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Filler Materials

How are fillir material applied?

Filling agents are applied simply and painless after local anesthetic agent administration or Emla cream application onto the skin.

What is the most common fillir substance?

Hyaluronic acid is the most common filling and it is a sugar-based substance which is present in all living organisms. Human skin intensely includes hyaluronic acid. Basic constituent of subcutaneous supportive tissue is hyaluronic acid. Since it is water-absorbable like a sponge, it has some features such as volume creation, moisturizing and cell renewing. Because hyaluronic acid in our skin decreased by years, skin looses its freshness, becomes dull, wrinkles and sagging appear.

Hyalorunic acid quantity of the skin reduced by half around 50 years of age. This generally affects the areas which are exposed to the sun chronically such as face, neck, décolletéand hand. Hyaluronic acid is safely used for intraarticular and intraocular treatments. It is commonly used for wrinkle treatment in aesthetic applications. Hyaluronic acid containing filling agents do not contain animal tissue and toxin; therefore, risk to spread a disease from other living things does not exist and they do not cause allergy.

What are features of temporary filling agents?

  • They affect when they are applied.
  • Effect becomes very significant within a couple of days.
  • Risk of allergic reaction is very very less or none.
  • Risk of permanent hardness is very less or none.
  • No additional surgery is required.
  • It is more cost-efficient than permanent fillings.
  • Effect may last for 6 months, 1 year or 1.5 years.
  • Effects are completely temporary. They should be repeated for continuous effect.

Features of permanent filler materials

  • They do not lose their effect on the application site.
  • No additional procedure is necessary because the materials are ready to use.
  • If any undesired affect appears, it is also permanent.
  • If the tissue is not compatible, harnesses in the tissue may appear.
  • Surgical clearance from the tissue is very difficult or impossible.
  • Risk of allergic reaction is more than temporary filling.
  • It is more expensive than temporary filling.

What should an ideal filling material be?

  • It should not cause allergic reaction
  • It should be limited with the application site
  • It should be easy to apply
  • It should not cause poisoning
  • It should not create hard masses inside the tissue
  • Effect should last as long as possible
  • Result should be predictable

How long does filling effect last?

Permanency of the filling material is affected by many factors such as age, skin structure, skin elasticity of the individual, application site, structure, quantity, quality of the filling material injected. However, effect of filling materials including hyaluronic acid lasts up to one year. Sometimes, additional application may be necessary to obtain a good result according to the severity of the wrinkle.

What is the touch-up treatment?

Positive results are obtained after a single filling procedure. Since temporary filling materials are absorbed by the body, their effect lasts for a certain period. This effects lasts for 12 months maximum. Many patients have retouching treatments which are less in cost and quantity to preserve treatment effects before the effect of filling disappears.

Where are fillir materials applied?

Filling materials are applied anywhere on the face. The most common application sites are lips, under and around the eyes. Lacrimal sulcus, sulci extending from corner of the nose to corner of the lips, wrinkles under the lip, edges of the chin and cheek bones. It is generally applied on hands besides the face. Sometimes, it may be used for hip and leg shaping.

Do Botox and Fillirs have the same effect?

Filling and botox are totally different substances. Botox is a serum which treats wrinkles by preventing operation of mimic muscles. Filling treats the descents and channels by filling.

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