Filler Questions & Answers
What causes the skin to age?
With increasing age, the Hyaluronic Acid content of our skin decreases, reducing its capacity to stay moist and supple. Oil producing glands reduce their activity and the skin becomes dry. Thus, it loses its youthful glow and smoothness.
What is a Filler ?
Fillers contain Hyaluronic Acid(HA), a form of natural sugar that our body produces routinely. In fact, HA fillers are the most preferred form of dermal fillers due to their efficacy and safety reasons.
What is a Filler used for ?
A dermal filler is used to enhance the facial beauty of a person. Some of the possibilities are:
1. Smoothening nasolabial folds for a youthful look.
2. Shaping your lips and making them look luscious and beautiful.
3. Getting rid of the lines around your mouth to look young.
4. Smoothening the skin under your eyes to reduce the tired look.
How does it work ?
When injected into the skin’s layers, it fills up the space and does away with the imperfections of the skin, caused due to aging.
How long does the procedure take ?
The injecting process lasts for about 15-30 minutes. You will need some time to consult your doctor before the procedure.
Is it painful ?
We at Skinology use Filler XC is a range of dermal fillers that is formulated with Lidocaine, a local anaesthetic, to provide you with a more comfortable dermal filler experience during and after the treatment.
Will I notice the results right away?
The difference can be seen immediately. You will see the natural results right after your appointment and no one else would know!
How long do the results last?
FillerbXC range’s results last up to 12 months. Please speak to your aesthetic physician for more detials.
Is it expensive ?
The requirement of each individual varies from the other. Your aesthetic consultant would make a customized plan for you after the assessment. Therefore, the cost is not fixed. Please speak to your consultant for more clarity.
What are the possible side effects?
The reasons are generally injection related, and mild to moderate in impact . These resolve quickly in 7 days or lesser. Patients must report any kind of adverse events to their medical practitioner should use an appropriate treatment.
What is Filler VOLUMA ?
Filler VOLUMA is an injectable gel containing Hyaluronic Acid that restores youthful volume to cheeks, cheekbones and chin, that have become thin due to weight loss or age-related facial fat loss. The results are immediate, soft, and natural looking. Hyaluronic Acid is used for aesthetic treatments, and has been used by doctors for injection into arthritic joints to aid movements, as well as eye surgery.
How long will the effects of Filler VOLUMA last?
The average effect of Filler VOLUMA lasts up to 24 months. It may sometimes be longer or shorter depending on:
1. your age
2. your physiology
3. your lifestyle ( smoking and exposure to sun or UV rays may shorten the effect )
4. the amount injected and the practitioner’s technique.
How long will it take to show results?
Your aesthetic physician can show you the pre- treatment and post- treatment results soon after injecting VOLUMA for you to appreciate the results. However, results can be seen in 2-3 days.
When can I return to work and resume my social life ?
The aesthetic results are immediate and very natural looking. You ,might experience some redness and bruising after the injection, that can be concealed with makeup or concealers. You can return to work and resume your social life almost immediately.
Are there any recommendations I should follow after treatment?
You are advised not to apply pressure to, or massages the injected site during the first few days following the injection session. In the two weeks following treatment, we advise against prolonged exposure to temperatures under 0`C, and to sun or strong heat (UV rays, saunas, steam baths, etc.)