FILLERS : HYALURONIC ACID
WHAT ARE FILLERS?
Fillers are transparent gel like substances. It’s made of from hyaluronic acid. It’s available in ready to inject syringes as shown in picture below. Hyaluronic acid is commercially prepared from bacteria. It’s naturally present in skin and is responsible for absorbing 10,000 times more water. Thus, causing skin glow and hydration.
WHAT ARE THE USE OF FILLERS?
Hyaluronic acid is naturally present in skin. It starts losing with age. Face when young is plump like fresh grape. That’s because it has lots of hyaluronic acid, which by absorbing water keeps skin youthful. With age, it loses it’s hualuronic acid and looks like a shriveled raisin with lots of wrinkles. Fillers are transparent gel which when injected into skin, replenishes the lost volume. Thus, instantly bringing back the youthful appearance. They are used to
- Fill lips
- Fill the under eye hollowness
- To make cheek bones prominence
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF FILLERS?
Mild swelling and bruising might happen in few people post injection. It goes off in few days time. Fillers are hyaluronic acid which is a natural constituent of skin. Thus, injecting it is a safe option.
HOW LONG DOES THE FILLER RESULTS LAST?
Results last for 12 to 18 months.
DOES GETTING IT DONE ONCE MEANS, ONE HAS TO GET IT DONE ALWAYS?
Not at all. Once effect wanes off after 12 to 18 months, one is back to where one started from, never at -1. So getting repeated sessions is purely out of choice. Its never out of dependency on the procedure.
DOES FILLER PAIN?
The syringes have anesthetic in them, making the procedure comfortable. For extra comfort numbing cream is applied prior to procedure.
WHAT ARE THE POST TREATMENT PRECAUTIONS?
Person can resume normal life immediately post procedure. There is no rest period advised. Precautions are to refrain from heavy exercises like swimming etc, and facial massages for a week.