Facial fillers are substances that temporarily soften wrinkles when injected into your skin. Injection of a facial filler is generally an outpatient procedure that’s done under local anesthesia. The procedure takes up to an hour.
You might have mild discomfort, bruising and swelling for up to a week. After the swelling goes down, you might need a touch-up injection for best results. How long the effect lasts depends on factors such as the type of wrinkle and filler used.
Indications and Treatments
Hyaluronic acid (Juvederm) is a a natural component of the skin’s connective tissue is the most common filler used for wrinkles. The results typically last about six months to one year.