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What is a dermal filler?

What is a dermal filler?

Filler: Filler is a product that is injected into the skin to fill wrinkles or volumise the face. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Which dermal filler procedures last longer?

Dermal fillers: Df all last about the same time. The minimal differences are just for marketing purposes. The truth is that fillers are a good way to assess how you feel with the volume restoration. You can continue with fillers once they wear off or, if you like the result, you can get fat injections that are more longer lasting. ...Read more

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Can I get dermal filler injection after gore tex?

Can I get dermal filler injection after gore tex?

Yes but caution: Fillers over any facial implant such as chin, cheek, jaw, forehead, nose, lips, facial folds etc are all at slight risk for infection when nearby the treatment area. It is important to inform your injector if this. A competent injector will always use aseptic technique and usually use prophylactic antibiotics if in the same area. This also applies to patients with hardware from other procedures. ...Read more

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What is the longest lasting dermal filler used under the eyes? Thank you :-)

What is the longest lasting dermal filler used under the eyes? Thank you :-)

Artefil: On label, none that is fda approved. Off label, the longest lasting is artefil. Although, it should only be used by a very experienced injector as effects of a long lasting permanent filler cannot be reversed and you may be stuck with them. ...Read more

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Can a dermal filler placed into the nasolabial folds change the way a person looks that is not liked by the patient? Be reversed?

Can a dermal filler placed into the nasolabial folds change the way a person looks that is not liked by the patient? Be reversed?

Fillers: Some fillers are not permanent and can be dissolved. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is evolence a good dermal filler for my crow's feet?

Is evolence a good dermal filler for my crow's feet?

Evolence: Crows feet are dynamic wrinkles that are better treated with a neurotoxin. Evolence has been off the market. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Best dermal filler for lips? Would it be weird for 18 y/o male to get lip injections?

Best dermal filler for lips? Would it be weird for 18 y/o male to get lip injections?

Whoa: Please forgive my frankness. Especially at your age, the key to a man looking good is intensive and joyful exercising, not plastic surgery except to correct a real birth defect. With your history, please consider whether you might have body dysmorphic disorder, and any plastic procedure will leave you dissatisfied. ...Read more

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I have an indented scar from a popped pimple that's about a month old. Is it possible to get a dermal filler while the healing process is taking place?

I have an indented scar from a popped pimple that's about a month old. Is it possible to get a dermal filler while the healing process is taking place?

Wait: Your body is more miraculous than any doctor or filler for restoring things to normal. If it has only been around a month since the popped pimple/infection, you may not need any treatment other than time and good skin hygiene and sunblock. There is also a concern about having a filler get infected if there are any bacteria remaining in the area.
There are many alternatives to fillers as well. ...Read more

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Had dermal filler in tear troughs yesterday. A few hrs after injection, started getting mod-severe edema under left eye. What happened/what to do?

Had dermal filler in tear troughs yesterday. A few hrs after injection, started getting mod-severe edema under left eye. What happened/what to do?

Go to Your doctor: This could represent a site injection reaction, minor bleeding or an immune reaction (allergic reaction) at the site of injection. More seriously, this could represent an early infection. Your doctor should check this out. ...Read more

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I recently had dermal filler injected into my cheeks and nasal labial folds, I noticed a growth at the gum line shortly after. Is this filler seeping?

I recently had dermal filler injected into my cheeks and nasal labial folds, I noticed a growth at the gum line shortly after. Is this filler seeping?

See Plastic/Derm M.D: Unusual for filler to be in gum line. See your treating physician. If done in a spa then, anything is possible. See a qualified treating physician as it is not easy dealing with complications of badly placed fillers or infection with filers. ...Read more

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Can a dermal filler cause harm if injected into an acne scar that is relatively new?

Can a dermal filler cause harm if injected into an acne scar that is relatively new?

No Unless: Should be ok if scar is fully healed. Perhaps nothing is more gratifying for cosmetic patients than having an immediate correction of scars as a result of the injection of a dermal filler. ...Read more

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I get cheeks with Restylane (dermal fillers) filler or perlane filler. How long filler lasts?

I get cheeks with Restylane (dermal fillers) filler or perlane filler. How long filler lasts?

Filler Duration: In my experience, hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and Perlane last about 9 months up to and just over 12 months when used for cheek augmentation. Perlane should last somewhat longer than Restylane (dermal fillers) due to it's more heavily crosslinked ha design. ...Read more

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If I get cheeks filled with Restylane (dermal fillers) or perlane filler. How long will it work?

If I get cheeks filled with Restylane (dermal fillers) or perlane filler. How long will it work?

Fillers: Injections into the cheeks is an off label use of these products, Restylane (dermal fillers) and perlane can last 6-12 months. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Has anyone had bleeding from Restylane (dermal fillers) injections or another facial filler?

Has anyone had bleeding from Restylane (dermal fillers) injections or another facial filler?

Sure: Bruising is common with filler injections. Outright bleeding is less common, but can occur, especially in patients on blood thinners. Bleeding into an internal space, such as the orbit, would be rare, but can happen. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is a treatment with dermal filler different from a treatment with botox?

Can you tell me how is a treatment with dermal filler different from a treatment with botox?

Fillers vs Botox: Fillers - are injected to fill in depressions
Botox - is used to treat dynamic wrinkles from muscle action ...Read more

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Is perlane (dermal fillers) reversible? I've had filler injections before, and I liked them, but I've never had perlane (dermal fillers). I'm probably being paranoid, but just in case I don't like the perlane (dermal fillers), can I have it removed? .

Is perlane (dermal fillers) reversible? I've had filler injections before, and I liked them, but I've never had perlane (dermal fillers). I'm probably being paranoid, but just in case I don't like the perlane (dermal fillers), can I have it removed? .

Perlane, (dermal fillers): Perlane, like Restylane (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic acid filler. Hyalurdonidase, an enzyme that can be injected into the same area treated by the filler, can be used to dissolve the product. I've only had to do this once, but it is reassuring for patients who have never used Perlane to know that yes, it can be reversed! ...Read more

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Injectable rhinoplasty with Restylane (dermal fillers) filler typically lasts how long?

Injectable rhinoplasty with Restylane (dermal fillers) filler typically lasts how long?

6-12 months: It seems to last a little longer in this location than in the lips or nasolabial folds. But on average, about 8-9 months. ...Read more

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Can you do Restylane (dermal fillers) injections or another facial filler while on blood thinners?

Can you do Restylane (dermal fillers) injections or another facial filler while on blood thinners?

Facial fillers: If you are on a blood thinner, the risk of bruising and small hematoma formation after filler injection increases. ...Read more

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Is juvederm a good filler for lips? It seems like most dermal fillers are not supposed to be used in lips. I'm looking for a safe way to plump up my really thin lips. Is juvederm a good choice? .

Is juvederm a good filler for lips? It seems like most dermal fillers are not supposed to be used in lips. I'm looking for a safe way to plump up my really thin lips. Is juvederm a good choice? .

Belotero/Juvederm: Yes, juvederm or belotero can both be used for lip lines and augmentation of the lips. Vivite lip plumper is also a useful adjunct for non-surgical lip plumping. Talk to your plastic surgeon to discuss the best treatment option for you. ...Read more

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How do I choose the right dermal filler for a neck band treatment? Lately, I have noticed that my neck bands are becoming more visible. I would like to save neck lift surgery for later. What is the best dermal filler commonly available in drugstores that

How do I choose the right dermal filler for a neck band treatment? Lately, I have noticed that my neck bands are becoming more visible. I would like to save neck lift surgery for later. What is the best dermal filler commonly available in drugstores that

Botox: Dermal fillers won't work for neck bands. Dermal fillers are injections performed by licensed medical professionals, they are not available in drugstores. Botox can help with neck bands, but you need quite a bit. Surgery is the most definitive treatment. Http://www. Dassmd. Com/neck-lift-beverly-hills. Html. ...Read more

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I had 1ml Restylane (dermal fillers) injected to lips today. Maybe over injected?! Swollen hard huge! Itchy! Might also be allergic to hylaundise to remove filler, help

I had 1ml Restylane (dermal fillers) injected to lips today. Maybe over injected?! Swollen hard huge! Itchy! Might also be allergic to hylaundise to remove filler, help

Rare allergic: This is likely just swelling from the injection into the lip normally they swell for 1-3 days and feel hard due to this swelling. It is possible to be allergic to HA but very rare. I would wait before trying to reverse the filler with a product that breaks down HA ...Read more

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What is the best filler for under eye tear trophs/dark circles? Belotero or restylane (dermal fillers)?

What is the best filler for under eye tear trophs/dark circles? Belotero or restylane (dermal fillers)?

Fillers are helpful: The two fillers you have mentioned are both capable of filling the tear trophs. They are both made out of hyaluronic acid. There are many different fillers that use this substance. Discuss your goals with an experienced injector and the right product can be selected. ...Read more

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Can I use radiesse (dermal fillers) to make my beak-like nose look straighter? I can't afford plastic surgery for my nose right now, so I'm wondering about using a filler to make it less droopy. Does that work? How long would it last? .

Yes: Radiesse (dermal fillers) can enhance the radix (upper part) of the nose and can make the profile appear more straight. While it will not actually elevate the tip, often the appearance is more pleasing. In this location, Radiesse (dermal fillers) has been found to remain upwards of a year. ...Read more

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