Pretarsal roll augmentation with dermal hyaluronic acid filler injection

  • Gyu Sik Jung
Ideas and Innovations


Pretarsal roll augmentation with dermal hyaluronic acid filler injection focuses on restoring pretarsal fullness. This study aimed to introduce a method of pretarsal roll augmentation with dermal hyaluronic acid filler injection and establish the level of difficulty, safety, and effectiveness of this method. Eighty female patients were enrolled in this study. Hyaluronic acid filler was used to perform pretarsal roll augmentation. Physician and patient satisfaction at 1 month and 4 months after surgery was investigated. The level of satisfaction was graded from points 1 to 5. The patient satisfaction and physician scores were 4.7 ± 1.1 (mean ± standard deviation) points at 1 month and 4.8 ± 0.9 points at 4 months and 4.6 ± 0.9 points at 1 month and 4.8 ± 1.0 points at 4 months, respectively. No major complications were observed. Our technique provided a natural and younger appearance with pretarsal fullness. This technique was easy to perform for the restoration of pretarsal fullness, and it improved periorbital contouring, rejuvenated the pretarsal roll, and provided excellent esthetic results.

Level of Evidence: Level V, therapeutic study.


Hyaluronic acid filler Pretarsal Filler injection Esthetics 


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Gyu Sik Jung declares no conflict of interest.

Research involving human participants and/or animals

This study was performed according to the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki. For this type of study, formal consent is not required.

Informed consent

All of the patients provided written informed consent before the surgical procedures and outcome analysis. Patients provided written consent for the use of their images.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of MedicineKyungpook National UniversityDaeguRepublic of Korea

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