Filling applications is an aesthetic procedure applied by injection method to eliminate sagging and deformations in the skin caused by aging and external factors. This application, which is made to remove wrinkles and sagging on the face; It is generally applied to cheeks, cheekbones, lips, upper lip and surrounding areas, nose and forehead.

What are Filling Applications?

Filling applications are injection methods performed to make skin tissues look more voluminous and attractive. With this application, it is aimed to make the facial appearance more aesthetic. It can develop especially in all individuals over the age of 40; Wrinkles and sagging caused by smoking, alcohol use and climatic conditions are controlled by this method. Wrinkles and sagging, which may develop due to environmental factors, as well as due to genetic factors and advancing age, can be removed by filling applications. In this way, a more aesthetic and youthful appearance is achieved. Filling applications are generally applied to the face. It can be performed to remove sagging on the cheeks, to clarify the cheekbones, to remove wrinkles between the eyebrows and on the forehead.

Why Filling Applications Are Made?

Filling applications are made to give the person a younger and more aesthetic appearance. Deformations that occur over time are removed by these processes. The amount of filling performed in these applications, which strengthen the person’s stance and self-confidence in social life, may differ from person to person. The amount of injection to be administered is determined according to age, gender and genetic factors. Creams that create a local anesthetic effect can be used during the application.

What is the Purpose of Filling Applications?

Hyaluronic acid is found in the skin’s own natural structure. This acid is an active ingredient that maintains the tension and health of the skin by keeping moisture in the skin. The amount of this substance may decrease with age and the effect of some environmental factors. Although this decrease is mostly on the face, it can also be seen in the hands and feet. With this decrease, wrinkles and sagging may occur, especially on the facial skin. With filler applications, it is aimed to remove these wrinkles and sagging on the face. For this purpose, filler is given by subcutaneous injection method. This substance makes the skin look smoother and tighter in the application area.

To Whom Filling Applications Are Made?

In order to perform filling applications, the individual must be 18 years old. This procedure can be applied to anyone over the age of 18. Filling applications show their effect within 7 to 10 days, depending on factors such as gender and age. This process continues for 6 to 12 months. In order to make this process longer; alcohol, cigarettes etc. It is necessary to stay away from environmental factors that adversely affect the skin. You can contact our clinic to get information about the issues to be considered before and after the application.

Which Areas Are Filling Applications Made?

Filling is often applied to the face. Sagging and wrinkles may occur on the face due to moisture loss over time. Filling applications are based on the application of fillers, which can vary in density and effect, by injection method into the designated areas. These regions are determined by the wishes of the person and the recommendations of the physician. For this reason, before the procedure, it is necessary to consult a plastic surgeon who is an expert in the field and get information about the most suitable procedures for the structure of the face. As a result of the detailed examination to be performed by the physician, the most suitable filling procedures for the patient are determined. The most frequent filling application areas from the face; cheeks, cheekbones, nose, lips and lip contour, between the eyebrows and forehead.

What are the Filling Types?

Fillers containing hyaluronic acid are the most commonly used fillers. Side effects of these substances are rarely seen. Since hyaluronic acid is applied by injection, mild redness and bruising may occur in the applied area.

Fillers containing synthetic substances, unlike hyaluronic acid, are produced by the laboratory production of substances that are not naturally found in the skin. They are applied to remove small wrinkles. Since it is synthetic, the disintegration time in the body is longer. Therefore, the process maintains its permanence longer than other fillers. Since it is produced in a laboratory environment and is not found naturally in the body, it carries a risk of causing more side effects than other applications.

Collagen fillers are derived from purified protein structures. It can be of animal origin or synthetic. Allergic reactions can be seen especially in collagen materials of animal origin. Allergy test should be done before this application. Its effect lasts shorter than other methods.

Autologous fillings are the application method in which the person’s own tissues are used. Generally, adipose tissue is preferred. Excess fat tissue from the thighs, hips or abdomen is removed. These tissues, taken by surgical method, are purified in the laboratory environment. After the procedures, it is injected into the needed area. Since autologous fillings require a surgical method, the application of the procedure covers a wider process. Apart from adipose tissues, stem cells and platelets can also be used for autologous filling.

How is Filling Applications Made?

Filling applications are performed to temporarily remove sagging and wrinkles that occur as a result of moisture loss in the facial skin. Before the application of the procedure, the required area is determined. The substance and amount of substance to be used varies from patient to patient. Before the application, the area to be treated is anesthetized with a cream that will provide numbness. Afterwards, the filling material is given under the skin by injection method. This procedure, which is completed in a very short time, may cause mild redness and bruising in some patients. After the procedure, patients can continue their daily lives. However, when the operation is performed with fat tissues taken from another part of the patient’s body, the process will proceed differently since liposuction surgery will be applied.

Do Filling Applications Require Surgery?

Filling procedures performed with hyaluronic acid and synthetic materials do not require surgery. It is possible to complete the procedures in an average of 20-30 minutes and in a clinical setting. When filling with fat injection, liposuction surgery should be applied because excess fat tissue in the patient’s own body will be used.

What Should Be Done After Filling Applications?

After filling applications:

  • Do not take a shower with hot water.
  • Do not go to the sauna and hammam
  • Massage should not be applied to the face.
  • Make-up should not be applied to the face
  • Pay attention to the lying position and lie on your back as much as possible.

In case of paying attention to such factors, it is possible for the filling to be placed in the desired area as desired.

Are Filling Applications Permanent?

Filling applications are not permanent. The effect of the applications varies between 6 and 12 months, depending on factors such as the filler used. Factors that affect the effect of the application:

  • Density of substance used
  • Amount of substance used
  • The region where the application will be made
  • It can be listed as genetic traits.