Forehead fillers are most commonly used to volumise flat or sunken portions of the forehead.
Forehead fillers can also help to smoothen out bony bumps on the forehead to achieve a smoother contour and
After forehead fillers, the appearance of wrinkles and lines on the forehead may also be improved.
1 to 3 syringes (1 to 3 mls) may be needed depending on how much volume is required to smoothen out the flatter areas to achieve a nice ogee curve for the forehead.
During the consultation, Dr Edwin will plan out the areas of the forehead that require more volume.
If the area to be filled is a large area, Dr Edwin prefers to use the cannula technique which is a blunt needle that glides under the skin to accurately deposit the filler in the treatment area.
For small, specific areas such as the smoothening of bumps, Dr Edwin may choose to give small boluses of injections in targeted areas.
After injection, the area is massaged to blend in the filler and achieve the desired forehead curve and contour.
Numbing cream or local anesthesia can be given to reduce discomfort.
Dr Edwin prefers to use Juvederm Voluma or Ellanse for Forehead Fillers.
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Depending on the type and brand of Forehead Fillers, they may last between 12 to 24 months.
The downtime associated with fillers are minimal.
Some possible side effects include slight bruising or swelling which typically resolves quickly. An intensive recovery cream can be prescribed to speed up the resolution of swelling and bruising.
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Every clinic offers different dermal filler treatment options for filling of the forehead. No one clinic is same as the other. If you want to make sure that forehead filler treatments are performed safely and effectively, make sure that the clinic is experienced in offering such injectable filler treatments. The clinic should also offer information on the various types of fillers before proceeding.