Are Dermal Fillers Painful?

A younger looking you is just a few injections away. Dermal fillers allow us to rejuvenate and revitalize the skin without downtime and without surgery. However, the thought of injections make some patients feel a bit nervous. The good news is, dermal filler injections are well tolerated by most patients. If you’re worried that dermal fillers may be painful, keep reading and learn more.

Do You Use an Anesthetic with Dermal Fillers?

All of our dermal fillers contain an anesthetic. This increases your comfort during and after the procedure. If needed we may be able to use a topical anesthetic as well, but most patients find this isn’t needed. The needle is very fine and the injections are over quickly.

How Many Injections Will I Need?

Dermal filler treatments are highly customized, targeting your specific problem areas. Dr. Sajjadian is a highly skilled injector and will carefully choose the location of each injection. Usually a series of injections are needed, but the total number required varies substantially depending on the areas being treated, your chosen filler, and the desired results. We can give you a better ideal of what to expect after your consultation.

How Long Does a Dermal Filler Treatment Take?

Dermal fillers are the perfect option for quick and easy rejuvenation. A typical treatment is usually over in less than 30 minutes. Some treatments take just a couple of minutes. We have many patients come in on their lunch and head right back to work. Most dermal fillers require no downtime.

How Often Will I Need Treatment with Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers are long lasting and, depending on the filler used, you’ll be able to go months or even years between treatments. Juvéderm® lasts about six months while Juvéderm® Voluma lasts up to two years. We’ll help you choose the right fillers and create a treatment schedule to maintain your results.

What’s Recovery Like After Dermal Fillers?

You can return to your regular activities immediately after a dermal filler treatment. You may experience some bruising, swelling, redness, and tenderness. These symptoms are typically mild and should fade quickly. No downtime is needed after treatment.

How Do I Get the Best Results from My Dermal Filler Treatment?

Dermal fillers can provide stunning, natural looking rejuvenation when used properly. The key to your best results is choosing the right injector. Dr. Sajjadian is a triple board certified plastic surgeon. He uses his extensive aesthetic training and deep understanding of facial anatomy to ensure your best results.

Rejuvenation is possible without surgery. Ask us if dermal fillers are right for you.