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Fast Facts about Dermal Fillers

We live in a world where vanity has become very important not only for celebrities but also for normal men and women out there. Many will do everything to achieve that fresh, youthful look. One of the easiest and simplest form of procedure most people get nowadays to remove those unsightly wrinkles or skin creases is dermal fillers. Here are quick facts about them:
Two Types of Fillers:
Two types of dermal fillers that doctors used: natural and synthetic.Natural fillers include products made with hyaluronic acid,a substance the body produces to plump up facial skin and lips. Some of them are Belotero Balance, Captique, Elevess, HylaForm, Juvederm 24HV, Perlane-L, Prevelle Silk and Restylane.
Synthetic Fillers are lab-made substances that are not related to anything found naturally in the skin. It includes popular fillers like Sculptra and Radiesse.
Effect Is Only Temporary
Most fillers are made from materials that are reabsorbed by the body, which is why they’re billed as temporary. So if you like the way they fill out and smooth over your face, you’ll need to go back to your dermatologist occasionally for more treatments for touchups once or twice a year.
Side Effects
Some common side effects of dermal fillers may include swelling, redness, discomfort and bruising at the injection site immediately after the treatment. These reactions are usually mild and resolve within a few days. Also, the risk of an allergic reaction is extremely rare and they are usually self-limiting.
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