What are facial fillers? Who needs it? What do you need to know about facial fillers? If you are curious about it, read on!
In this article, you’ll understand the uses, the effects and the reason of facial fillers become popular nowadays.
Facial fillers are non-invasive cosmetic treatments given through injections. Facial fillers are synthetic or naturally occurring substances injected into the lines, folds and tissues of the face to decrease the appearance of wrinkles and restore the facial fullness that decreases with age. Facial fillers contains hyaluronic acid, which can be found in some fluids and tissues in the body that add plumpness to the skin, polylactic acid, which stimulates the skin to make more collagen, polyalkylimide, a transparent gel that is compatible with our body, calcium hydroxylapatite, which is a mineral-like compound found in bones, and polymethyl-methacrylate microspheres (PMMA) which is a semi-permanent filler.
The vast majority of fillers are absorbable. Thus, they offer temporary results that last from months to a couple years, depending on the product and one’s condition.
There are different types of facial fillers that are designed to treat varying signs of aging, such as enhance or fill in shallow areas on the face, soften static wrinkles, plump up thinning lips, and even soften the look of recessed scars. Facial fillers may also be used on other areas that need extra volume for a smoother look. These wrinkles are usually a result of a loss of collagen and elasticity in the skin due to aging. Besides that, those who had an intense loss of body weight might also need facial fillers, as they will lose their collagen on the face.
Facial fillers can also be combined with non-surgical facelift treatment to enhance and give a fuller, youthful look. These treatments are the low risk alternatives to surgery that does not require downtime, and the side effects are only mild to moderate. The results of these treatments are promising and it preserves one’s natural look without looking fake compared to surgical facelift. Besides that, facial fillers also provide immediate results as the substances are designed to be injected beneath the surface of the skin to add volume and fullness.
Millions of filler procedures are performed each year, and they have a good track record of safety. To ensure our safety, we should always visit licensed and experienced medical professionals to inject the filler. In Singapore, most of the medical aesthetic clinics offer facial fillers treatment. Certified physicians and professional aesthetic doctors are ones who usually carry out facial filler treatment, as this cosmetic treatment is an outpatient procedure.
Some people are drawn to facial fillers treatment not only because of the results it provides, it’s also because facial fillers treatment is a painless procedure, and there’s little to no downtime, that doesn’t require rest or recovery time as there were no incisions or scarring involved. Besides that, facial fillers treatments are way less expensive compared to a facelift surgery.
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