Wrinkles and ruts

As we age, our skin loses its youthful fullness, and is losing volume, especially in the midface. Dermal fillers are substances that help to restore that volume lost at the level of the face, lips and even hands, using their infiltration in the dermis or hypodermis.
There are several types of dermal filler:
Hyaluronic acid, collagen, calcium hydroxylapatite, poly-l – lactic acid, PMMA (polymethylmethacrylate) and autogenic fat. They differ by different chemical properties and durability (permanent fillings and temporary fillings).
Fillings have become very popular in recent years for several reasons. It is one of the cosmetic treatments available safer.
The infiltration of dermal fillers is a minimally invasive procedure, easy and quick to make, providing almost immediate results. In addition, the patient can return to their daily activities immediately.

Duration of the intervention

This is done in medical consultation and for about 15-30 minutes.

Description of the technique

Procedure:

Before performing the dermal filler it is usually applied local cold, topical anesthesia or anaesthesia truncal (consisting of local nerve block), so that the procedure goes without pain.

Recovery period

After performing the procedure:

  • Avoid intense physical exercise for 24-48 h
  • Not exposed to the Sun or UV light booths
  • Avoid touching or massaging the area treated for three days

What are the possible side effects?

After receiving injections of filler, some patients may experience some side effects, which usually tend to be mild and transient:

  • Redness
  • Swelling or edema Small hematomas
  • These side effects usually disappear in 7 to 14 days or even before.

Estos efectos secundarios suelen desaparecer en 7 a 14 días o incluso antes.