Fillers (Wrinkles and contour improvement)
Fillers can be used to soften facial wrinkles and furrows, enhance the lip line, slightly raise concave scars.
Technique: Appropriately recommended pharmaceutical fillers substance or one's own fat is injected below the skin surface to fill hollow areas and crease, or plump the lips and back of the hands, fat typically taken from inner thigh or abdomen.
Today injections of hyaluroic acid (Restylane, Hylaform) have become popular. Performed in the cosmetic surgeons office, Local anaesthesia may be required.
Complement: Facial rejuvenation and wrinkle reduction by injection after offending muscle have relaxed.
Result: Swelling dissipates in 2-5 days, or 1-2 weeks with fat injections. Results last from few months to few years. Based on fillers used, treatment site and individual patient factors.