to moderate edema was observed in 11% of eyes at month 6% and 4% of eyes at month 12.CONCLUSION
VYC-15L is effective and safe for the treatment of infraorbital depressions, with effectiveness lasting up to 12 months.