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Following local anesthesia, fillers are injected slowly and retrograde in low pressure settings to slowly, incrementally, and gradually restore the lost volume of the targeted skin sites.
Specific areas of facial collagen or fat loss are addressed with serial sessions monthly injections. The treatments are sized to your dimensions and customized to your specific facial needs.
Generally, several sessions are required.
The treatment takes about one hour in an outpatient clinic setting.
Local anesthesia is used.
Recovery lasts one weekend, with most people returning to work and activities thereafter.
Temporary swelling, soreness, and mild bruising are expected.
Prescription pain medications are generally not needed.
After the treatment:
Message to the areas three times a day for three days to improve evenness.
Ice pack to the areas for the first two days to reduce swelling
Heat pads to the areas for the subsequent two days to expedite the resolution of any bruising.