After Getting Injectable Fillers
Taking the step to get injectable fillers is certainly exciting, but it’s only one element of achieving your goals to preserve a youthful, refreshed appearance. Because dermal fillers are temporary, you’ll need to maintain your results with routine touch-ups and may wish to consider some additional rejuvenating treatments.
Request a consultation to meet with Dr. Joseph J. Castellano and learn more about what to expect before and after getting injectable dermal fillers. A Tampa Bay native, Dr. Castellano is recognized as one of the best cosmetic surgeons and facial rejuvenation specialists in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area.
What to Expect after Your Treatment
During your initial consultation, Dr. Castellano or one of his trained aestheticians will describe the details of what you can expect after your dermal filler appointment. Because injectable fillers do not require surgery, there is no significant recovery period. However, there are a few side effects you should keep in mind when planning your treatment.
Immediately following your appointment, you may experience one or more of the following:
Usually, there are no special post-treatment medications or creams for injectable fillers. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol for 24 hours after your appointment. You are also advised to refrain from vigorous aerobic activity for 24 hours following your treatment.
What to Expect from Your Injectable Fillers
Because each person’s needs are unique, fillers may last longer for some people than for others. In general, however, you can plan on a basic timeline depending on the exact type of filler and the extent of rejuvenation.
While some people choose injectable fillers as a touch-up treatment before a big event like a wedding or reunion, more commonly, men and women incorporate fillers as a regular treatment to maintain their appearance. You may wish to schedule bi-annual or annual appointments to preserve your youthful look. The best way to ensure an optimal outcome from your treatment is to plan your appointments well, including preparing for what to expect before dermal fillers and after your appointment is over.