Dermal Fillers | Phoenix Dermatology | Ahwatukee Skin Care

However, traditional make up will mask the underlying pigment within your skin so you can continue to vary your fashion and neutral colours as before. This includes aggressive exercise. A very small percentage of people have a reaction to any aesthetic procedure, the most common is among persons who suffer from cold sores of the face. 3. Avoid exposure to heat and sunlight as this might increase the risk of bleeding. If you have lip treatment swelling can last 3-5 days, otherwise it is transient. Given your concerns, I would certainly schedule a follow up appointment with your doctor.

Infection – We use fresh needles, fresh product, and never store any unused product. How often should I be treated? How long result last varies from person to person. Botox can also be used as part of a “nonsurgical nose job” to relax the muscle that pulls the tip downward, creating a more upturned appearance. As well as the dermal filler itself containing ‘lidocaine’ (anaesthetic) a topical anaesthetic is also applied to the area of the skin prior to treatment, this gives a numbing effect to the treatment area and greatly reduces any discomfort. Dr Kate Jameson is trained in treating these potential complications. I had even brought a close friend with me to have a second opinion on the whole thing, and when she asked Diana about having her lips done, Diana’s response was  “No way, your lips are big enough, adding filler would make them look fake.” I appreciated her frankness and because I didn’t feel any sales pressure, I decided to get it done on the spot.

It appears. How long does a treatment last? There’s practically zero downtime. There is no skin test needed because of its natural formula. We suggest you go home and ice your lips to minimize swelling afterwards and stop taking any blood thinning tablets 1 week before your treatment. There were nearly 100,000 autologous fat transfer soft tissue operations performed in 2004. To help avoid bruising it is best to discontinue aspirin, Vitamin E, ibuprofen, and fish oil as well as any other anti-inflammatory medicines for one week prior to the injection.

To ensure an optimal and long lasting result, a top-up treatment is recommended up to one year after your initial dermal filler treatment. Restylane® is available only through a licensed practitioner.. It is advisable to not have a facial or similar treatment that may disturb the products or expose the newly treated areas to strong sunlight for 2-3 days. If you are really concerned, you should send these photos to your injector to get reassurance. Dr Kimberly Ivett will provide patients pain relief directions in her post-operative discussion. Allergic reactions and major vascular trauma are extremely rare. If you have a history of cold sores, dermal filler treatment in that area might cause them to break out again.

Ice may also be applied to the treatment area just prior to or following injection. It’s widely used to address ageing hands and medium to deep lines and wrinkles such as naso-labial folds (nose to mouth lines), fill scars, contour or revolumise the cheeks and chin or to augment or reshape lips and nose. This chemically inert device can be placed simply into the subdermal tissues during a one-time procedure, which may be accomplished under local anesthesia with or without adjunct conscious sedation. You want to enhance volume in areas such as the cheeks, jaw line or lips. If you have a history of cold sores on your face, I prescribe an antiviral tablet to reduce the risk of an outbreak. Other applications for use include acne scars, hollowed temples and ear lobes. He regularly pursues advanced training – and trains other physician injectors for two of the largest filler makers in the world.

The treated area may be tender for that length of time. “First, there’s the less popular fat filler where fat from another part of the body is extracted through liposuction, harvested and then injected into the lips. Behr uses. Those with a propensity for herpes (cold sores) may be given additional medication before a lip augmentation treatment can be performed. Board Certified Facial and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Other people like the look that some celebrities sport, in which they have full lips. Restylane adds volume to the skin.

Whether you wish to concentrate on one area in a single treatment, or decide on a course of treatments for different areas, dermal fillers will help your skin to regain its youthful appearance. The best treatment for this is to subtly enhance the border of the lip and increase the volume of the fleshy part of the lip with a dermal filler. Men and women’s lips are aesthetically very similar. Lips can appear deflated or disproportionate. Dermal fillers are made of various kinds of natural and man-made or synthetic materials that have been developed over the years for injection into the skin.