- Do Filler Injections Hurt?
There are several different fillers [inaudible 00:00:08] which is approved by FDA and each of them has their own indication. For example, around the eyelids, the crow's feet, one of the best filler is Belotero and for the cheek augmentation, we use Voluma or Radiesse. There are several different things we do to help preventing their pain. One is to use numbing cream. There is an instrument that is called Zimmer epuipment that helps to alleviate the pain as well as ice can help too. There will be some redness, sometimes bruising for a day or two so if you want to go to a wedding, you don't want to do it right the day before so if you have any bruising or redness for a couple of days, it's not going to work. As far as lunch time time you can do it but for any special event you are planning to do, it's better to do it couple of weeks ahead of time. You will feel it but it's not that unusual. If feels a little hard, firmer than your skin is, gradually softening up.
Do Filler Injections Hurt?
Dr. Sid Danesh discusses everything you've wanted to know about injectable fillers: the most popular products, if the injections hurt, and whether a patient will be able to feel them in their face.