Injectable fillers also known as dermal fillers, is a technique utilized with the end goal of plumping up fine facial lines and wrinkles. This procedure helps in clearing the fine lines and wrinkles from the first session itself making dermal fillers more appealing than other surgeries. The dermal fillers are made up of several diverse materials that deliver visible results. A good cosmetologist will recommend you the best dermal filler suitable for your skin type and help you in acquiring the desired results. Normally, Injectable fillers or dermal fillers are categorized as semi permanent or permanent dermal fillers.
Recommended for Dermal fillers help in treating signs of facial aging at an early stage. Dermal fillers are used on patients who want to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, skin folds, loose skin, or scars without undergoing surgery. Dermal fillers can also be used to treat acne scars, dark under eye circle and puffy eyes.
Dermal fillers plump and firm the skin
Before your treatment
Patients should consult with the doctor about their expectations and discuss problem areas to be addressed. The doctor will then choose the type of dermal filler which best suits the patients needs. Before commencing with the treatment, the doctor may conduct a skin test in order to ensure that the patient is not allergic to the filler.
How is it performed
Dermal fillers is a simple procedure that involves using tiny needles on the wrinkles, deep creases and laugh lines.Once a treatment plan has been established, the doctor will disinfect the injection site, before proceeding to inject the filler directly into the area. Materials Commonly used dermal fillers include hyaluronic acid (eg. Restylane and Juvederm), calcium hydroxyapatite (Radiesse), Poly-L-lactic acid (Sculptra) and collagen fillers (ArteFill, CosmoDerm etc.) Anesthesia local anesthetic is used to numb the area. Procedure duration The Dermal Fillers takes 30 to 45 minutes.
Injections are administered to the treatment area to smooth and firm the skin
Post treatment Methodology
Post procedure care
Icing the injection sites immediately after treatment helps to reduce swelling and discomfort. It is advisable to avoid applying direct pressure onto the site for several hours after the procedure.
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Not recommended for
Inflamed or infected skin, prone to excessive scarring, bleeding disorders, any severe allergies, allergy to collagen, eggs, animal products or lidocaine (check which substances are used in the clinic).
Infection, allergic reaction, open or draining wounds, necrosis.