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Dermal Filler Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane

Retain the youthfulness in you with Dermal Fillers

With ascending age, our skin starts to show the signs of aging. The facial muscles which were tight and smooth gradually start to lose its elasticity and get saggy. To get rid of this aging problem dermal fillers are helpful.

Dermal fillers are the gel-based treatments injected into the skin. These fillers are injected to treat wrinkles and to retain the smoother appearance and youthfulness. These dermal fillers are safe and temporary. The success rates depend upon the type of fillers used, the experience of the dermatologist and healthy skin.

How do dermal fillers work?

Dermal fillers are mainly used to fix various problems connected to facial aging. Most commonly treated problems are:

  • Hollow cheeks
  • Thin lips
  • Scars
  • Wrinkles and facial creases

What are the types of Dermal Fillers?

There are a variety of dermal fillers used for the treatment. But the most popular and widely preferred dermal fillers are Juvederm and Restylane.

Facts to know about Juvederm and Restylane

  • Juvederm
    • Juvederm is one of the most common non-surgical cosmetic treatments used to treat the signs of facial aging.
    • Juvederm is with the base of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in the human body.
    • It treats the lines and wrinkles volumize the cheeks and improve the facial contour.
    • Juvederm is safe to use as it is derived from a natural substance.
    • The effects of the Juvederm last for about six to 18 months. After sometimes, the fills are absorbed by the skin.
  • Restylane
    • Restylane is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment which is also a formulation of hyaluronic acid
    • It is used to treat severe facial lines, wrinkles, and folds
    • It adds volume to the lips and gives shape to it
    • Restylane treatment lasts for about six months and for some patients it lasts more than six months

Can everyone use dermal fillers?

Before getting into the treatment, deeply discuss your health conditions with the specialist. Dermal fillers cannot be used in pregnant or breastfeeding women. People who smoke cannot go for the treatment.

Dermal fillers should not be used in and around the areas where there are inflammation and other skin diseases. Also, avoid filler treatment if you are struggling with sinus problems and migraine.

Is there any side effect?

There are certain side-effects which appear immediately in the injection site and clear within two weeks. After the treatment, the patient may feel pain, redness, swelling, itching, and rashes.

Apart from these, there are side effects which are uncommon. The patient needs to be aware of these side effects:

  • Leakage of the filler
  • Infection in the injected area
  • Damages to tissue due to block in blood flow
  • Injury to blood vessels
  • Nodules may form around the treated area which has to be removed surgically
  • Blindness

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