Dermal fillers are substances that have been developed and tested for injections into certain areas of skin and tissues for the purpose of cosmetic improvement. They are compatible with the body and can be classified as permanent or temporary fillers. In the latter group, the compound is called hyaluronic acid and mimics the same compound in our body. They are used to uplift the mid-face, cheek augmentation, chin augmentation, perioral area, lips augmentation, improve the shape of the nose, etc. Dermal fillers are the second most commonly used injectable treatment for lines and wrinkles and are generally safe.
Dermal fillers are made to mimic our natural hyaluronic acid. Its purpose is to hydrate the skin, giving the tissue firmness and plumpness, whilst also helping to restore lost volume.
Where dermal fillers are popularly used?
- Thinning lips, a lack of lip line and a cupid’s bow
- Smokers lines
- Chin Augmentation
- Cheek volume and lifting
- Improve lower face sagginess
- Nasal labial folds
- Pre-jaw area
- Under-eye area
- Corners of the mouth
- Marionette lines
- Smile lines
Are dermal fillers safe?
There has been an increased concern regarding the safety of aesthetic procedures. Dermal fillers are safe in safe hands. It is important to consider a well-trained practitioner, clean environment, use of quality fillers, and the use of advanced techniques to reduce any risk of injection into blood vessels.
What are the most common complications from the use of dermal fillers?
Some people can have a reaction to fillers but this is extremely rare. Common minor side effects include bruising, redness, and swelling which settle within a few days.
How long does it take to have fillers and how long does it last?
The procedure takes a short time but if you are having several areas treated, you will require a longer consultation. This is assessed on an individual basis and results are dependent on the area treated. Fillers generally last from 6 to 12 months.
When are fillers not recommended?
There are certain people that can not have dermal fillers. These are those who have reduced immunity, autoimmune diseases, have a propensity to bleed, or are on an anticoagulant. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers can not be treated.
Taking the next step
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