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WHAT ARE DERMAL FILLERS?

We all want to reverse the signs of ageing and smoothen out the fine lines, wrinkles and add volume to your skin. Dermal Fillers Toronto can revitalize and refresh your skin, giving you a more youthful appearance. It is a non-surgical and long-lasting treatment which has been approved for use in Canada. It is usually injected in the lips, cheeks, under the eyes, nose, chin and jawline. If you have been considering getting these injectibles and don’t know what exactly and how exactly they work, then we are here to help you.

What are the concerns that can be addressed by these fillers?

Dermal fillers are used to add volume and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. It helps to plump thin lips, add contour and shape and smooth out vertical lines around the edges of the lips. These fillers also adjust the appearance of the nose which masks the appearance of a bump, lifts the tip and even creates a bridge. You can also add volume to your cheek and enhance its shapes or fill out the hollowness under the eye area which can cause dark circles.

What happens during the procedure?

On the day of the procedure try to arrive at least 10-15 minutes in advance as a numbing cream needs to be applied to the area which is to be injected. This cream is applied to help with any plausible discomfort or pain which may arise. Most of these fillers do have a numbing agent within the product itself, which will help to manage the discomfort during the process of injection. Once the dermal filler has been injected, your skin might swell up and become red, there might also be some bruising. Note that these signs are normal and usually subside within 2 days. If you want, you can cover them with the help of makeup. Minor bumps, itching or lumps are other side effects which aren’t so common. However, they subside within 2 weeks to 30 days.

What is the recovery period like?

After having undergone the treatment, there are certain steps which you can take to reduce the risks of the swelling and bruising getting worse and maintaining the results. Do a hot and cold treatment on the treated areas. Apply ice on it, without putting any pressure, followed by the use of a warm compress. This will help to reduce the swelling for at least 24 hours after the treatment. Consuming pineapple during this time is a great idea as it is rich in bromelain which helps to heal bruising and swelling.

During the first 24 hours avoid consuming any alcohol. Do not exercise or indulge in any sort of strenuous activity. You might want to touch the treated area, but avoid doing that at least for the first 24 hours after the procedure. Along with that, also avoid stepping out in the sin for at least 2-3 days or until the swelling subsides.

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