How soon after fillers can you have a laser facial?

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Facial Fillers after a Laser Facial

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This time can vary greatly depending on a number of factors including the type of filler injection you received, the depth of your injections, and the type of laser or energy device that will be used during your facial. You may have to wait between 4 - 12 weeks after your injections, but always speak with a licensed esthetician first before making any decisions.

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon

Fillers and Laser Facial

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Thank you for your question. There is no time constraint on fillers with a laser facial as it only penetrates the outer layer of the skin. Please remember to seek treatment from a board-certified dermatologist. 

Bruce E. Katz, MD
New York Dermatologic Surgeon
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You can have fillers and laser skin resurfacing on the same day.

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Dermal fillers are applied underneath the skin's surface, whereas laser treatments only penetrate the outermost layers. It is actually quite common for people to have laser skin treatments during the same visit as they receive dermal fillers. It’s best to talk with a board certified cosmetic surgeon about your concerns to find out which combination of medical spa treatments will best address them.

Gordon Andan, MD
New York General Surgeon
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Laser facial after dermal filler injections

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Thank you for your question. In general terms, laser treatments to the face can be performed on the same day as dermal filler injections since lasers only penetrate about 1.5mm into the skin and most dermal fillers are injected much deeper than this.

I recommend that you consult with an experienced and well trained practitioner to ensure your safety and for optimal results to be achieved.

Best wishes.


Fillers and laser

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We typically wait 2 weeks after filler before using any type of laser.  The heat from the laser will break up any HA thereby decreasing the life of your filler.  If you would like to get filler and laser on the same day, we recommend getting the laser treatment first, then your filler.  

Marc J. Salzman, MD, FACS
Louisville Plastic Surgeon
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Lasers after Facial Fillers

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Thank you for your question. Laser treatments and fillers can be done on the same day. Lasers can only penetrate 1.5mm of the dermis. Almost all fillers are placed deeper than this. Best of Luck!

Hardik Soni, MD (not currently practicing)
Summit Emergency Medicine Physician

How soon after injection of fillers can laser skin resurfacing be performed?

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Thank you for sharing your question. There is no need to wait for laser skin resurfacing following injection of fillers. Often the combination of both procedures are performed at the same time.  Make sure your doctor is experienced with both treatments. Good luck, 

Laser and Fillers

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Laser resurfacing and fillers can be done on the same day! Typically i advise my patients to have fillers first as to numb the skin slightly prior to laser. Our fillers, such as Juvederm, contain a numbing agent to allow a more comfortable experience. Be sure to always consult with a board certified plastic surgeon

Same day.

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Thanks for this question. Lasers and fillers can be combined and performed the same day. Best wishes, Dr. ALDO

Aldo Guerra, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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Lasers and Fillers

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Lasers will not affect the fillers and can be done even on the same day.  I recommend getting a formal consultation with a laser expert.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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