What are fillers?
Fillers are injections that are used to diminish lines on the skin, as well as reverse or reduce wrinkles and creases.
This is one of the most common cosmetic procedures, which results cans last for months and even years.
The most commons are Juvederm, Belotero, Perfectha, and Restylane. With your doctor's assistance, you can decide which filler is most suitable for your needs.
Benefits of Fillers
One of the main benefits of these injections is that they take less than an hour and have minimal recovery time.
They also offer revitalization and hydration of the skin, smooth and correct wrinkles, and help to diminish the effect of scars.
Most Popular Areas of Application
The most common areas of fillers application are:
Neck fillers are used to treat the lines that appear on the neck. These lines and wrinkles are common to get with age, but neck fillers are an effective way to diminish them, providing great results.
The eyes are one of the main areas where aging is visible. Eye bags are caused by the loss of elasticity of the skin around the eyes. This can be a big issue for many people as eye bags can make someone appear tired and older than they are, resulting in a negative impact on their self-esteem.
Eye bag fillers are injected into the under-eye area, smoothing out wrinkles and reducing the appearance of eye bags.
It is a quick and easy solution to this issue, helping people to achieve a youthful and refreshed appearance.
Frown filler injections are one of the most popular procedures. Frown lines are those that appear on the forehead when moving the facial muscles while expressing emotions like anger, frustration, and concern. Over time these lines can engrave on the skin permanently, and stay visible even when someone is not frowning.
For frown lines, fillers are injected into the muscles that cause the frown. You will be able to notice that the area appears smoother after the injection.
The effects of frown fillers can last from 3 to 6 months, but this depends on the person.
Nose fillers are becoming one of the most popular filler procedures nowadays, as they offer amazing results without having to undergo surgery. Their results can last for 12 to 18 months.
This type of filler can:
- Add volume to the nose.
- Enhance the tip of the nose.
- Smooth out lumps.
- Make a slightly crooked nose straight.
Nose fillers are a great choice to achieve minor changes in the appearance of the nose.
Lip fillers are also one of the most popular types of fillers. They can be used to increase the size and fullness, and improve the overall shape and symmetry of the lips. The procedure is usually quick and minimally invasive, with little to no downtime required for recovery.
This type of filler lasts approximately 12 to 18 months.
Chin fillers are applied to shape, define and contour the chin. They are also used to balance out the facial features of someone.
They can create a stronger jawline, giving the patient a more youthful appearance.
Results of chin fillers can last from 6 to 12 months, depending on patient’s characteristics and the type of filler used.
Filler injections can be used to improve the appearance of depressed scars. They can be effective to treat scars, such as:
- Acne scars
- Chicken pox scars
- Scars from injuries and surgeries
Scar fillers can improve how scars look by elevating the skin where the scar is and hydrating the skin.
Mandibular angle fillers help to achieve a more defined and youthful appearance. When injecting the filler, it plumps up the skin providing a smoother look.
This type of filler is a great option for those looking to add volume to their jaw, to create a more defined space between jawline and neck, who want a sharper jawline angle, and for those who want to reduce the effects of aging.
The results for these fillers can last up to 12 months, depending on which type of filler is used.
Aging can also be visible in hands, as time goes by, hands change. The skin begins to show damage from the sun and becomes less smooth. In addition, hands can also lose volume allowing the veins to become more prominent.
The application of hand fillers can improve the look of wrinkles in the hands, the skin, and the lack of volume, making the look much younger.
In most cases, results can last up to 9 months, but sometimes they can still be visible for 12 to 14 months after the application.
This type of filler are used to define and enhance the cheekbones, add volume to them, plump up wrinkles, and helps to achieve a more youthful look.
Results are almost immediate and can last over a year and sometimes longer.
Cheekbone fillers can be an excellent choice for those looking for an improvement in their appearance without having to undergo surgery.
Dr. Hair (Scalps)
Hair loss is an issue many people have to deal with, impacting their self-esteem and confidence. This problem occurs due to a variety of reasons, including genetics, hormonal changes and certain medical conditions.
This type of filler helps the treatment of hair loss, stimulating hair growth and increasing the thickness and volume of hair.
Depending on the fillers used, and the patient’s lifestyle, hair fillers can last over 3 months.
Nasolabial Folds Fillers
Nasolabial folds are wrinkles that appear alongside the inner cheeks, stretching from the bottom of the nose to the corners of the mouth.
These are very common wrinkles but, with time, they tend to get deeper.
Fillers are a great option to treat this kind of wrinkle; they can increase the production of collagen, plumping up the area, increase the volume around the mouth, lift the skin, and help achieve a smoother and softer appearance of the skin.
Results are not permanent, but they are long-lasting, as they can last between 6 and 18 months.
Smokers’ Lines Fillers
Smokers' lines are small, vertical lines that form across the lip and along the upper lip towards the nose. They often result in a cracked appearance, making the person look distressed and aged.
Fillers are a quick and effective way to reduce smokers’ lines; they restore volume and smooth out wrinkles. Results can last up to 18 months.
After an evaluation, your doctor will mark the areas where the filler will be applied.
Fillers injections can cause discomfort but are easily tolerated. Your doctor can apply local anesthesia to avoid this discomfort.
Then, your doctor will inject the fillers in the marked areas, to later massage them and evaluate the outcome of the procedure. If necessary, additional filler will be applied.
Finally, when the results are satisfactory, your doctor will clean the marks. You will experience some redness, swelling, and discomfort but your doctor will provide you with instructions to treat these effects.
You might also feel sore for a couple of days but in most cases no medication is required.
You will receive indications to have a successful recovery process. These instructions include:
- Refrain from eating salty foods and/or drinking alcohol for 24 hours after the procedure.
- Avoid working out for at least 24 hours.
- Avoid prolonged heat or sun exposure for at least 72 hours.
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