WHAT ARE CHEEK FILLERS?
The most common fillers are the ones injected into your lips, cheeks, etcetera. They are the temporary Hyaluronic Acid (HA) fillers meant to give a boost to low-volume areas. HA is found naturally in your body and it has the ability to hold up to 1000 times its own weight in water, making it a perfect substance for fillers — including your cheeks. Learn more about Fillers here.
DO CHEEK FILLERS WORK?
Fillers are a quick and effective treatment that can enhance your cheeks, smooth any lines, and make your skin look more youthful. Cheek fillers are not too expensive, and it’s a quick procedure that shouldn’t interrupt your life.
WHO IS A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR CHEEK FILLER?
Everyone’s different, but most patients come in because their cheeks and/or the sides of their face have lost some volume, causing their entire face to look a bit droopy. Cheek fillers do the job of lifting those sunken areas.
HOW LONG DO CHEEK FILLERS LAST?
This depends on several factors, but predominantly, the type of filler used and how much of it is injected. Some cheek fillers can last six to 12 months, while others can last potentially for years.
HOW MUCH DO CHEEK FILLERS COST?
It depends mostly on where you are in the country and the type of HA filler you get. Fillers can cost you anywhere from $600-$1200 per syringe. Some patients may need several syringes, while others might just need a very subtle treatment.
CHEEK FILLER FAQ
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CHEEK FILLER PROCEDURE PREP
Before your treatment session, our specialist will discuss what to expect during your treatment. However, it is helpful to remember that there are a few things to take into consideration before your session:
CHEEK FILLER AFTERCARE
After your treatment session, we recommend that all patients rest on the day of their procedure. We advise limited use of the treatment area for the next two days, but some movement is encouraged. Limited use helps the joint recover as the treatment is absorbed by the area’s surrounding tissues.
0 – 3 days post-procedure guidelines.
Therefore, discontinue use of any of these medications post-procedure for best results:
3 – 14 days post-procedure guidelines.
3 – 4 weeks post-procedure guidelines.
Registered Nurse Practitioner Tonya Tuggle is Albuquerque’s choice for those who want to keep their youthful appearance and healthy glow. Tonya is passionate about educating patients on preventative skin care and providing non-surgical maintenance for graceful aging. We can’t wait to meet you!