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Our Top 10 Questions for Facial Fillers

Posted by Carey Nease on Feb 10, 2014 2:28:00 PM

facial fillers restylane radiesseQ. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
A. Pricing for fillers ranges depending on the product used and areas treated.

Q. HOW LONG WILL IT LAST?
A. Normally 6-12 months, but everyone experiences varying results.

Q. WHERE CAN IT BE USED?
A. Fillers are more commonly used in the lower two thirds of the face.

Q. HOW LONG DOES THE PROCEDURE TAKE?
A. Approximately 20 minutes, start to finish.

Q. WILL THERE BE ANY SWELLING OR BRUISING?
A. You do run the risk of slight bruising at the injection site; we recommend that you discontinue the use of nonprescription blood thinners before and after injection. There may also be some mild swelling that can last 2-7 days.

Q. HOW MUCH DO I NEED?
A. Everyone is different; our doctors will help determine how much product is necessary to meet your goals.

Q. IS THERE A POSSIBILITY OF AN ADVERSE REACTION?
A. There is a low risk of an adverse reaction. Hyaluronic Acid is a substance already found in the human body which greatly reduces the risk of rejection.

Q. WILL IT HURT?
A. Most patients opt for a local anesthetic to avoid the possibility of discomfort.

Q. IS IT REVERSIBLE?
A. Yes. There is an agent that can dissolve hyaluronic acid facial filler products.

Q. HOW WILL I LOOK WHEN THE PRODUCT DISSOLVES?
A. You will look the same as you did before you had the filler procedure.

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