Cosmetic Adolescent Filler: An Innovative Treatment of the “Selfie” Complex
“Selfie” photography is increasing among teenagers, accentuates congenital anomalies, and impacts self-confidence. Tear trough deformity is most commonly due to aging, but also occurs as a congenital anomaly and can be a major source of insecurity and embarrassment.Objective:
The purpose of this study is to show the efficacy and safety of hyaluronic acid gel filler in a teenage patient with congenital tear trough deformity.Material and Method:
We describe the case of a teenager who underwent hyaluronic acid gel filling to the tear trough deformity at age 14 years. Prospective follow up was assessed for 5 years.Results:
The patient improved clinical appearance and self confidence. Her satisfaction level was high, and no complication occurred during entire follow up.Conclusion:
In this case, hyaluronic gel acid filler was safe and effective for augmentation of congenital tear trough. The patient was satisfied and experienced increased self-esteem.