- What Are Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers are injectable gels that are used to fill in and add add volume to an aging face and to smooth and fill in wrinkles. There is a wide variety of brands of dermal fillers and each one is designed for specific areas of the face.
- How Do Dermal Fillers Work?
Dermal fillers are injected under the skin and attract water to bring hydration to the skin. There are some that promotes the growth of collagen that may require less product over time.
- Are Dermal Fillers Safe To Use?
Yes, dermal Fillers are approved by Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To ensure safety, the procedure should be performed by a Board-certified cosmetic doctor.
- What Are The Side Effects?
After the treatment, swelling or bruising is common and will subside within 24 to 48 hours. Risks and complications are very rare.
- How Do I Avoid The Risks?
Only trust a reputable cosmetic doctor who has at least 5 years’ experience with dermal fillers and has an expertise with facial symmetry and anatomy.
- What Is Hyaluronic Acid (HA)?
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a natural substance in the body that maintains cell growth and renewal to keep the skin hydrated.
- Is A Dermal Filler Permanent?
No, dermal fillers are temporary solution to skin-ageing. The results can last anywhere from 6 to 12 months.
- Can Dermal Fillers Be Used For The Lips?
Lip fillers are one the most popular enhancement treatment. It treats wrinkles around the lips and can add volume.
- Can Dermal Fillers Be Used To Treat The Hands?
There are some dermal filler brands that are approved in using filler on the hands. It aims to reduce the appearance of veins and wrinkles and to add volume, too.
- Is There A Downtime With Dermal Fillers?
Patients with an active and busy lifestyle benefit the most with dermal filler treatments. There is no downtime needed compared to surgery. The side effects normally subsides within 24 to 48 hours. However, direct sun exposure and heavy makeup should be avoided in the first 3 days.