The Truth About Injectables

Injectables are an increasingly popular and effective way of treating wrinkles and expression lines. If you’re considering injectable treatments, here’s what you should know before you schedule an appointment.


The filler substance is injected underneath the skin and can pad out hollow eyes and cheeks, fill in deep folds and create fuller lips. In the past, collagen was the standard filler, but in recent years hyaluronic acid fillers have become more popular.

How long do fillers last?

In general, hyaluronic acid fillers last for 6 to 12 months whereas synthetic fillers like Radiesse last for 12 to 18 months. Fat transfers can sometimes last for several years, although there’s a chance that the fat won’t last long and will be reabsorbed back into the body.

Are fillers painful?

For most individuals the injections are uncomfortable, and the pain varies depending on the area being injected and the patient. There … Read More