Injectable filler (injectable cosmetic filler, injectable facial filler) is a soft tissue filler injected into the skin to provide contour and shape or to correct lines, wrinkles, and furrows restoring a smoother more youthful appearance.
Who is a candidate?
Anyone that has fine lines or wrinkles, has volume loss in the cheeks, or would like fuller lips.
What areas can be treated?
Cheeks, lips, nasal labial folds (around the mouth), jowls, hands.
How long does the treatment take?
How long do the results last?
Depending on the cosmetic filler used, they can last anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.
How many treatments are required?
The recommended number of treatments vary depending on the severity of the lines and wrinkles.
What is the downtime?
Minimal. Due to it being an injection, there is a small chance of redness and/or bruising at the injection site that typically subsides within minutes to hours. Some swelling may occur. Make-up can be applied and normal activity can resume immediately after.