The natural melting facial tissue (fat, muscle and even bone) which begins very early helps to decrease the brightness of the face. Facial features (eyebrows, cheeks, upper lip, and chin) no longer catch the light. The filling just restores the volume they lost giving a more youthful appearance. The product used is Hyaluronic acid is a non-animal and non-human glucosamine synthesized by bacteria and therefore does not present a risk of intolerance or inflammatory reaction. It is a hydrophilic substance which swells in the water when filled in it; it is presented as a gel. This is to increase the volume of the cheekbones, brow ridges and the upper lip and fill the hollow of vale of tears, nasolabial folds, dark circles and bitterness folds. An anesthetic cream applied one hour before or applying ice is necessary, regional anesthesia makes the bites very bearable.
The treatment is fast and easy. But all wrinkle fillers have a downside, including the risk of allergic reaction and the formation of tiny bumps under the skin. In some cases, those bumps may be permanent. And sometimes, a bluish skin discoloration known as the Tyndall effect happens. The color change can last for several months, but there are treatments available. In very rare cases, skin cells may die if the wrinkle fillers are not used properly. There have also been a few reported cases of blindness and nerve paralysis. Typically, the wrinkle fillers that last longer are the ones more likely to cause side effects.
Following the Filling
The result is immediate and lasts about eight months for superficial injections, 18 months for deep injections.