There is a very common misconception that dermal fillers can cause skin to sag, however, we can safely say that this is FALSE. People assume that once your body has fully absorbed them, you'll be left with loose and hanging skin, leaving you looking even bigger than before. But the truth is, injecting facial fillers into the skin doesn't stretch the skin and causes no damage. If at any time you decide to stop using dermal fillers, your skin will return to its previous state.
If you are concerned about the long-term effects of dermal fillers on your skin, Dr. Kim will be happy to discuss them with you and answer any questions you may have. Dermal filler will not cause skin to stretch or sag, once the filler naturally breaks down. The only case in which this would occur is if the face became too full with extreme amounts of dermal fillers, which is something we certainly don't do at Cityskin. A young face has the “triangle of youth”, which means that it is wider on the cheeks just below the eyes and narrower on the chin.
But over time, tissue and bone are lost in the middle of the face. With a deflated support system, the skin begins to sag and the face slowly transforms from triangle to trapezoid. Fillers counteract this aging process by adding fullness to the cheeks, which restores the skin to its original position, smoothing nasolabial folds (smile lines), puppet lines (folds that go from the corner of the mouth to the chin) and the double chin. Yagoda suggested deciding on an aging intervention plan for 10 to 20 years from now. At his practice on the Upper East Side, Dr.
Richard Swift, a plastic surgeon, sees more than 100 people to perform fillings every month. For many of those patients, their filling technique is surprising. Doctors also use off-label fillers to add volume to the temples. Bank injects Restylane into the forehead. Plastic surgeons also inject fillers to reshape the bridge of the nose and simulate the effect of a chin implant. At her New York cosmetic dentistry practice, Dr.
Pia Lieb Offers Niche Lip Filling Procedure. She injects filler into the mouth, where the smooth inner skin meets the outer skin of the lips. She says the technique “unfolds the lips for natural-looking fullness”.People lose collagen all over their bodies, not just their faces. But fillers currently available in the United States lack the density needed for body work.
Macrolane, a viscous hyaluronic filler from the Restylane family, has been popular in Europe for improving the body for several years. The future of these fillers here is directly related to the trickle of Food and Drug Administration approvals. As New Formulas Become Available, Doctors Find Ways to Use Them. No matter what you hear, most of the time fillers won't have any kind of lasting effect on your skin. You won't need more padding in the future to get the same results, and your skin won't sink any further because you opted for fillers. However, if you have these questions or concerns, be sure to tell your doctor so that they can fully inform you of any risks. Simply replacing what was already under the skin will not cause the skin to sag, although once the filler is metabolized over a period of time, your skin will return to its pre-dermal filler appearance. Although their skin is naturally more resilient, people who use dermal fillers are more likely to continue using them for many years in the future and stretching is more likely to occur as time passes unless close attention is paid when injecting them.
Repeated applications of filler in one area can cause it to loosen and stretch over time. In addition to tightening your skin, overuse of fillers can result in longer-term damage including lip wrinkles and impaired attachment of facial fat pads as well as some degree of skin irregularity and aging. A related concern is that if you don't receive filler treatments repeatedly your skin will sag after dermal fillers break down. People assume that dermal filler formulas stretch their skin as they are injected leaving it sagging when it wears off. Dermal fillers use injectable hyaluronic acid to fill and adjust contours of any area of your face that needs correction but they are not permanent solutions. Another problem can occur when dermal fillers are used on parts of your face where there is a lot of muscle movement causing it to move away from where it was applied. Some fillers lead to an increase in your body's natural collagen production which will have a positive impact long after it has faded. If you're worried that a recent treatment has used more filler than necessary it's possible in most cases to fully or partially reverse this effect by applying an enzyme (hyaluronidase) to dissolve excess filler. Men and women looking for smoothing effects of dermal fillers seek to restore lost facial volume in areas such as cheeks lips nasolabial folds and under eyes. In fact benefits of dermal fillers often go beyond simply restoring facial volume. For those who are younger but want to age using dermal filler won't stretch their skin.