Dermal filler injections are a popular way to temporarily smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, restore youthful volume to an aging face. It also improves cheek and lip contours without surgery so it is time efficient treatments that don’t require lengthy recovery time.

Just check that you are in the hands of a qualified Aesthetics Practitioner who has daily experience in cosmetic treatments. Dermal filler injections usually produce symmetrical, subtle, natural-looking results. The vast majority of clients who seek treatment from highly qualified individuals such as these are very much satisfied with their results.

Cosmetic Experience

Cosmetic medicine isn’t an exact science, and there are some who aren’t as experiences to treat, find a suitable clinic that is well established. Otherwise, you risk less perfect outcomes with dermal fillers. A qualified provider can help you avoid mistakes common with less experienced individuals such as overfilling and asymmetry, prolonged swelling or lumpiness. Sometimes they face other side effects such as infection and allergic reaction which are rare but can occur. And so a client may decide that fillers just aren’t for them after all.

If you are displeased with your final results or wish it could look a bit better?

Here is the good news for you, it is often possible for a skilled cosmetic practitioner to make corrections or improve the outcome of dermal fillers. The first approach to address the issue depends on the nature and severity of the problem also the type of filler that was originally injected.

If you are facing mild symptoms such as moderate lumpiness or slight asymmetry this can often be improved or resolved by massaging the area. Your provider may perform the massage or instruct you in the proper technique.

What is hyaluronidase

Hyaluronidase is a genetically designed protein.

Hyaluronidase is applied with fluids injected into the body to treat dehydration. It is also applied as an aid in helping your body absorb other injected medications. Also, favour a lot of contrast dyes in your body show more clearly on certain types of x-rays or scans.

The aesthetic community is expanding, with non-surgical treatments. Such as hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers for their clients’ anti-ageing concerns.

On the other hand, hyaluronidases are enzymes that degrade HA, a fundamental constituent of the extracellular matrix that can be injected subcutaneously for aesthetic purposes.

These enzymes are widely employed due to their role in preventing complications from an inappropriate injection of hyaluronic acid or correcting unsightly HA overfilling.

Hyaluronidases other application areas such as
  • To remove the cumulus-corona-oocyte complex formed during intracytoplasmic sperm injection,
  • Prevent tissue damage after extravasation of several substances
  • Reduce edema reduction
  • Also for vitreous hemorrhage.
Treatment to remove hyaluronic acid fillers

Hyaluronidase is also known as hyaluronan. It is an enzyme that works by breaking down the hyaluronic acid, a sugar that is present in the connective tissues.

Hyaluronidase enzymes sold under the brand names Hydase, Hylenex, and Vitrase, are highly effective in dissolving hyaluronic acid-based facial fillers.

When hyaluronidase is injected into the affected area it breaks down at an accelerated pace, so that you don’t have to put up with an unwanted appearance for months on end.

One of the major advantages it that, you don’t have to wait a specific amount of time after dermal filler treatment before receiving treatment with hyaluronidase. Because the enzyme can be administered right after an injection of a hyaluronic acid-based filler product.

If you want to understand how hyaluronidase works, it is first important to understand the injectable dermal fillers it works to dissolve.

Hyaluronic acid fillers, such as Juvéderm, VOLUMA, and VOLBELLA products can be partially or completely removed with an enzyme called hyaluronidase. When injected into the affected areas, hyaluronidase dissolves the hyaluronic acid particles to help correct issues such as:

  • Overfilling or dissatisfying results
  • Excessive or prolonged swelling
  • Infection in the treatment area
  • A lumpy or irregular texture
  • Vascular compromise (interfering with blood flow, extremely rare)

In the beauty world, dermal filler injections are an effective and popular method of smoothing out facial wrinkles and fine lines, also restoring volume to areas of the face that have sunken and become hollowed over time. It can be effective in improving the contours of the cheeks or lips, all while avoiding invasive surgery and extensive downtime.

When performed by a qualified injector, dermal filler injections generally have subtle, natural-looking results, and most clients are ecstatic about the result.

Hyaluronidase isn’t perfect all the time. The enzyme may remove a greater amount of filler than desired, in that case requiring another filler treatment to achieve your original goals.

Dermal fillers gone wrong

Day by day, the popularity of dermal fillers has increased because of their effectiveness in filling in depressions and hollow facial areas and improving the overall shape of the face. Cosmetic practitioners are continually acquiring more skill in improving their ability to restore volume to the face.

In these treatments, there is little change to occur serious adverse effects, but there is potential for complications or unsatisfactory results due to incorrect injections.

A client may want to remove facial filler for a variety of reasons. Such as some clients make the mistake of their treatment to a novice or unqualified practitioner when the practitioner injects too much filler, places the filler in the wrong spot or fails to properly manipulate it produces unsatisfactory results.

Sometimes they feel noticeable excess or lumpiness in the area, where they can feel the mass effect of the filler, and when there are more serious problems after the injection of filler. More serious issues include vascular problems that can lead to compromise of the skin and even vision loss.

Another reason to remove a filler is if there is an inadvertent injection into a blood vessel. This can cause tissue death and lead to disastrous complications.

What is the cost of hyaluronidase

Hyaluronidase cost depends on how many rounds of hyaluronidase injections you require. Also, practitioner and geographic location, are subjected to determine the cost. An injection round may cost around £200 to £450.

Side effects of hyaluronidase

The following are rare side effects:

  • Cough
  • difficulty swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives or welts
  • itching
  • redness of the skin
  • skin rash
  • tightness in the chest
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Symptoms of Overdose

  • Blurred vision
  • chills
  • confusion
  • dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness
  • fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  • nausea or vomiting
  • redness of the skin
  • sweating
  • swelling
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • unusually warm skin

In the list, a large number of side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. Because these side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine.  Don’t worry, your practitioner may tell you the ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

How long will hyaluronidase take for to dissolve fillers

The hyaluronidase should not declare that hyaluronic acid-based fillers are bad. It means that if hyaluronic acid-based fillers have gone wrong it can be dissolved which makes them a very attractive option.

After applied hyaluronidase injection for dermal filler removal the result may be apparent within the first 24 hours. Though it depends on how much is injected and who the injector is. Some patients see the results within the first half hour. For the better outcome you will need to consult with a qualified practitioner who performs hyaluronidase injections.

Do you need the filler removed

You know that dermal filler injections are a temporary treatment. If your dermal filler treatment doesn’t go as planned, you can wait a bit before deciding that you need hyaluronidase.

If you are facing dramatic swelling / are experiencing a lot of pain / if the treatment area feels hot, then you should see your doctor as soon as possible. Because these are likely signs of an infection that needs to be treated immediately.

Prevention is the best way to avoid a negative result. So if your practitioner gets it right the first time around you won’t have to worry about having the filler removed.

Select a provider that has the experience, and skill to determine which filler or other treatment option is best for your situation. You can check the practitioner you choose should have a track record of good results with injectable fillers or not.

Hyaluronidase plays an important role in the management of treating complications with hyaluronic acid dermal fillers. Having some knowledge into the use of hyaluronidase is not enough to keep clients safe, so justify before treatments without delay.

Hyaluronidase is considered effective both for correcting the achieved results and for avoiding severe disfiguring complications.

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