Dermal fillers help to diminish facial lines and restore volume and fullness in the face immediately.
Types of FDA-approved Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Dermal Fillers Restylane®, Restylane® Lyft, Restylane® Refyne, Restylane® Defyne, Restylane® Silk, Juvéderm®, Belotero Balance®
Types of FDA approved Poly-L-lactic Acid Filler,Sculptra® Aesthetic
Types of FDA approved Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA) Microspheres Dermal
Each one of these dermal fillers is designed to treat different signs of aging or other cosmetic issues. Dermal fillers are used to add volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth. Some dermal filler products can be used for lip augmentation and perioral area in adults over the age of 21. Additionally, Restylane® and Restylane® Silk are FDA-approved for lip enhancement in patients over the age of 21.
There may be a slight discomfort and mild pain while filler is being injected. However, some of our fillers contain premixed lidocaine.
You may experience a little bit of discomfort, redness and bruising after the procedure. Reactions generally occur immediately after the injection, it can also include mild pain and tenderness at the injection location.
Procedure takes about 15 to 30minutes.
There is no downtime with dermal filler treatment, and many clients are able to return to their daily routine immediately after the treatment.
Most experience swelling for about 2-3 days. There may also be bruising in the treated areas after the procedure but will fade gradually within 7-10 days. Laser treatment is available to expedite the process.
This depends on the type of filler. HA based fillers, you see the results immediately. However, collagen production filler like Sculptra takes several months.
It depends how your body reacts and which dermal filler is used, but most dermal fillers typically last six to 12 months.