Fillers are of the materials that have received a lot of attention in beauty clinics. Today, men and women care a lot about their beauty. Most people tend to look like Hollywood actors. Therefore, the beauty industry has received a lot of attention these days. One of the most popular beauty methods is to use fillers. Fillers are gel – like substances that doctors inject under the skin. Beauty experts use these products to improve skin problems and beauty matters. They use this method to treat deep circles under the eyes, lift the cheeks, volume the lips, smooth the lines on the lips, remove the smile line and rejuvenate the skin.
What can Fillers do?
They can fill thin lips Fillers also make the cheeks more prominent
They reduce wrinkles and the appearance of lines on the face
In addition, they can improve the appearance of acne and scars
They reconstruct facial abnormalities
They reduce or eliminate dark circles under the eyes
What can the fillers not do?
For some patients, your doctor may suggest surgical procedures for problems such as face lifts, eyebrow lifts, or eyelid ptosis. Non – surgical rejuvenation treatments such as fillers can not achieve the same result. It is important to note that fillers are a temporary treatment for aging and require regular sessions for long – term results.
Types of fillers :
Autologous human fat
In this type of filler injection, the doctor removes the body fat from the body with special equipment. And after putting it in the centrifuge, it injects it into the person. The centrifuge prepares the removed fat for injection into the person or at the injection site. The word “Autologous” means “taken from the body’s own body. The doctor injects the fat removed from the body in a refined form to the skin of the face to give the desired volume to the cheeks and temples, under the eyes, and other required parts. This type of fat injection should only be performed by a dermatologist to achieve a flawless result.
Hyaluronic Acid (HA)
HA is made of a substance that is compatible with the body and makes the desired part fat or full. This type of gel has a soft and jelly – like texture and is the most popular and common filler around the world. Hyaluronic acid fillers have a temporary effect and last for about 6 to 12 months. Doctors often combine HA with lidocaine (a local anesthetic) to make people feel less pain during and after the injection.
Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA)
CaHA is a substance obtained from the bones of the human body. This substance is seen microscopically in soft gels for use in fillers. The stability of these fillers is usually higher than HA type fillers. And it will last longer in nature and in most cases will last up to 12 months. These fillers stimulate collagen production. Doctors mostly use these fillers for deep facial lines as well as deep wrinkles.
Poly – L- lactic Acid
Polyol lactic acid is environmentally friendly, meaning that its use in the body does not harm the human body. Doctors have been using these products for years. Absorbable sutures are a common example of these products. Polylactic acid products help build collagen in the body. Doctors use polylactic acid to remove deep wrinkles. Its shelf life reaches 2 years
What precautions you should take before injecting the filler
Rest time varies depending on the patient and the type of injectable filler. Most people can continue their daily activities. But it is generally recommended that you avoid strenuous physical activity for the first 24 to 48 hours to minimize swelling and bruising. Be sure to talk to your doctor about your recovery and rest plan before making an appointment.
Before injecting filler to reduce possible bruising, do not take any aspirin, ibuprofen or similar medications for a week, and avoid fish oil and vitamin E. It is recommended to eat spinach, lettuce and celery before injecting the gel to provide the vitamin K your body needs.
Post – injection care
For up to 3 days after the injection, it is best to avoid any exercise or professional training. Also, it is better not to expose the person to strong sunlight for 3 days. In addition to these, there are other things you must observe when injecting lip filler.
After injecting the lip filler, do not use any straws to drink liquids and avoid any kind of facial massage and areas near the lips for up to 2 weeks. Do not use Advil, Vitamin E, Ginger, Ginseng, and Garlic for up to 2 weeks after injection, as these can cause bruising.
Complications of fillers injection
One of the most common side effects of filler injections is bruising and swelling, which usually improve after a few days.
Other complications such as infection, asymmetry, and necrosis are rare.