Dermal Fillers

Volume loss can be a large contributor to signs of aging. With precise placement and a conservative approach, we can restore the natural contour of the face resulting in a youthful appearance. If you’ve noticed deepening folds, or the loss of defined cheeks or jawline, dermal fillers might be the solution. Let Cult Aesthetics create a custom treatment plan for you.

A woman receiving dermal filler treatment on lips

Dermal Fillers Treatment Overview

Dermal Fillers are made from hyaluronic acid, which occurs naturally in the skin. These soft gels are used to replace volume that is lost during the aging process or to enhance facial features. The entire procedure usually takes 60 minutes. Here’s how it works:

  1. Your skin will be cleaned and pretreatment photos will be taken.
  2. Your provider will develop a treatment plan custom to you.
  3. A small dose is injected just beneath the skin’s surface near the targeted areas using a tiny needle.
  4. Return to daily routines with a few precautions in place.

Common injection sites include:

  • Temples
  • Cheeks
  • Under Eye
  • Midface
  • Nasolabial Folds
  • Lips
  • Jawline
  • Chin

Pre-Treatment Guidelines

Here are some tips for preparing before treatment:

  • Schedule a consult: Before your first treatment, schedule a consultation with one of our Licensed Medical Providers to determine which treatment is best for you.
  • Plan ahead: Schedule your appointment at least 2 weeks before special events to allow for swelling and or bruising that is common with dermal filler treatments.
  • Avoid blood-thinning products: Certain supplements or medications can cause bruising or bleeding. Discontinue at least 3 days before your treatment after talking with your doctor about changing or stopping a prescription medication. The most common products discontinued before treatment are:
  • Aspirin
  • Gingko Biloba
  • Garlic
  • Ginseng
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Flaxseed Oil
  • Cod Liver Oil
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • Essential fatty acids

Discontinue 24 hours before your treatment:

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Niacin
  • Cigarettes
  • Avoid Makeup
  • Updates: Notify your skin care specialist about skin rashes, cold sores, or new skin conditions.

Post-Treatment Guidelines

After your Dermal Filler treatment is complete, take a few precautions to get the most out of your treatment.

Avoid Post-Treatment:

  • High-intensity physical activity.
  • Contact with your face, especially near the injection site.
  • Getting any other facial treatments for at least 2 weeks.
  • Massaging, rubbing, or laying on your face for at least 12 hours unless specifically instructed by your provider.
  • No dental procedures two weeks after your dermal filler treatment.

What to Expect from Your Treatment

Dermal filler results are immediate but bruising and swelling can occur post procedure. Your best results are seen two weeks after treatment. Desired results can require multiple treatments. Results typically last 6-12 months but can vary. If you’re ready to begin Dermal Filler treatments in the Atlanta area, our highly trained medical providers at Cult Aesthetics can get you started.

Frequently Asked Questions

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