What is filler?
Filler is to fulfill in a skin layer due to, when time change the cell under the skin will decrease by natural. Therefore, the filler will help to fix the sigh of aging such as wrinkle, folds, and make your face look younger and help to reshape our face, tighten, included chin and forehead in order to make the face look better.
How many type of filler?
There are 2 type of filler.
- 1. Firstly, the type of Extraneous Materials, Silicone or Paraffin is the cheapest type of Filler but it is the most danger as well. For human body will not be able to biodegradable itself. Thus, this is not allowing for using in medical. Apart from silicone still have Artefill , Aquamid,Aqualift,Aquaderm , Radiesse ( calcium hydroxlapatite),Sculptra ( poly-L-lactic acid) etc. all these will not disappear need to dig out.
- 2. Secondly, the type of naturally which is will stay temporally this is synthesize by Hyaluronic Acid therefore; this Hyaluronic Acid is already inside our body but normally will deteriorate follow by age-related changes. Thus by inject Hyaluronic Acid into body will lead to lifetime around 1-2 years, and less allergies.
Why we have to do filler?
When age is changing will lead to wrinkle, sunken cheek, folds or unequal face all these problems will disappear, Hyaluronic Acid will cure all these problems due to, this substance has been already inside our body but after sometime this substance will decrease by nature and will lead to sagging skin. So by fulfill this in the proper amount will help the skin look youthful, fresher with natural looking
3. Filler will help in what case?
1. Exhausted face, sad face.
2. Reshape the face
3. Unequal face
4. youthful appearance
Where can perform filler?
Where can perform filler?
- Forehead filler will help to reshape the appearance of forehead.
- Temples in order to make it better.
- Eyebrow lift in order to lift it up and make it more suitable.
- Under eye in order to help those exhausted to look better.
- Cheek bone filler will lift it up and make it tighten.
- Nasolabial folds filler will help nasolabial shallower.
- Corner of the month filler will lift it up and make it look trout pout.
- Pre jowl area filler will lift it up and make it shaper and tighten.
- Chin in order to make longer or round shape and make it more suitable for the face.
4. Does filler have side effect?
1. Inject the wrong place or too shallow.
2. Too swollen especially under eyes area therefore will block the lymphatic system.
3. Lump or not smooth skin might happen.
4. Inflammation or terrible pain happen patient have to go and see surgeon.
5. Tissue might be dead from the substance of filler block the vein, can be found at nose wings.
6. Blind this is the most dangerous this can be found from fake injection of rhinoplasty that blocked the vein at the eyes area.
Does filler safe ?
Filler is a Hyaluronic Acid certified by food and drug administration, a government agency responsible for food and drug safety from the United States and Thailand. Therefore, this is make filler safe and less allergic and can see the result immediately. Thus, the most important thing is this must perform by specific surgeon only. If the performance goes wrong it has, might lead to infection, blind or handicap.
How we know is a legit filler?
- Must know the information of filler, box, brand, type and the manufacturer.
- Can check with the factory of the brand
- If the filler is legit, there will be a serial number, REF, Lot at the side of the box Moreover, those clinic or hospital have to paste sticker of serial number at patient profile.
- Must be able to contact the import company.
- How to check filler?Patient can check filler from here http://fdaolap.fda.moph.go.th/logistics/drgdrug/Dserch.asp
There are several brands of filler but for Maxi clinic we using theses 2 brands
Juvéderm is a number one worldwide brand, filler will absorb the water in the perform area and give the best result of deep folds such as sagging skin, deep folds. Moreover, the lifetime of this filler will last long until 2 years.
Restylane this brand will give the similar result as Juvéderm, filler will absorb the perform area in order, make it tighten and fulfill the specific part, also increase moisture and remove small folds, especially under eye folds or sagging skin with smooth skin more youthful appearance this type will last long until 6 months to 1 year.
The advantage of filler
- Easily to take care, natural looking.
- Less pain, no wound or scar, no recovery time needed.
- Will not create any allergic.
- Less side effect
The disadvantage of filler
- If does not satisfied with filler can come back and inject again.
- Temporally have to come back and do again in every 6 months to 1 year.
- High price but depend on which place to perform.
- Must perform by specific surgeon.
Do not allow for filler.
- Pregnancy people, or still on breast-feeding period.
- Those people who is allergic to Hyaluronic Acid.
- People who allergic to anesthetic are not allow.
- Patient have to stop taking Thrombolytic drugs one week before hand.
- Patients who are having infection are not allow.
- Used to have liquid silicone at the area that want to perform filler
Preparation before perform filler.
- Stop taking those painkiller NSAIDS, such as Brufen, Aspirin, Vitamin E, fish oil one week beforehand.
- Avoid alcohol for 24 hours
- If patient used to have Herpes simplex at the face or the mouth areas have to inform to surgeon.
Post-operative after filler.
- Stop taking Aspirin,Vitamin E
- Avoiding heat such as Sauna, hair dyer, laser for 2 weeks.
- Patient is able to use cold compress due to, the swollen.
- Patient is able to put make up.
- Avoid alcohol for 2-3 days.
- After perform filler patient should drink clean water at least 2 liter per day, especially first week after filler.
- If patient is having a swollen for a long period must consult with surgeon.
Filler is a Hyaluronic Acid is safest substance but if perform by not specific surgeon it will lead to danger, infection, blind, or handicap. Thus the most important thing is do not believe those fake surgeon who walking around the house because they might use fake filler to perform. In addition, filler will stay until 2 years for your safety should go and consult with specific surgeon