What to expect after fillers?
What should I expect during my dermal fillers recovery.
Recovery time varies for each patient and for each type of filler injected.
You can resume most activities right away, but it is generally recommended that you avoid intense physical activity for the first 24-48 hours to minimize swelling and bruising..
Can your body reject filler?
According Dr. Abigail Donnelly, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology in Carmel, Indiana, “Hyaluronic fillers are made up of hyaluronic acid, which is naturally produced in your body. Utilizing a naturally-occurring ingredient makes it much less likely that your body will reject the filler.”
Should I massage my face after fillers?
We recommend avoiding to have any facials, massages, or lasers/ waxing to the face for 2 weeks after dermal fillers. This is because the product is still settling and activating for 2 weeks after injection and we do not want to disrupt and potentially move the product.
Is it normal to have pain after fillers?
After the treatment you will receive post-treatment guidelines. It is normal to experience some post-treatment discomfort, such as redness, swelling, pain, itching, bruising or tenderness at the treatment site. These side effects generally disappear within a few days or up to two weeks after injection.
How long does it take for fillers to settle?
three weeksMost dermal fillers “settle” completely at three weeks mark. Much of the fullness that one notices during the first few weeks is actually swelling and not the product itself. Most dermal fillers are now pre-mixed with lidocaine (a numbing agent) for maximum comfort.
What to avoid after fillers?
These items may increase bleeding and bruising. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods and cigarettes 24-48 hours after your treatment. These items may contribute to increased swelling or irritation.