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Dermal Filler Interested
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
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
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
I've had dizziness for past 7 days since a HA dermal filler. Surgeon said it's not linked but I think it is. Any tips on how to reduce dizziness?
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
What to do if I had dark circles under eyes, heard of dermal filler technology where can I get it?
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?
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
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?
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
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
Are evolence injections likely to cause an allergic reaction? In order to get rid of some of the wrinkles around my eyes, I am looking into getting evolence injections. I have never used this kind of dermal filler, so I am concerned about having an allerg
Vanity: I have seen a significant number of adverse reactions with these types of injections. Let the buyer beware. ...Read more
How long does perlane (dermal fillers) last? I'm looking for a filler that is both long-lasting and reversible. I know perlane (dermal fillers) is reversible, but have found conflicting information on how long it really lasts..
6-12 mos: Variable.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Dr. Used 1 vial of Radiesse (dermal fillers) on my cheeks 7 days ago. On 8th day, my cheeks r no longer as full like first few days. Is it normal or filler didn't work?
Radiesse (dermal fillers): You may have had some swelling which has since resolved. Discuss this issue with your doctor. ...Read more
Sounds: Like you need a toxin such as Botox not a filler. ...Read more
Fillers vs Botox:
Fillers - are injected to fill in depressions
Botox - is used to treat dynamic wrinkles from muscle action ...Read more
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
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
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
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? .
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
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
1ml Restylane (dermal fillers) in lips today. Very hard itchy painful. Swole up huge! Might be allergic to hylaurondise to remove filler. Will I need prednisolone too?
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
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