Temple filler is a type of cosmetic injectable treatment that can be used to create a more balanced facial appearance for those with hollow temples.
This procedure involves injecting dermal fillers into the temporal area, which is an area located at the sides of the head above your ears and extending down to your temples.
It can help to improve a person's appearance by restoring volume and contouring the face for a more youthful look.
Temple dermal filler can be useful for those who want to reduce or eliminate hollows or deep wrinkles in their temple areas caused by the natural ageing process, sun damage and other factors.
It's also commonly used as a way to create definition in the temples, helping give you a more sculpted, balanced look.
The results are often seen immediately after treatment, with lasting results of up to two years.
The procedure itself generally takes around 10-15 minutes and requires minimal recovery time compared to more invasive surgical methods such as facelifts and brow lifts.
While there may be some redness and swelling around the injection sites initially following treatment, these should subside within 1-2 days.
Overall, temple filler treatments offer an effective way for people to achieve long-lasting improvements in facial appearance with minimal downtime or risk involved – making it an ideal choice for those looking for subtle yet significant changes in their facial features without undergoing surgery.
Who Is Likely to Get Temple Hollows?
Hollow temples typically affect men and women over the age of 30.
The temple area hollows—which are caused by loss of facial fat, skin laxity and skeletal changes—typically appear beneath the temples and can make your upper face look aged and tired.
This is why Dr Chike may suggest temple fillers.
People with thin or shallow facial features may be more likely to experience temple hollows due to their bone structure.
Additionally, those who have suffered significant weight-loss or have undergone dramatic facial surgery can also be susceptible to this condition.
Consulting with a qualified provider is the best way to determine if you have temple hollows and what treatment options are right for you.
What product is used for Temple Fillers?
The products used for temple fillers primarily contain hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance found in your skin that aids in keeping it hydrated and supple.
Once the hyaluronic acid dermal filler is injected into to the soft tissue in the temporal region, these substances are able to attract and retain water molecules while providing lift and plumpness to the treated areas.
This process restores volume and contours the face so that it appears more youthful appearance with a well-defined shape.
Why Do We Lose Volume in Our Temples?
At a certain age, our skin tends to thin out and lose its youthful fullness.
This is particularly noticeable around the temple area, where skin loses much of its elasticity over time.
Age-related hollow temples can make people look tired, gaunt or older than they actually are.
Sun exposure, smoking and lifestyle factors like lack of sleep are some of the more common contributing factors that lead to volume depletion in our temples.
Significant weight loss may also cause this issue after rapid fat reduction occurs across the face and throughout the body in particular hollow temples in the upper face.
Finally, genetics can play a role as well – some people simply have a natural tendency towards thinner skin with less fat deposits to fill out their faces as they get older.
How Does Temple Filler Effect the Overall Appearance of Your Face?
Dermal filler injections are a popular cosmetic treatment used to improve the contours of the temple region and restore lost volume in hollows and wrinkles.
The filler is injected directly into the temples and helps create a more balanced facial structure, as well as a smoother, younger-looking appearance as well as increasing the skin firmness.
For example, by replenishing volume loss in hollowed-out cheeks or temples, temple filler treatment can help enhance bone structure for a more defined look.
As dermal fillers work to attract and retain water molecules within treated areas, they also help to provide lift and plumpness – resulting in a softer facial silhouette overall.
Finally, dermal fillers can also act as muscle relaxers when administered in small quantities.
In this way, temple filler can produce a more youthful aesthetic with improved definition across all areas of the face.
How Safe Are Temple Fillers?
Dermal fillers are a safe and effective way to restore temple hollowing, helping to achieve a smoother and more balanced facial structure.
The procedure is minimally invasive, with most patients reporting only minimal discomfort when the filler is being injected.
There may be some temporary swelling or redness around the injection site, which should subside within a few days.
Patients are advised to avoid intense activities that could cause trauma to the face for 24 hours after the procedure.
In general, dermal fillers have been deemed very safe when administered by a trained professional who has alot of experience in facial aesthetics such as Dr Chike.
Before and After Results
How Long Do Temple Fillers Last?
Temple fillers are designed to last an average of 6-12 months before needing to be reapplied. Depending on the patient’s skin type and lifestyle, this duration may vary.
It’s important to note that while temple filler treatments for volume loss do not provide permanent changes, they can help restore lost volume in the temples and enhance facial contours by creating a more youthful aesthetic with improved definition in all areas of the face.
Frequently Asked Questions...
Does Temple Filler give you a Brow lift?
Temple fillers are primarily used to restore lost volume in the temples, helping to achieve a smoother and more balanced facial structure. While temple filler treatments for volume loss won’t directly lift your eyebrows, they can add subtle fullness to the areas around the brows, creating a more lifted and refreshed appearance. In addition, dermal fillers can be used to reduce wrinkles and creases between the brows for a smoother look that can contribute to an overall eyebrow lift effect. The results are subtle but dramatic, leaving patients with a youthful face and refreshed.
Does Filling the Temples Lift the Face?
Temple fillers can help restore volume loss and provide definition in sunken temples, creating a smoother and more balanced appearance. Using a hyaluronic acid filler, by restoring lost volume in the temples, patients can achieve a more youthful and refreshed look without the need for surgery or other invasive procedures. Treating just this one area, this subtle but dramatic result makes patients look naturally refreshed and younger-looking. Additionally, dermal filler treatments can be applied to other areas of the face—including nasolabial folds, the jawline and lower cheeks—to help reduce wrinkles, add fullness and create a lifted appearance.
How Much Dermal Filler Is Needed for Temple Filler Treatments?
The amount of dermal filler needed for temple filler treatments varies depending on the size and structure of the patient's face, as well as their desired results. Generally speaking, most patients will require between one to two ml of dermal filler per treatment session. It's important to keep in mind that the number of treatments may also vary from person to person depending on the severity of the wrinkles or loss of volume in the temples. During your initial consultation with Dr Chike, he will evaluate your facial structure, including your mid and lower face, and discuss your goals before recommending an appropriate number of injections and ml needed for your temple filler treatment. The consultation will also require details of your medical history so that we can ensure you are a good candidate for this treatment.
Is Temple Filler Painful?
Temple filler is generally considered a minimally invasive treatment and most people feel only mild discomfort during the procedure. Dr Chike will apply a topical numbing cream to reduce any unpleasant sensations. Although there may be some minor swelling, bruising, or redness after the procedure, these should subside after several days.
What Are the Common Risks of Temple Filler?
Temple dermal fillers are a safe and effective cosmetic procedure and provide amazing results, but as with any medical treatment, there are potential risks and side-effects that should be taken into consideration before undergoing this type of procedure. The most common risks include bruising or swelling at the injection site, as well as allergic reactions to the filler material used. In rare cases, there can also be an uneven distribution of the product or an excessive accumulation of filler in certain areas. Always consult with a qualified provider for the best advice concerning temple filler options and possible side-effects.
What Is the Aftercare for Temple Filler?
Following a temple filler procedure, it's important to take special care of your skin and use recommended aftercare instructions. To ensure proper healing and to reduce any potential discomfort, you should apply clean cold compresses to the injection sites for at least twenty minutes three times a day. You should also refrain from vigorous exercise or activities that involve excessive facial movement for at least one week after treatment. Additionally, always wear sunscreen when outdoors and avoid direct exposure to water or steam, such as taking long baths or swimming in pools.
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