What is Dermal Filler Treatment?
The main purpose of dermal filler treatment is to restore the volume, lifting the face, also to contour and give better shape for the face. This injectable treatment is known as a liquid lift. The most popular filler is made from Hyaluronic Acid, which is the natural compound found in our skin. Some other fillers are made of Calcium compound or Poly Lactic Acid that has other purposes as collagen stimulator as well.
Is Dermal Filler for you?
As life progresses or due to genetic predisposition, we might need filler a bit early than we thought. Professional doctor consultation in Puriva Clinic is essential to understand which areas need to be treated, or whether other options will be more beneficial for you.
Take a look in the mirror and notice if you start to have some loss of volume around your face. Maybe you see lines that are too strong or Your face looks tired or saggy. You may simply want to have sexier lips or more contoured cheekbones. If you do, then filler may be recommended treatment for you.
Our doctor in Puriva will give you the best recommendation for filler treatment.
How do we do the Filler Injection?
After a thorough consultation with Puriva Doctor, then we are ready to do some injections, with the following steps:
- Doctor or Nurse is going to clean your skin from makeup, dust, or sunblock.
- If needed, numbing cream will be applied about 30 minutes before the procedure.
- We will put antiseptic before administering the injection (please let us know if you have any allergy to antiseptics or alcohol).
- If needed, the Doctor will put marking to pinpoint the injection site.
- The Nurse will then assist to put ice or to tap you lightly to reduce the sensation. Do not worry, it is not as painful as it looks. The pain scale is around 3 out of 10.
- Our Doctor will inject dermal filler according to the area of injection and massage the area.
- The Nurse will apply antibiotic creams.
- That’s it and we are done!
What shall you expect after Dermal Filler Injection?
You can see the result right away with filler, yet swelling or bruising might happen, and this is normal. No need to worry as most of the swelling and bruising should recede in three to seven days. You can also put arnica cream to fasten the process, and makeup concealer can be used if you have a bit of bruising.
The filler usually takes 2 weeks to fully settle down and give a fully natural results.
What to do or not to do after Filler?
After injection we will ask you:
- Not to do strenuous exercise, swimming, or sun tanning for the first 24 hours after injection.
- Not to do facial or massage or laser treatment over the injected area for at least 2 weeks.
- For Lips filler, please avoid hot food and drinks (temperature-wise), kissing for the first 24 hours.
- That’s all, enjoy the result!
When can you see the result and how long it lasts?
Results of filler are quite instant though the best result can be seen in two weeks after injection as the filler has properly settled down. The longevity of filler is individualized ranging from one year to two years depending on the material of the injectable.
Some fillers like Juvederm (Oh yes, we love Juvederm!) Volift last for 1-1,5 years, Voluma 1,5-2 years.
The result will of course be different from one person to another, depending on the individual aging process and many contributing factors such as sun exposure, change in lifestyle, hydration factor, and change in body fat measurement.
Why choose Puriva for Filler treatment?
First and foremost, we only use the original Dermal Filler from reputable companies like Allergan, Teoxane, and Merz. Secondly, injecting filler is like creating art; the art of contouring, and managing the aging process on your face. You need a proper consultation with our Puriva Doctor who will ensure a thorough explanation and realistic expectation of this filler treatment. Our aim is to make you look fresher and be the best version of yourself. Our doctors follow the latest knowledge in procedure techniques. We enhancing our skills with training and seminars as a dermal filler injection technique is dynamic and advanced.
Can you use a dermal filler for other indications?
Filler can also be used as an augmentation of lips, nose, and to contour part of the face like jaws, cheeks, and chin.
What is the average cost of your Filler treatment?
The answer depends on how advanced is the aging signs in the treated areas and how many cc you will need. Kindly consult our Puriva Doctor for more information.
Our filler starts from Rp. 4.1 million. A rough guide in how many cc you will need:
- Lip Filler 1 cc
- Cheek contouring 2-4 cc
- Smile Lines 1-2 cc
- Marionette lines 2-4 cc
- Jawlines 4-6 cc
Anything else you should know about dermal filler?
Filler can be very effective in enhancing your look instantly. Long-lasting investment in your look and face profile as the filler lasts for 1-2 years. The dermal filler will be degraded by your own body bit by bit so your face will be just like before. This is why it is also important to continue the treatment if possible within 1-2 years ahead.
One more thing that is essential. Always protect the skin with the SPF factor and invest in collagen stimulation activity (such as laser treatment, HIFU) to retain the skin health and elasticity. Consult our Puriva Doctor for more information.