Dermal Fillers is a common term used to describe naturally- derived or synthetic materials which is directly injected into skin with the purpose of restoring volume loss to the specific area to the point where the wrinkle, depression, or fold is gone. Fillers which are commonly used are made of bio-degradable products such as Hyaluronic Acid. Non-invasive procedures such as dermal filler is a great alternative for those who are reluctant for surgical facelift.
What should you expect?
Our aesthetic doctors will administer the treatment during a brief office visit. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC, JUVÉDERM® XC, JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC, and JUVÉDERM VOLLURE™ XC contain lidocaine to help minimize discomfort during treatment. If you’re still concerned about treatment discomfort, topical anaesthetic cream can be applied to treatment area. The results of dermal fillers cam be seen almost immediately and will last from 8 10 15 months depending on the type of filler used.
Where can Dermal Filler can be injected?
Dermal fillers can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and restore age-related volume loss/folds or to enhance contours. Dermal Fillers maybe injected over forehead, cheek, periorbital, chin, temporal, ear lobes, hands, nose, jawline, nasolabial folds, marionette lines.
What are possible side effects?
The most commonly reported side effects are injection-site redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, discoloration, and itching.
Most conditions can be alleviated with topical icing and massage and will improve within a matter of hours or just a few days. It is generally recommended that you avoid intense physical activity for the first 24-48 hours to minimize swelling and bruising.