Fillers or Dermal Fillers injection are Minimally invasive procedures. With ageing, facial tissues thin out, lines become prominent around the nose and mouth and cheeks look a little hollow.Dermal fillers can replace lost volume. Injectable fillers plump your lips, soften the creases, remove your wrinkles and jowls, giving the face a lifted and younger looking appearance. This cosmetic procedure produces results immediately, and can last months or years.
This treatment usually takes less than an hour, and recovery time is very less. Results are immediately visible and last months to years depending on the type of filler and the location.
With age , skin starts to lose collagen. Collagen is an important substance that exists in different tissues of our body, including skin, muscles, bones and connective tissues. Decreased amounts of collagen in skin causes skin laxity (loose) and loss of volume. Skin becomes thinner, loses its elasticity and starts to sag.There are different types of dermal fillers like temporary and semi permanent.
Hyaluronic acid, calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA), poly L -lactic acid(PLLA) are temporary types of dermal fillers while Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) is a semi-permanent type of dermal filler . Among all the above fillers , Hyaluronic acid fillers are most frequently used as it naturally occurs in skin which gives skin volume and keeps it hydrated. It starts decreasing with age. Results from HA injections usually last for 6 months to 1 year.
The best part of fillers is that they are typically less expensive than elective surgical procedures and safe also.If anything goes wrong,it can be reversed anytime by injection Hyaluronidase.
Fillers are not permanent. How long they last depend on things like the type of filler and where it's injected. They usually last between 6 and 18 months.