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A 24-year-old male asked:

is there a way to transfer something more permanent to fix sunken eyes, such as muscle tissue or cartilage? fat sounded best but lasts only a few yrs?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Plastic: Surgical implants made of various substances, are available for su cuticular placement
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Dr. Adam Hamawy commented
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
As a general rule we should try to replace tissue with similar properties. Sunken eyes occur due to loss of fat volume. Done properly fat transfer could be long-lasting as well
Jan 28, 2015

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