Injectable fillers are one of the procedures most commonly used cosmetics today. Like botox, dermal filler injections have a temporary effect, but are very versatile. While lip filler injections are used to give volume, facial injectable fillers are designed to smooth out wrinkles.
Benefits and disadvantages of the injectable fillers
Discover the benefits and disadvantages of the injectable fillers more common, such as hyaluronic acid fillers and the autogenic fat transference (injection of own fat, obtained through liposuction).
Filled with acid hiluronico
The hyaluronic acid used is brands Allergan and Restylane. These fillings are considered natural, while they are produced synthetically, the final result is very similar to the hyaluronic acid produced by the human body.
It is useful for everything from lip filler injections for wrinkle filler, they usually have different formulas depending on the area in which it is injected.
When you opt for hyaluronic acid, one of the biggest advantages is that you can see the results instantly and can also be reversed if it has not been as a standby. The duration of these treatments is 5-6 months for the lips and 12-16 months in other areas of the face.
Another popular type of injectable fillers is Radiesse, used instead of hyaluronic acid calcium crystals. These dermal filler injections have a double effect, help to give volume just after being injected, and also to produce collagen.
They are some of the most popular injectable fillers for the face, but can not be used in all areas equally. Unlike Allergan and other injectable hyaluronic acid fillers, cannot be used Radiesse on the lips and the eyes area.
One of the major drawbacks of the injectable fillers with crystals is that the procedure is not reversible. These filler injections can give an effect of long duration, usually 12 months, and since the body also produces collagen in the injected areas, the effect is usually extend for 18 months.
This type of fillings were first accepted by the FDA, and not require a skin test prior to treatment.
When it comes to injectable fillers for the face, collagen fillers are excellent for treating delicate expression lines and wrinkles, anywhere, including the eye area.
One of the major drawbacks of injectable collagen fillers is the effect only lasts between three and six months. In addition, this type of fillings may also have strong side effects in people who suffer from allergies, asthma and eczema.
Other injectable fillers for wrinkles and it also stimulates the production of collagen, is the Sculptra. It is basically composed of absorbable sutures, only that they last much longer, they also contain acid poly-l – lactic, reason why the results may last more than two years.
Unfortunately, this type of injections of filler for wrinkles takes a long time to take effect, the results appear after 3 to 5 months.
Autogenic fat fillings
One of the less common types of injectable fillers to the face, are the stuffed with fat, which usually are used for any other area of the body.
The advantage is that the use of the fat removed by liposuction, has a zero risk of creating unpleasant side effects or allergic reactions.
While the effects of autogenic fat fillings can last up to 6 months, non-reversible and when it is injected in areas with very little natural fat, there is a risk of achieve a look full of lumps, it is for this reason that it is not often used in the face.