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Carboxytherapy for Under-Eye Dark Circles FAQ’s

Dark under eye circles are difficult to conceal with makeup, and often make you appear tired, even when you’re fully rested. This problem is relatively common but it’s important to understand the origin of dark circles in order to develop a treatment plan. Dark circles are typically caused by one of three factors, either alone or in combination.  The first possibility is that there is actual deposition of pigment into the skin of the lower eyelid.  This pigment deposition is commonly due to post-traumatic hyperpigmentation, where the skin of the lower eyelids has been perpetually irritated, usually from chronic tearing due to allergies or dry eye.  Skin pigmentation is the easiest cause of dark under eye circles to treat because it responds well to a combination of carboxytherapy and home bleaching regimens.  I do not use hydroquinones, the over-the counter bleaching agent, on delicate eyelid skin because in some individuals this can worsen the dark circles.  Instead, I prescribe a combination of kojic acid and arbutin to help reduce the hyperpigmentation.  This gives my patients a safe and gentle treatment product that they can use at home while the carboxytherapy sessions are performed in my office. 

The second cause of dark under eye circles is vascular pooling.  The capillary network of the lower eyelids can become congested for a variety of reasons.  Normally, the tears drain from the eyelids into the nose, but if there is some obstruction due to chronic nasal congestion from seasonal allergies or a nasal fracture, the drainage doesn’t function well, and the blood flow to the lower eyelids becomes sluggish, giving rise to the boggy blue tinge known casually as “allergic shiners.”  The lack of appropriate oxygenation to the lower eyelid skin allows the bluish cast to show through the thin skin of the eyelids.  Carboxytherapy works to improve the capillary network of the lower eyelids, as well as to increase the dermal collagen layer in the lower eyelid skin.  By injecting a small amount of carbon dioxide gas into the affected areas, blood flow is increased and improved capillary networks are formed for longer lasting circulatory benefit.  The bluish cast is replaced with a healthy pink tone.  Once a series of four to six sessions is completed, the skin has a more luminous appearance that lasts approximately six months.


 

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The following services are offered by
Dr. Zdinak and offer visible results when used in combination as prescribed during your consultation. Offering both surgical solutions & nonsurgical solutions.



Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery [surgical correction of the eyelids and eyebrows]
THERMAGE BODY
Non Surgical Body Shaping
THERMAGE FACE
Non Surgical Face Lift  
Scarless Mole Removal
BOTOX® and Natural Fillers
[Restylane®, Perlane®, Juvéderm™, Sculptra®, Radiesse™, Artefill]
Lip Augmentation
Treatment of Dark Undereye Circles [Carboxytherapy]
Treatment of Stretch Marks & Cellulite [Carboxytherapy]
Acoustic Wave Therapy for Cellulite
Exilis NonSurgical Fat Reduction
EuroGlowFacial Mesotherapy
Laser Hair Removal Services
Cryolift Cryotherapy Facial
Black Tie Facial Treatment
Australian Ultrasonic Facial Treatment
Lumixyl Skin-Brightening
Total Hand Rejuvenation
Torn Earlobe Repair
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Phototherapy
Pixel Laser Non-Ablative Skin Resurfacing
Removal of Superficial Facial Veins and Cherry Red Spots
Superficial Chemical Peels
SilkPeel™ Diamond Microdermabrasion
PRP Dermal Blood Fillers
LipoContour

The Blog

Which Celebrities Admit to Thermage as their ” Go to” Fountain of Youth ?

We have the greatest patients in the world. But you will never know who. In fact our office is so discreet and private there isnt even a name on the door to protect the privacy of our patients. We also try to schedule patients so that with our four comfortable private suites you should never see anyone when you visit us. Perhaps a celebrity visiting our neighbor Oz Garcia. Many celebrities happily brag that they live by his healthy regimens.[...]

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Over 10 Years of Thermage Black Diamond Awards and “firsts” in New York

Wow ! I was just reviewing a press release from more than 10 years ago. Its actually been over 10 years since Precision Aesthetics and Dr Lisa Zdinak introduced the new Thermage NXT to NY. See the press release I am thrilled to be the first doctor in New York City to use the ThermaCool®NXT with the new customized tips. My patients and I are seeing more dramatic immediate results and enjoying a faster, more comfortable treatment experience Thermage NXT[...]

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Melt Fat Safely in Weeks and get smoother tighter skin as a side effect

Coolsculpting has the biggest unprecedented advertising budget in the short history of medical aesthetics. However it is a procedure with still many unanswered questions. Coolsculpting admits three side effects that would require surgery. It takes longer and has the result of more loose skin vs more tighter skin when you are melting fat. Choosing to freeze vs melt fat is hard to evaluate objectively when people are exposed to the $100 million dollar advertising budget of Coolsculpting every day. Although[...]

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Coolsculpting the $100 million dollar advertising elephant in the room

We chose not to add Coolsculpting. We already melt fat in weeks with Exilis vs months with Coolsculpting. The side effect of Exilis is smoother tighter skin. The side effect of Coolsculpting is more loose skin, which then costs the patient another procedure, very immoral. Finally Coolsculpting has 3 side effects that would require surgery to correct. Dr Lisa would never allow something that dangerous for her patients. Written by John Aslanian Marketing and Research

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Stretch Marks ? Still the only one !

Not only were we the first to treat stretch marks with Carboxytherapy, which works. We also make it painless. Our patients have reported that the stretch marks we have treated have not returned. We have been doing it for 10 years. New stretch marks can be created if you have another baby or gain and lose a lot of weight, but the ones we remove are gone and they dont come back. This is probably the only procedure that you[...]

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