Facial fillers, also known as dermal fillers or injectable fillers, are a type of non-surgical cosmetic treatment used to enhance, rejuvenate, and restore the appearance of the face. They are commonly used to address signs of aging, such as fine lines, wrinkles, volume loss, and sagging skin. Facial fillers are minimally invasive and can provide immediate results with relatively little downtime.

woman having cosmetic fillers

The Procedure

The treatment involves injecting the chosen filler material into the targeted areas of the face using a fine needle or cannula. Most procedures are performed in a clinical setting and can be completed in a short amount of time.

Facial fillers provide immediate results, with improvements in volume and a reduction in the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The duration of results can vary depending on the type of filler used but typically ranges from several months to a couple of years.

Dermal fillers are generally considered safe when administered by a trained and qualified healthcare professional. However, some temporary side effects, such as swelling, redness, and bruising, may occur. Serious complications are rare but can include infection, allergic reactions, or vascular occlusion if the filler is inadvertently injected into a blood vessel.

The effects of facial fillers are not permanent, and additional treatments may be needed to maintain the desired results. The specific maintenance schedule depends on the type of filler and the individual’s metabolism.

It’s important to have a consultation with a qualified and experienced healthcare provider before getting facial fillers. They can assess your needs, discuss your goals, and determine the best type and amount of filler for your specific concerns.