How Long Do Dermal Fillers Last?


Dermal fillers typically last anywhere between 6 to 18 months, depending on the volume, and placement of your filler treatment. The best dermal fillers are administered by fully qualified aesthetic practitioners – for the sake of your health, safety, and the quality of your results it’s essential that you book your dermal filler treatment in with a trusted expert!

Where do dermal fillers last the longest?

The longevity of your dermal fillers can vary depending on the area being treated. Fillers are a hyaluronic acid-based substance used to add volume to the skin and reduce the appearance of ageing,

As our bodies naturally produce hyaluronic acid, this substance will eventually metabolise, however this process is different for everyone and is entirely dependent on how quickly our bodies breakdown substances, and how much dermal filler you have had.

The good news? If you’re unhappy with your filler it can easily be dissolved by your aesthetic practitioner! Just book an appointment to have dermal fillers added or dissolved and we’ll provide the best course of action for your goals.

How long do lip fillers last?

On average, lip fillers can last up to 12 months; however, you can begin undergoing repeat treatments after 6-months. Gradually adding volume is the ideal way to achieve the best dermal fillers possible.

How long do cheek fillers last?

Cheek fillers can last up to 2 years before results are no longer visible

How long do jaw fillers last?

Like cheek fillers, dermal filler in your jaw can last for up to 2 years with no top-ups before your body completely metabolises the hyaluronic acid.

How long do nose fillers last?

Nose fillers typically last for 1 to 2 years. You may gradually notice a slight decline in your results overtime – for a top up of your treatment, please discuss with your aesthetic practitioner who will recommend when you should add more, or dissolve if necessary.

Can you make dermal fillers last longer?

There are a few ways you can help to increase the longevity of dermal fillers (however, these tips won’t work miracles! Eventually you’ll need a top up treatment to maintain the same results).

  • Stay hydrated – drink your water! Hyaluronic acid can hold up to 1000 times it’s weight in water; for the best dermal fillers it’s important to ensure your body remains hydrated to maintain your treatment.
  • Avoid exposure to UV rays. As a rule, it’s recommended that all clients practice a good sun protection routine to protect their skin from sun damage – particularly post-treatment.
  • Consistent skincare cand maintaining healthy skin can help to maintain dermal fillers. Try to use skincare that contains hyaluronic acid to ensure your skin is moisturised.

What happens when dermal fillers wear off?

Dermal filler treatments are not permanent and will require top up treatments to maintain the full effect of your results.

Oncer dermal fillers wear off your treated area will return to its natural state. Excessive use of fillers can have negative long-term results; however, when administered by a professional who cares about your treatment and tailors a plan to perfectly fit your face and body, you can enjoy the benefit of the best dermal fillers for many many years!

How much filler do I need?

For the best dermal fillers, the quantity will depend entirely on your personal aesthetic goals and the recommendations laid out by your aesthetic practitioner.

For perfect results it’s best to go slow and steady with your treatment to avoid over filling and migration of the hyaluronic acid, which can result in an unnatural “puffy” appearance, rather than a beautiful, voluminous finish.

Give us a call to find out more about dermal fillers in Southampton and pop in to our luxury medispa to enhance your look with safe treatments designed specifically for you.

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