FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT ARE GLABELLAR FILLERS?
Glabellar fillers are cosmetic treatments that involve injecting fillers into the glabellar area, which is the space between the eyebrows, to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lines in this area.
WHAT ARE THE COMMON TYPES OF FILLERS USED FOR GLABELLAR FILLERS?
The most common type of filler used for this treatment is hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance in the body that helps to hydrate and plump the skin. Other types of fillers that can be used include calcium hydroxylapatite and poly-L-lactic acid.
HOW LONG DOES THE TREATMENT TAKE?
The treatment usually takes around 30 minutes.
IS THE TREATMENT PAINFUL?
Some patients may experience discomfort during the injections, but this can usually be managed with a local anesthetic or ice.
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF GLABELLAR FILLERS?
After the treatment, there may be some swelling, redness, or tenderness in the injection site, but these side effects usually resolve within a few days.
HOW LONG DO THE RESULTS OF GLABELLAR FILLERS LAST?
The results of glabellar fillers can last anywhere from 6 to 18 months, depending on the type of filler used and the individual's skin metabolism.
IS THE TREATMENT SAFE?
Glabellar fillers are generally considered safe when performed by a licensed and experienced healthcare professional. As with any cosmetic treatment, there is a risk of side effects and complications, so it is important to discuss these with your healthcare provider before undergoing the treatment.
CAN GLABELLAR FILLERS BE COMBINED WITH OTHER COSMETIC TREATMENTS?
Yes, glabellar fillers can be combined with other cosmetic treatments, such as Botox, to achieve a more comprehensive and personalized cosmetic result.