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Facial Fillers
Dr Mauricio pineda
hyaluronic acid face fillers

Hyaluronic acid fillers are used to combat the signs of aging, especially facial aging. Fillers are used to fill in deep wrinkles, creases and marked lines, smooth and plump the cheeks, increase the size of the lips and improve the facial contour. It is considered a temporary treatment, with incredible results, and can be reapplied when the results have partially or totally faded.

Hyaluronic acid fillers can also be used to fill scars, rejuvenate the skin of the hands, and reduce the appearance of veins and tendons. Being a compound that exists in our body, its application is safe in most cases. That means it is biocompatible, and as such it is rare to talk about rejection or allergies. However, they can give other adverse results, such as asymmetries, irregularities, nodules, etc.‌

There are several densities of this compound and they are applied depending on the area to be treated. Consult your specialist doctor if you have any questions about it. Remember that the denser ones are applied deeper and the softer ones are applied towards the surface.

Hyaluronic acid fillers should be applied by a plastic surgeon or dermatologist as it is an invasive treatment and the procedure must be performed precisely for best results. It is necessary to have a deep understanding of facial anatomy to adequately guide the patient on what should or should not be done on the face. Before going for the procedure, it is important to discuss your aesthetic goals and ensure that the treatment is safe for you.


After receiving a hyaluronic acid treatment, it is important to follow all your doctor’s instructions to ensure the best possible result, this may include using ice to relieve redness and swelling, as well as applying creams to maintain the skin hydrated. It is also important to avoid sun exposure for at least 24 hours to avoid irritation.

Hyaluronic acid lasts between 6 and 18 months, depending on the amount used, the location of the treatment, and the type of hyaluronic acid used. Some types of hyaluronic acid last longer than others.


The most common side effects of hyaluronic acid are redness, swelling, itching, and inflammation at the injection site; these symptoms usually disappear in a couple of days.

General contraindications for hyaluronic acid are pregnancy, lactation, allergy to hyaluronic acid or any active infection in the injection area. It should not be used in people with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or multiple sclerosis, and avoided in people with blood clotting disorders, as it may increase the risk of bleeding. A medical evaluation is recommended before considering hyaluronic acid treatment.

If a person is dissatisfied with the results of the treatment with hyaluronic acid, it is possible to correct it, there are options to dissolve it or to improve the results. It is important to talk with the treating professional to find the best possible solution.


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