Do Fillers Ever Fully Dissolve?

Find out if hyaluronic acid fillers ever fully dissolve and how long they last. Learn more about dermal and lip fillers from Beauty Boost Med Spa.

Do Fillers Ever Fully Dissolve?

Many people who get fillers may wonder if they will ever fully dissolve. The answer is not as straightforward as it may seem. While it is true that some of the filler injected will be discarded by the body, it is not true that the body completely dissolves the filler.

Hyaluronic acid fillers

do not completely dissolve, and they should be treated as a semi-permanent, non-surgical treatment.

Some brands of dermal fillers don't last as long as others, and once fillers have been on the face for about a year, it may be more difficult to dissolve them with hyaluronidase. The rate at which the filler dissolves can depend on several factors, such as where it was injected, the amount that was injected, and the rate at which the body metabolizes the filler. In some cases, an MRI may be necessary to determine where the fillers are located. Migration of the filler can also contribute to its dissolution. Dissolving lip fillers should only be done by a medical professional who is specifically trained in aesthetics. Dr.

Gavin Chan recently discovered something about dermal fillers that “blew him away” when it came to their longevity. Thanks to a pioneering aesthetic radiologist called Dr. Mobin Master, based in Melbourne (Australia), there is increasing evidence that fillings can remain for much longer than previously thought. Dissolving fillers can be painful for some people, while for others it may not hurt as much. One of the many advantages of dermal and lip fillers is that they can be built and customized.

To maintain your desired look, you may need to get a new filling every six months or so. Alternatively, you can wait for the filler to dissolve naturally over time or opt for it anyway and replace the lost volume with smaller amounts of dermal filler in the area. To get started with your first dermal filler or make adjustments to your appearance after the filling, make an appointment with Beauty Boost Med Spa.