Facial fillings

Facial fillings



What is

Facial fillings

A natural substance (HA) is used. A natural protein that is found in great amounts in skin. In plastic surgery, it is used to immediately fill furrows and wrinkles, reduce facial expression lines, folds and improve quality and skin hydration. Results are immediate and they are even better as time goes by: cheek furrows, deep wrinkles, wrinkles on upper lips especially in smokers are concealed, volume may be naturally and aesthetically increased especially in regions such as cheeks and lips without being excessive and anti-aesthetic.

The procedure is performed, applying it directly over the expression lines with a very thin syringe; it allows the immediate and natural correction of these defects, improves quality of skin and hydration of it.

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    Dr. Minyor Avellaneda

    Academic Training
    • Member of the Colombian Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Society.
    • Associated member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).
    • Volunteer at Fundación Operación Sonrisa Colombia (Operation Smile Internacional).
    • University of Birmingham, Alabama (United States), Observership.
    • Maxillofacial and pediatric surgery atChildren's Hospital Alabama (United States)
    • Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, Universidad El Bosque.
    • Physician - Surgeon Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá.


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    1How long does this procedure take?
    The procedure takes about 20 to 40 minutes.
    2How long is the recovery?
    Patient may return to working activities immediately, there is no medical leave.
    3What post-surgery precautions must I have?
    Basically, to apply ice on treated area, do not touch with hands in the area in which it was applied, during the first two hours.
    4Who is an ideal prospect for facial filling?
    There is no minimum age to apply a facial filling, the time to apply it is when pronounced furrows in cheeks, lips, and other places begin to be noticed.
    5With what other names is this procedure known as?
    Facial fillings, use of hyaluronic acid.
    6Can this procedure be combined?
    Yes, it is usually combined with CO2 laser, plasma enriched with plaquettes and in general any aesthetic procedure.
    7Does it hurt much?
    Application may cause some discomfort, pain is minimum.