Facial fillers are used to bring back the the youthful look of the face, soften wrinkles and folds and regain back the volume in areas where volume is lost. They are used to eliminate the forehead wrinkles, lines between eyebrows, the crows feet beside the eyes, dark spots under the eyes, pit of the eyes and the tear ducts.
The under eye filler, originally known as the light filler; improves the dark circles under the eyes. With a combination of hyrochloric acid and amino acids, it restores the elasticity and texture of the tear trough area under the eyes.
The aesthetic appearance of the face can be improved by increasing the volume of the cheeks and cheekbones; making the face more attractive. Loss of volume is caused by aging, displacement of the fat pad and other structural reasons.
Fillers done on the cheeks and cheek bones through the lifting effect, help alleviate the sagging in the area close to the chin. Treatment of nasolabial lines and lines on the side of the mouth called sad lines bring our a more relaxed look. In addition, fillers are also used to lift the eyebrows, shape up the chin, and relieve the thin folds on the cheeks.
- FACIAL FILLERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FACIAL FILLERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do facial fillers work?
Facial fillers are mainly used to lift up the sunken areas under wrinkles, scar or sagging skin. The effect of the filler makes the skin appear full and the wrinkles to reduce or disappear. Sometimes the filler may improve collagen production.
How is the procedure done?
The filler is injected into the wrinkled area; on the lips, a fine needle is used to inject small quantities of the filler. Filling injection takes 20-30 min. The result are immediately visible. The patient may resume their normal duties immediately after the procedure. The temporary filler lasts 8-12 months, the semi-permanent filler 12-24 months and the permanent filler 5 years or more depending on the patient and the amount of the filler used.
Which regions can be treated with filler injections?
Sagging areas of the face, forehead lines, lines between eyebrows, wrinkles around the mouth, the nasolabial lines, wrinkles extending from the mouth to the jaw, shaping the eyebrows, highlight cheekbones, adding the volume to lips, correct asymmetric lips, lifting and shaping the nose.
What care should be taken after the procedure?
Immediately after the procedure its advantageous to apply ice on the face and lie on your back for a few hours. Do not do heavy sports for 2 days after the procedure. Do not do very hot showers after the procedure.
What are the side effects of facial fillers?
Swelling, redness, bruising and tenderness may temporarily be observed on the treated area. These side effects are temporary. You can apply concealer to hide the bruises. Do not take blood thinners before the procedure. There may be an infection may occur earlier or later if the skin is not well taken care of. Poor quality fillers may cause allergies and reactions later.
Facial fillers are not suitable for
Fillers should not be used on or around areas with skin diseases or inflammation. In addition, pregnant or breastfeeding women should not use fillers or or anti-wrinkle injections.
Is the facial filler procedure painful?
The procedure does not hurt if done by an experienced doctor. In recent years, anesthetic components have been added into the fillers making the procedure much more comfortable. People with sensitive skin can use local anesthetic creams, local anesthesia and application of ice before the procedure.