What causes the skin to age?

With increasing age, the Hyaluronic Acid content of our skin decreases, reducing its capacity to stay moist and supple. Oil producing glands reduce their activity and the skin becomes dry. Skin loses fat, thus losing its youthful glow and smoothness.

Frequently Asked Questions On Fillers

What are Fillers.

Fillers are an injectable gel containing Hyaluronic Acid that restores youthful volume to cheeks, cheekbones and chin, that have become thin due to weight loss or age-related facial fat loss. The results are immediate, soft, and natural looking. Hyaluronic Acid is used for aesthetic treatments, and has been used by doctors for injection into arthritic joints to aid movement, as well as eye surgery.

How long will the effects of Filler last?

The average effect of Filler with Lidocaine lasts up to 24 months. It may sometimes be longer or shorter depending on:

  • Your age
  • Your physiology
  • Your lifestyle (smoking and exposure to sun or UV rays may shorten the effect)
  • The amount injected and the practitioner’s technique.

How long will the procedure take?

The procedure takes just about 30-45 minutes, depending on the extent and area under consideration for injecting.

How long will it take to show results?

Results with Fillers are immediate and instant. Your aesthetic physician can show you the pre-treatment and post-treatment results soon after injecting Fillers for you to appreciate the results. However, best results can be seen in 2-3 days.

Will the treatment hurt?

At PLAC, We used Fillers with Lidocaine, an aesthetic agent that reduces the pain during and after the procedure. However your practitioner may also apply local anaesthetic to further reduce the discomfort.

When can I return to work and resume my social life?

The aesthetic results are immediate and very natural looking. You might experience some redness and bruising after the injection, that can be concealed with makeup or concealers. You can return to work and resume your social life almost immediately.

Are there any side effects?

After injecting HA Fillers with Lidocaine, you may experience redness, slight swelling, or bruising in the injected area. Your aesthetic, physician will inform you about this. These side effects will not last and can easily be covered up with your usual makeup. However, do not hesitate to inform your doctor if these reactions persist (beyond a week), or if any other side effects are observed.

Are there any recommendations I should follow after treatment?

You are advised not to apply pressure to, or massage the injected site during the first few days following the injection session. In the two weeks following treatment, we advise against prolonged exposure to temperatures under 0°c, and to sun or strong heat (UV rays, saunas, steam baths, etc).

How much does the treatment cost?

This entirely depends on what treatment you are getting done, who is doing it, and how much of the product is required. It is best to discuss this with your aesthetic physician.