Dermal Fillers 101: Basic Tips

Syringe and Fillers

Dermal filler treatments have been growing in popularity over the last couple of years. Many individuals choose non-surgical treatments because of their lack of downtime, long lasting results and minimal risks of complications. If you are considering Monalisa dermal fillers, we bring you few basic tips and tricks on how to achieve the longest possible results, how important instructions you get from your cosmetic doctor are, and other.

Less is more

This popular proverb can relate to dermal fillers as well. It’s not about the quantity of the cosmetic fillers injected in the targeted area, but rather its clever application to different face areas that will give a subtle freshening to the face. Just one syringe of dermal filler is enough for your first treatment. You will get a natural aesthetic look and that will be enough for your first time. If you are looking for a more dramatic change, you can do it at your second appointment.

Pre-treatment instructions

Fermale LipsYou will receive pre-treatment instructions you must follow if you want to avoid getting a bruise that would be hard to cover with makeup. A couple of weeks before your dermal filler procedure, you will be instructed to stop taking certain medications, including blood thinning drugs, aspirin, ibuprofen, etc. You will also get instructions to stop using fish oil to prevent developing bruises after the procedure. Make sure you follow all instructions given to you.

What works for one individual may not work for another

Your cosmetic doctor will give you advice on what will work best for you aesthetically during Monalisa dermal filler treatment. You might like lips on some celebrity or your close friend that had some filler treatment, but you need to understand that we all have unique facial structure. This means that if something looks good on one individual, it might not look that great on the other. Your doctor probably has years of experience and knows what will work for you. Therefore, try to listen to what they have to say and trust their advice.

A pain-free experience

Dermal filler treatments are mostly pain-free, but it is possible for you to feel a small pinch once the needle goes into your skin. However, you can also avoid this slightly uncomfortable feeling by getting an anesthetic cream applied to the areas to be treated. The cream usually starts working after half an hour. Another way to numb the area to be treated is by using ice. Pain receptors become distracted by cooling effect so you won’t feel the pain coming from the needle. Additionally, it is unlikely to get bruises after the treatment if you use ice due to capillaries constriction. Nevertheless, some individuals choose to undergo treatment without any of above mentioned anesthetic options.

Monalisa dermal filler treatments are a quick, painful and safe method to remove wrinkles, fine lines and rejuvenate your appearance. If you decide for such a treatment, make sure you follow your doctor’s instructions before and after the procedure in order to get the most of this amazing experience.

About Dr. Carson Simmons, MD

Dr. Carson Simmons, MD, has been a licensed Aesthetician for over 7 years. As of 2013, he has also been a Board Certified Surgeon. He received his education and degree at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine and is well-known for his many papers on facial contouring and facial augmentation. Dr. Simmons has also used his extensive experience in this medical field to write two best-selling books that examine the connection between skin aging and nutrition.