What is Filler?
Dermal filler is a gel like substance made of hyaluronic acid which is a naturally occurring sugar molecule. Filler is injected beneath the surface of the skin to add volume to the face, lips, hands etc. Fillers used at La Chelé are all FDA approved in the United States and each have their own unique properties.
What are the benefits and uses of dermal fillers?
- Fights the signs of aging
- Adds hydration
- Naturally metabolized by the body over time
- Lip augmentation
- Decrease the appearance of undereye bags
- Add volume to the cheeks
- Lift the lower face and jowls
- Fill in deep lines
- Rejuvenate the hands
- Add projection and definition to the chin and jaw
How long does filler last?
Filler can last anywhere from 6-18 months but the longevity of your filler depends on several different factors and can vary from person to person. Some things that effect the longevity of filler are: the area that filler is being placed, the type of filler being used, and the rate at which the body metabolizes the product.
How quickly will I see results from filler?
The effects of dermal fillers can be seen immediately after injection. However, filler injections can cause some swelling and bruising, so it can take 2-4 for for the filler to fully settle. Lips typically have a significant amount of swelling so keep in mind that they will go down in size over the first two weeks. Here are some helpful tips to avoid bruising!