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Dermal Fillers FAQs

Updated: Apr 1

Q. What are Dermal Fillers?



Dermal Fillers are soft gels that are injected into the skin to plump and rejuvenate the face. Fillers are often comprised of hyaluronic acid which attract moisture and give the treated area a more youthful appearance. 


Dermal fillers are safely injected into the skin to contour the face or add volume to lips and hollow regions on the face. When used by skilled injectors they will look natural and accentuate your unique facial features. 

 

Fillers may last six to nine months, but this is also be affected by your body's own metabolism. Speak to a Nurse or Nurse Practitioner at Seamless Health about your specific requirements and goals to determine which filler would suit your specific goals.

Q. Where can fillers be used?

Dermal fillers can be used in a variety of areas of the face and body. 

 

Some of the most common areas include:

 

● Chin and Jawline

● Cheeks and Temples

● Under-eyes

● Lips

● Hands and Neck

 

 

Dermal fillers are effective to:

 

● Accentuate or Rejuvenate cheeks

● Plump the lips 

● Lessen the appearance hallow undereyes

● Correct signs of aging on the lower face.

 

Q. How do dermal fillers work?

Fillers are infused with lidocaine and contains hyaluronic acid which is a naturally occurring substance in your body. 

 

Fillers attract water to plump and contour the face. They are injected at various levels of the skin based in the area and goals. Our skilled injectors are very knowledgeable and will keep you safe and looking your best.

 

Hyaluronic acid fillers are the most popular dermal filler material; its ability to draw and retain water helps provide the plumping effect beneath the skin.

Q. How long does filler treatment take?

The amount of filler required, and the region being treated will determine how long the procedure takes. Typically tve entire process of consultation, face mapping and receiving your dermal filler with your injector at Seamless Health typically is approximately one hour.

 

Q. Are there any side effects of fillers?

Dermal filler treatments are more invasive than Botox though effects are generally mild and dissipate quickly.  There is some tenderness to the area after treatment and the possibility of bruising. You may feel some soft swelling or lumps in the area of treatment but this will integrate with your own tissues often within 2 weeks. Be sure to follow your pre and post care instructions that are emailed to you upon scheduling an appointment. Limit alcohol and any blood thinners (ibuprofen or aspirin) prior to treatment to limit bleeding or bruising. 

 

For any queries related to aesthetic & wellness treatments or accredited aesthetic training, feel free to reach out to specialists at Seamless Health & Medical Aesthetics.

 

Contact us today at 416-639-8791

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