How long do fillers last in forehead?

One advantage of dermal filler is  it lasts long but not permanently. Dermal filler lasts anywhere up to 18 months. It all depends on the lifestyle of the patients and the wrinkles treated. The wide range of Teosyal products lasts closer to 12 to 18 months. It is safer and effective to use with more natural results.

To maintain the facial volume and have a long lasting result, a top-up treatment is recommended for the patients after 6 to 12 months from the initial procedure.

How much are forehead filler?

Average rate of the forehead injections ranges between $595 to $995 per ml. The total cost will be based from the type of dermal filler, amount of derma fillers to be used and results that you want to have. You should also factor in that more than one treatment may be needed after few months to get optimal outcome

What is the best treatment for forehead wrinkles?

We really cannot say which one is the best treatment for forehead lines because results will change depending on the type of skin, gravity of the lines and wrinkles, and how individual will react to the cosmetic treatment. patients may need to consult your doctor to evaluate the current state of your skin and give recommendation on what anti-wrinkle treatment will be the most suitable for you. The good thing is that there are already plenty of options out there. There are different cosmetic treatment like Anti Wrinkle Injection and dermal filler that help reduce the appearance of forehead lines and wrinkles.

What are dermal fillers?

Dermal filler are gel-liked substance injected underneath the skin to add volume to soft tissue and fill in fine lines and wrinkles giving you a more youthful appearance. Volume loss in the skin can naturally occur due to weight loss, too much skin exposure to the sun, smoking, medical conditions, and ageing. You can use dermal fillers to replace facial volume loss in the facial structural component, hence, can be used for forehead.

Dermal filler are made of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid, also known as hyaluronan, is a clear gooey sugar derivative which is naturally found in the body and can hold 1000 times its own weight in water. The largest amounts of it are found in your skin, connective tissue and eyes. Its main function is to retain water to keep your tissues well lubricated and moist. However, HA in dermal filler is made in the laboratory. Its levels in our skin do change over time and as our body modifies or breaks it down with enzymes as part of our metabolic processes.

Dermal Fillers have several advantages

  • Filler require little or no anaesthesia
  • Quick recovery. Many people can go back to work or their regular activity right after treatments
  • Though just temporary, result is long lasting
  • Very low risk of serious complication or infection
  • You can have multiple filler to the injection area until you achieve the result you want
  • Less expensive compared to other treatment

There are different injectable filler available. Unlike Anti Wrinkle Injection, injectable fillers relaxes the muscles under a wrinkles, fill the line, crease, or area with one of several different substances. As a result, trouble spots nearly disappear. Wrinkle fillers can be used to lift and give volume to cheeks, frown lines, chins, jawlines, forehead lines, and temples; filling out thin lips, and plumping sagging hands. The result of the treatment is fast and easy. But all wrinkle fillers have a downside, including the risk of allergic reaction and the formation of lumps under the skin. In some cases, those lumps may be permanent. In very rare cases, skin cells may die if the wrinkle filler are not used properly. There have also been a few reported cases of blindness, scarring from skin loss and nerve paralysis. Typically, the wrinkle filler that last longer are the ones more likely to cause side effects.

What is the difference between Anti Wrinkle Injection and Dermal Filler?

Both Anti Wrinkle Injection and dermal fillers are the go-to cosmetic treatments alternative to surgery. Both are designed to rewind the hands of time and make the skin more youthful and smoother. But how each treatment works is different. The primary difference between Anti Wrinkle Injection and Dermal Filler is that the latter reduces the activity of muscles in the face that cause wrinkles. Dermal fillers, however, fill the trouble areas with collagen, which helps to stimulate collagen growth in the face as well as plump and lift the skin to replace collagen loss.

Anti Wrinkle Injection relaxes overcompensated muscles in our face while dermal fillers, from the word itself, fills in any hollow parts of the face. Anti Wrinkle Injection is most effective for superficial lines and wrinkles on the forehead. Fillers plump the skin and can smooth out even the deepest forehead furrows. Anti Wrinkle Injection and dermal fillers are very safe cosmetic injections and may be used in conjunction to get the optimum outcomes depending on your goals. The results of both treatments are only temporary and entail no to minimal downtime.

What causes forehead lines?

Forehead wrinkles are one of the most common complaints of women and men.  There are a lot of factors why one gets these horizontal forehead lines but it all boils down with muscle activities and ageing.

Continuous muscle activities is a major contributor to forehead wrinkles. Repetitive muscle contractions forms these worry lines and are often caused by stress. These forehead lines are directly connected to your stomach. They may be an indication that you are getting too much sugar and fat in your diet and not enough water

As many women and men age, our skin matures as part of the process. Over time, our skin gets thinner and drier as our collagen and elastin depletes. Additionally, gravity is also component in the formation of lines and wrinkles on the face.

When to use dermal fillers for the forehead lines?

Imagine a deep line on the face and think of it as a deep crack on the road. Dermal fillers are injected into the hollow to fill in the crack and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Dermal filling is suited for deep forehead lines where muscle activities will not be affected.

Dermal filler injections are best used for a dynamic wrinkle (the line that presents during muscle movement). It enhances the dermal layer and removes creases to make the skin a more youthful and refreshed look.

Additionally, dermal fillers are good for forehead volume loss. The forehead loses its volume as we age due to fat loss and thinning of the muscles and skin. This is similar to an evident bony outline of the skull. Dermal fillers can replace the lost volume on the forehead to create a more convex appearance and harmonious balance of the face.

What’s the procedure & recovery like?

Treating forehead lines with dermal filler takes about 30 minutes. Numbing cream may be applied to ensure you are comfortable throughout the procedure. An aftercare guide will be provided and needs to be followed in a couple of days.

There is no to minimal downtime when you get a filler treatment on your forehead lines. A filler treatment is considered a lunchtime procedure and you can actually go back to work after. Make sure that you follow step by step the pre and post instructions of your doctor to ensure safety. Expect mild bruises on the injection site and slight swelling for 24 to 48 hours after the treatment. These side effects are normal and minor.

Am I a good candidate for forehead fillers?

An ideal candidate for forehead filler injections are those with moderate to deep forehead lines wherein Anti Wrinkle Injection is unable to do much on the wrinkles. Dermal filler injections is not recommended to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

Can I put makeup on after my forehead lines treatment?

It is suggested to have a clean face 12 hours after the forehead lines treatment. Similarly, before the procedure, it is best to come in at the clinic free of makeup. Sunscreen and makeup can be applied 12 hours after the filler treatment to avoid irritation of the skin. Be sure to gently cleanse the injection site to avoid the filler from moving.

If you are looking for safe and effective deep wrinkle treatments like forehead and undereye filler in Melbourne, SKIN CLUB Cosmetic Doctors is the leading specialist for you!