The answer to this is very individual and depends on the patient’s anatomy, metabolism, the dose, the placement, the product etc. Typically results can last up to a year or more in some patients, especially with touch-up treatments performed at 6 months.
The effect of the dermal filler will be obvious immediately Most of the swelling from the dermal filler will have resolved by 2-3 days after the procedure. There may be a small amount of swelling for even 2-4 weeks after the procedure.
Bruising occurs in a significant number of cases. Swelling in the injection area will occur. This will laser for 48 hours Asymmetry: Sometimes one side is better treated than the other, this is usually because the patient is asymmetrical to start with. Infection is a very rare complication, but always a possibility when the needle goes into the […]
The area is cleaned with anti-septic. The doctor the marks the area to be injected. The doctor will inject using a very fine needle. Then pressure with gauze will be applied.
This is a relatively painfree procedure. Additionally, the fillers all contain lidocaine (anaesthetic) for your comfort. Ice is always used to decrease pain and to reduce the risk of bruising. A numbing cream may be applied to the area prior to the treatment (30 minutes prior is ideal) if required.
The dose required for dermal filler of the temples is variable. Typically 1-2 mls of filler is required to revolumise both temples. This assessed and discussed with you at the initial consultation.