Any facial area can be refilled as long as it is suitable for the area and the type of filler used.

The most commonly refilled areas are: the nasal-labial furrow, the lip contour, the wrinkles around the eyes, on the corner of the mouth and the brow.

There are three different types of fillers: your own tissue, absorbable material and permanent material.  In the case of the patient’s own tissue, it is normally fat from the abdomen or hips that has been removed, processed and then inserted as an implant. Absorbable substances usually contain collagen or hyaluronic acid of animal or non-animal origin; the latter is less likely to provoke an allergic reaction.

Finally, permanent substances are derivatives from products used in other branches of medicine with proved tolerance of the organism.

Generally, when the fillers are applied in the right amount and the product adjusts to the anatomical area being treated, the results are very satisfactory.

Fillers can be contraindicated in some situations such as pregnancies, local infections in the areas to be treated, autoimmune disorders or collagen diseases.

The injections can produce a slight swelling and bruising in the area, which will disappear in a few days.