Dermal fillers can be highly effective for restoring volume to areas of the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and reshaping the face. As such, these are a very popular treatment option for people of all ages, bringing a wide range of benefits. One of the most underrated of these benefits is that dermal filler can be reversed. But what is the process for reversing dermal fillers? And why do people choose to have their dermal fillers removed or reversed?
How can dermal fillers be reversed?
The most common types of dermal filler are made from hyaluronic acid, which is a substance that naturally occurs in the human body, particularly in the skin. This helps add volume to the skin, providing hydration for collagen and elastin molecules.
Hyaluronidase is an enzyme that breaks down hyaluronic acid. This works by accelerating the natural degradation of hyaluronic acid in the body, and as such, you may see noticeable results within just a few hours, as the effects of the dermal filler are undone.
It’s important to note that this reversal method is specific to hyaluronic acid fillers and doesn’t apply to other types of dermal filler.
How does reversing dermal fillers work?
The administration of hyaluronidase is typically done through a series of injections into the affected area. The enzyme breaks down the hyaluronic acid filler, restoring the treated area to its pre-filler state. It’s crucial for patients to consult with experienced practitioners when considering filler reversal, as the procedure requires a nuanced understanding of facial anatomy and the right dosage of hyaluronidase.
What are the most common reasons for reversing dermal fillers?
There are a number of reasons why you may consider reversing dermal fillers, and these include:
- Dissatisfaction with the results
- Complications or issues
- Natural changes in the face
Reversing dermal fillers because you are not happy with the results
This is one of the least common reasons for people to choose to reverse dermal fillers, but it does happen. This is more common when the dermal fillers are administered by someone who is not professionally trained or qualified, and it is one reason why you should always choose a professional aesthetics practitioner.
Complications or issues
It is more common for people to choose to reverse their fillers due to complications or issues that may arise, including asymmetry, overcorrection, or migration of the filler material. These are very common problems with dermal fillers that are not administered professionally. Injections of dermal filler should always be carried out by a qualified practitioner, like us here at The Skin and Wellbeing Clinic. We can ensure that the treatment will be tailored to your facial structure and shape, and your personal requirements or goals.
Natural changes in the face
Finally, the natural ageing process can cause changes to the facial anatomy, and this may lead some people to reconsider the dermal fillers in line with the natural changes of their facial structure. Reversing the dermal fillers can be a quick and easy way to achieve this.
Choose the Skin and Wellbeing Clinic
Before undergoing any aesthetic procedure, including dermal fillers or dermal filler reversal, it is essential to consult with a qualified and professional practitioner who can assess your specific concerns and recommend a tailored approach. This is what we can offer here at The Skin and Wellbeing Clinic. We are Preston’s leading aesthetic practitioners and we will always ensure that your chosen treatment will align with your goals, for exceptional results. Why not get in touch today to find out more?