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Gramercy Park Dermatology is unique among skin care practices. We have a 75-year reputation as a New York institution and destination practice for all aspects of skin health. Our goal is to not only make your skin look good, but to help you feel better about your overall appearance.

We offer the latest advances in skin science and technology, from wrinkle reducers and fillers, to a full complement of state-of-the-art imaging tools and lasers--essential for 21st century dermatology diagnostics and treatments.

Our greatest pride is in our high levels of patient satisfaction-offering each of our patients unhurried care. We may be specialists, but we take a global view of our patients' health needs. So while we are future-oriented, we understand the importance of hands-on, personal care. Our unwavering focus is on total skin health, because everyone should feel comfortable in his or her skin.

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QUESTION:

I have had puffiness under my eyes for a couple years now, and it has recently gotten even more pronounced. I've tried the roller wands (Olay, etc.) that have not worked. Is there anything else I can do without resorting to plastic surgery? I enjoy senior citizen status!

ANSWER:

Kudos for embracing your senior citizen status! Puffiness under the eyes can be due to  fat pads that have moved forward due to loss of orbital bone and muscle tone. Swelling under the eyes is sometimes associated with underlying medical conditions (thyroid), dietary intake, or water retention. A consultation will evaluate for these conditions. 

 Puffiness can accentuate the infraorbital rim or "tear trough", and dermal fillers can be used to improve this accentuation and lessen the apparent fullness. Hyaluronic acid is injected using a microneedle technique. This is a non-invasive procedure with no down time.The infraorbital area will appear better hydrated and less puffy.

Topical products such as antioxidants and skin brighteners may also be used to improve skin texture and color.  

 

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