Dermal fillers, is one of the most popular facial rejuvenation techniques for people wanting to reduce fine lines. It is used to treat frown lines, crows feet, forehead furrows, and skin bands on the neck. As we all know, wrinkles cannot be avoided. Ageing, sun damage, dehydration, poor lifestyle, heredity, stress, and some medications can all contribute to the development of creases on your face. Even smiling, chewing, squinting, and other facial movements causes wrinkles. Although wrinkles also appear in the other parts of the body, those that occur on the face are oftentimes the most problematic, simply because they make us look tired and angry.
The discovery of dermal fillers as treatment for wrinkles came by accident in the 1990s. But it was not until 2002 when the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved its use in the area between the eyebrows. Since then many Hollywood celebrities have tried the procedure. Following in their footsteps were men and women from all over the world longing to achieve facial vitality.
You are a good candidate for dermal fillers treatment if:
- You are between 18 and 70
- You have realistic expectations of the procedure
- You do not have allergies to the product
- You are not taking antibiotics or heart medications
- You do not have infection or sun-damaged skin
A dermal fillers cosmetic treatment can take approximately 10 to 15 minutes with very minimal pain. As there are over 40 muscles in your face it’s important that your dermatologist or nurse is able to accurately identify the spot that needed treatment. Effects are visible within 3 to 5 days after the treatment.
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Benefits of dermal fillers treatment:
- Improved confidence
- Increased physical attractiveness
- Smoother and youthful-looking facial skin
- Stops excessive sweating
Although dermal fillers is a generally safe procedure, there are instances of complications especially when the person who carried out the treatment is not well-trained or does not have experience. Some of the risks include bruising and pain, redness, dry mouth, tiredness, temporary facial weakness or drooping, and flu-like symptoms. As a rule of thumb you should first consult with your doctor whether or not the treatment is for you.