Face Area Filling Applications
- Where are fillers used?
Skin fillers are used to lighten or reduce unwanted lines that occur due to facial expressions and age, especially in the face area. Volume loss in the face area that occurs with time, age and weight gain is one of the most valuable causes of many deformities listed below. It is very valuable to look at the face as a whole and make an aesthetic analysis. It is very valuable to know the face analysis and the effects of aging on the face. With this analysis and artistic perception, it is possible to achieve a younger and fitter appearance by replacing the missing ones with the filling process to be performed in experienced hands. Below you can see the areas where the filling process is frequently performed.
1. Frowning brow lines
2. Clarify cheekbones
3. To straighten the nasolabial grooves that extend from the nose wing to the corner of the mouth
4. Reducing upper lip lines
5. Thicken lip
6. In the correction of the sad appearance caused by the corners of the mouth looking down
7. Correction of the fold (Marionette lines) extending from the corner of the mouth
8. Correction of the Deep Jaw line
9. Filling the elongated jawline
10. Correction of volume loss in the chin
In addition to these, it is used for various purposes to fill acne scars (acne scars) or the lightening of chickenpox scars, and to fill the sunken areas on the face.
- What are the frequently used filling considerations?
Fillers containing hyaluronic acid and hydroxy apatite crystals are frequently used. Among these, the most commonly used fillers containing hyaluronic acid are presented in many different brands. Fillers containing hydroxyapatite crystals last for an average of 12 months. Restylane, Juvederm are fillings containing hyaluronic acid and have FDA approval. Radiesse is an FDA-approved artifact containing hydroxyapatite crystals.
- What is hyaluronic acid?
It is an element found naturally in the subcutaneous tissue and retains water in all breasted creatures and gives volume to the skin. Apart from its use as a filler for aesthetic purposes, it has been used for 20 years in intra-articular injections, especially in the knee joint, in eye surgery and in wound beautification.
- What is cross-linked hyaluronic acid?
Non-crosslinked hyaluronic acid is a liquid form of hyaluronic acid naturally found under the skin. Cross-linked hyaluronic acid, on the other hand, is a product in gel form that is obtained synthetically and increases the permanence of hyaluronic acid in the body.
- What should I pay attention to before face filling?
Stopping taking medications such as aspirin, Vitamin E, and dietary elements such as St John’s Wort, gingko, garlic in order to reduce the risk of bleeding.
Stopping the use of painkillers such as Brufen, magesic 2 days ago
If possible, come to the appointment with the face washed and no make-up
- Is the filling process painful?
The application can often be painful, so creams containing local anesthetics or local anesthetic injection may be required. The use of works that have been put on the market in recent years and that contain local anesthetics can eliminate the need for anesthesia.
- How long does the filling process take?
The filling process may take 15-30 minutes. It is valuable to have a detailed interview with your doctor before the application and to get a successful result from your examination.
- Are the results of the filling process permanent?
The result obtained as a result of the filling process is temporary. Permanence varies between 6 months and 1 year, depending on the work used and the region. With the middle applications called touch-up, this period can be extended or a continuous improvement can be achieved with new applications to be made after the activity decreases.
- What are the risks related to the place of application?
Rarely, redness, bleeding, hematoma, bruising, swelling, and pain may occur depending on the injection. These often pass in a short time. If it lasts more than 3 days, consult your doctor.
- What should be considered after the hyaluronic acid filling process?
There may be redness and swelling after the filling process. It is the natural result of this process. This will pass in a few days.
- The place where the filling process is applied should not be massaged.
- Do not apply heat to the treated area until the swelling and redness have subsided.
- It’s okay to wash your face and take a shower daily.
- Heavy exercise, pool, sauna, solarium processes should be avoided for 24 hours.
- Cold application for 15 minutes every hour after the procedure will reduce the risk of edema, redness and bleeding and will relax you.