I saw my doctor today. I had an injection of Artefill in the Radix of the nose. It has been 4 months now. I wanted to get another injection to fill it a little bit more, like 2 mi limiters or 1, that's all it needs. She told me to wait another 4 months to make sure I wont be wasting money for nothing since I won't need a full syringe of Artefill, and to let the Artefill settle in a bit more. My question is can Artefill improve past the 4 months ?
Can Artefill Improve over Time?
Doctor Answers (4)
Will Artefill Improve with Time?
Therefore, it is wise to wait until you are at the 6 month point.
I hope that helps.
Beverly Hills Artefill Treatment - Permanent Filler
Thanks for the question.
I would tend to agree with my colleagues. Artefill is categorized as a permanent filler, hence judicious use is recommended. You will continue to see changes with the product over several months as mild-to-modest neocollagenesis or new collagen formation ensues due to the introduction of the PMMA microspheres ( the active ingredient in Artefill ). In areas such as the radix of the nose where skin and soft-tissue coverage is thinner, there is very little margin for error, hence it is a good idea to let the area settle and reach a stable state before introducing more Artefill.
Glenn Vallecillos, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Artefill improving over time
Yes, it is best to give your ArteFill more time, unless it is certain you need more augmentation. The results seem to improve over a year.
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