Dermal fillers last anywhere from six months to two years. Voluma, for example, is an injectable product that can enhance your cheeks for up to two years. Both PMMA and HA fillers offer different levels of structural support. HA fillers also offer more flexibility and volume. However, they both tend to be permanent. To determine how long your filler will last, check out our guide. Then, you can decide for yourself which one is best for your needs and budget.
Dermal fillers can last anywhere from six months to two years
Depending on the treatment, dermal fillers can last anywhere from six months to a few years. The duration of the procedure is determined by a number of factors, including your skin elasticity and the type of dermal filler used. A phased approach to dermal cheek fillers can extend the duration of the treatment and prolong its effects. A phased approach requires follow-up visits from your dermatologist at six to twelve months, or as prescribed by your doctor.
Dermal cheek fillers are temporary injectable substances that sit just below the skin’s surface. They can be used to augment the appearance of smile lines and contour the face. The procedure lasts for six months to two years, depending on the type of filler used and the amount of your skin’s metabolism. Dermal cheek fillers can last from six months to two years. Aside from their duration, they are also safe and easy to modify and add to if desired.
Hyaluronic acid is naturally present in the skin and helps smooth out wrinkles. Dermal cheek fillers can last anywhere from six months to two years, but they usually need touch-ups every six to twelve months. Treatments in the corners of the mouth will typically last for 15 months or more, with touch-up treatments every six months to maintain the look. Treatments on the nose will last for two years, though they are not as durable.
Recovery time varies from patient to patient. Depending on the type of treatment, patients can be back to work within 24 hours. However, if local anesthesia was used, recovery time may be reduced. However, the recovery time may be longer, so be sure to check the timetable of your doctor before undergoing a procedure. It is important to understand that everyone heals at different rates.
PMMA fillers offer the most structural support
When it comes to dermal fillers, you’ll need to consider what specific areas of your face need more or less structural support. While a variety of fillers are available, they all have different properties. You need to choose the one that best matches your desired outcome and facial shape. An experienced injector will be able to recommend the best type of filler for your specific needs. These professionals will be familiar with the facial anatomy and injection techniques and will carefully assess the specific areas of concern before prescribing a filler. They will also explain the entire process, from the initial consultation to the final touch.
PMMA cheek fillers are made from a synthetic biocompatible substance known as Polymethylmethacrylate. The microspheres that form the filler remain under the skin for many years, ensuring a natural result. PMMA cheek fillers are FDA-approved for use in the nasolabial folds and smile lines. They can also be used to smooth out the appearance of acne scars.
Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) is a synthetic, biocompatible substance that has long been used in reconstructive surgery. It is an excellent choice for facial rejuvenation if you want to achieve long-lasting results. Bellafill, the only PMMA filler approved by the FDA, is a product that combines polymethylmethacrylate with collagen to offer the best structural support for the tissues. Bellafill is commonly used to fill in deep, pitted scars and smooth out deeper wrinkles.
Patients with active infections or autoimmune disorders should not undergo the procedure. The treatment may result in reactivation of the infection. The procedure may result in temporary or permanent bruising or swelling, which can go away after a few days. After treatment, patients should avoid vigorous physical activity and travel for a week. Cold compresses should be applied to the area to minimize any bruising or swelling.
HA fillers provide volume
Hyaluronic acid, or HA, is a naturally occurring biopolymer with identical chemical and structural properties in all adult tissues. Unmodified hyaluronan is broken down rapidly by an enzyme called hyaluronidase, which is then excreted through the lymphatic system and hepatic metabolism. This material has a half-life of twelve hours in the human body. In contrast, crosslinked hyaluronan is more stable and retains up to 1000 times its volume in the skin.
HA cheek fillers can create a significant rejuvenation effect. As the cheeks age, the mid-face volume shifts down. Historically, cosmetic physicians would chase away lines to recreate a youthful appearance, but the use of robust HA dermal fillers has made this process a viable option for many patients. Using a series of injections to add volume to the cheeks, these dermal fillers are effective for both jowl-lifting and full correction.
HA is injected in the deep cutaneous tissues using a threading or serial puncture technique. Alternatively, some injectors prefer to deposit the material directly on the periosteum, but this causes more pain and is not as well tolerated by patients. Patients should massage the implanted area after the procedure to minimize pain and discomfort. An ice pack may also be applied to the treated area following the treatment.
While HA cheek fillers have been proven to improve facial appearance, they aren’t without risks. Injecting dermal fillers may cause temporary localized pain, bruising, erythema, or edema. These effects, however, will typically resolve within a few days. Proper injection techniques and changing needles can mitigate temporary side effects, but a serious adverse event is rare.
HA fillers offer the most flexibility
HA fillers are the most flexible of all injectable fillers, and they have been proven to offer the best results in enhancing your appearance. Because of their flexibility, they can stretch and move with facial animation. This makes them an excellent choice for the mouth area, as they can withstand the strain and bending of the mouth. They are also safe to use on lips, and have a great range of cosmetic applications.
Restylane Contour is the newest addition to the Restylane line of dermal fillers. Its special formulation helps it to blend naturally with the skin and soft tissue, and add volume and definition to the cheek area without compromising your natural facial movement. This injectable cheek filler is now available in our New Jersey office. If you’d like to learn more about the HA cheek filler Contour and how it can help you, contact us today!
Restylane Lyft, also known as Perlane-L, is the thickest HA filler. It’s most useful for treating deeper and more pronounced wrinkles. Restylane Lyft is not suitable for lip augmentation. Restylane Silk, on the other hand, is designed for enhancing the lips and uses small smooth particles that last about six months. It offers the most versatility and lasts longer than other fillers.
Restylane Refyne and Defyne are two of the most popular HA cheek fillers. Both of these injectables incorporate XpresHAn technology, which allows the HA gel to move with your facial movements. These HA cheek fillers can last up to 12 months, and patients can drive and return to work immediately following the procedure. However, it’s important not to sleep on your face or on your side after your procedure to avoid swelling and bruising. During this time, you should try to sleep on your back flat.
Voluma fillers offer the most structural support
If you’re concerned about the hollowing of your cheeks, you may want to consider Voluma XC or Juvederm Vollure XC. Both are effective dermal fillers, but they have unique advantages and limitations. Learn more about these two fillers to find out which one will be best for you. The Voluma cheek filler offers the longest lasting results. It can be used for mid-facial augmentation to restore lost volume and contour.
Voluma is a thicker hyaluronic acid filler. It works to lift and contour cheekbones and restore volume to the midface. It’s FDA-approved for deep nasolabial folds and marionette lines around the mouth. It’s versatile and well-tolerated, so you can have the procedure done while you’re at work. And because Voluma is so versatile, Dr. David Cole can tailor your rejuvenation to fit your goals.
Voluma cheek fillers provide reliable results without the risks and recovery time associated with surgery. They’re one-stop shop solutions for achieving an overall face lift. And since cheeks are the most difficult area to address surgically, it’s important to choose a treatment that’s safe, effective, and long-lasting. It can lift cheeks and restore a youthful contour to your face.
Voluma is FDA-approved and hyaluronic acid is a naturally-occurring substance found in your skin. The Voluma filler can be used to treat your cheeks as well as the jawline. Other areas where it’s effective include temples and tear troughs. Voluma is so versatile that it allows your cosmetic surgeon to be creative with its placement. The results of your Voluma treatment will vary according to the type and quantity of hyaluronic acid used.