When it comes to restoring lost volume and filling hollow cheeks, there are several tried and true cosmetic facial fillers available. But how much filler is needed for the desired results? The amount of filler you will need for your treatment will depend on the severity of the laxity of the skin on your cheeks and your aesthetic goals. Generally, Voluma syringes have a cc and many patients need between two and four syringes to complete treatment, which can be one to two syringes per cheek. Juvederm is a specific type of injectable dermal filler known as a hyaluronic acid filler.
This type of filler works by increasing the amount of hyaluronic acid in the skin, rehydrating and plumping it as a whole. When it comes to tear channels, professionals will likely use 0.5 ml to 1 ml of tear canal filler. However, an experienced injector will use their skill, experience and discretion to determine what amount is right for you. For puppet lines, typically 0.5 ml to 1 ml of filler for each side of the face is used.
When it comes to the anterior and lateral cheeks, 3 ml of filler (for both sides) is usually used. For the preauricular area, a professional will usually use between 0.5 ml and 2 ml of filler per side, depending on the person and the depth of the lines.Weight loss and illness can also negatively affect fat pads on the cheeks, causing patients to need more padding to restore a youthful appearance. If it's something that bothers you, dermal filler can be used to treat the area. It's important to find a physician experienced in the science and art of dermal filler application for best results.