Dermal fillers are often an excellent non-surgical way to turn back the years by diminishing lines and wrinkles. Unfortunately, some patients can experience unfavorable results due to complications or poor injection techniques. Other patients may want to reverse their effects because they want their natural appearance back before the dermal filler results break down. Dr. David Horvath has helped many people revise and correct their dermal filler results.
As a board-certified plastic surgeon and aesthetics expert for more than 25 years, Dr. Horvath understands the intricate facial structures and how to perform your treatment with precision and skill for safe and effective results. He also has the artistic skill to visualize and then achieve your goals. Schedule your dermal filler revision at Horvath Aesthetics today.
How Can Dermal Filler Revision Help Me?
Injectable fillers are one of the most common cosmetic treatments in the United States. Most patients are overjoyed with their results, and any side effects are temporary and well-tolerated. Most commonly, a revision is needed because the prior injector did not have the artistic understanding of what the goal was. Often, inexperienced injectors follow the same routine on every patient whether it is needed or not. One example is over injecting the lips and creating unnatural lips that look like sausages. Another example is not understanding the patient’s age. Doing injections that would be right for a 40-year-old on a 70-year-old patient will likely look odd.. However, sometimes rare complications or problems from unprofessional injectors can cause adverse effects. These effects last so long as the injected gel remains in the tissues, but collagen injections may lead to ongoing concerns. Sometimes dermal fillers can create lumps or bumps in the injection site that may be mitigated with further treatment or need to be surgically removed. Another complication of overfilling is that the filler can migrate to unintended locations. One example is lip filler migrating outside the red lip and filling the skin below the nose or under the lower lip.
Dermal filler revision is done on a case-by-case basis, and Dr. Horvath takes special care with all his patients because you deserve results that are tailored to your needs. He will personally discuss your medical history and the reason for the revision and evaluate the treated area. He will have a thorough discussion on the treatment plan.
There are a few ways to reverse dermal filler results. Dermal filler revision is often done with hyaluronidase, steroid injections or an oral dosage of 5-fluorouracil plus allopurinol to dissolve the gel.
Whether you had a “bad” filler experience due to an injector who was not a licensed and trained medical professional or wish to go back to the way you looked before, Dr. Horvath can help. People who have adverse outcomes from their initial treatment may want to try to attain their desired results with a new doctor, and Dr. Horvath can improve your results as part of your revision.
Common reasons for dermal filler revision include:
- Uneven results
- Improper placement
- Skin discoloration
- Irregular facial contour
- Off-brand product was used
- Patient changed their mind
- Unprofessional injector
- Granuloma (tiny nodules caused by inflammation or infection)