Because dermal fillers are a non-surgical wrinkle treatment, most patients are able to return to work almost immediately. Some common side effects after receiving dermal fillers include slight redness, irritation, or swelling at the injection sites. These symptoms are temporary and will fade in the days following your dermal filler treatment. You will notice that facial lines and wrinkles will begin to soften and become less noticeable, with results continuing to develop in the days and weeks following your dermal filler procedure. Dermal filler results can last up to six months.
Patients who receive dermal fillers in their lips may notice that their lips appear swollen or look asymmetrical immediately following treatment. These symptoms may persist for a few days but will gradually lessen in the days following your dermal filler injections. As you adjust to the dermal fillers and swelling subsides, your lips will appear fuller and plumper, while having the natural-looking appearance of your lips prior to lip injections.
Ongoing dermal filler treatments are recommended every six to twelve months to maintain optimal results. Although very rare, if you are unhappy with your dermal filler results, our oral surgeons can administer an enzyme called hyaluronidase, which will completely process and reverse the effects of dermal fillers that are made of hyaluronic acid. Our highly skilled oral surgeons aim for pleasing, natural-looking results to ensure that you are happy with your dermal filler treatment.