While dermal fillers treatments with products like Juvederm, Voluma, Volbella, Restylane and Belotero are highly effective and create beautiful results, occasionally the treatments need to be refined or optimized. Fortunately, Hylenex (Hyaluronidase, Vitrase, Wydase) can be used to “dissolve” hyaluronic acid based dermal fillers. Hylenex is an enzyme that breaks down hyaluronic acid and allows the remnants to be removed by the body.
Dr. Weber was excellent, and outside of having a master touch for otoplasty, was supportive and responsive throughout the entire process. Having now known him several months, I consider Dr. Weber not only my surgeon, but a family friend.
Having had otoplasty at the age of 13 to pin back ears that hadn't achieved the desired correction, I was reluctant to have the procedure redone some 10+ years later. However, my results with Dr. Weber were truly revolutionary, and the process couldn't have been easier. I was able to schedule my surgery relatively quickly, which was excellent considering I don't live in the Lone Tree area. From there, the procedure was quick, my recovery relatively painless, and the follow up and support from Dr. Weber truly top notch.
Fillers that CAN be refined or removed with hyauronidase include:
- Juvederm Ultra and Juvederm Ultra Plus
Fillers that CANNOT be modified with hyaluronidase:
- Fat transfer
Dr. Weber has extensive experience revising dermal fillers placed by other less experienced injectors in the Denver area. The most common reasons for filler refinement are overfilled areas of the face and lumps or bumps and irregular contour of filled areas. The results of Hylenex (Hyaluronidase) treatment are typically seen within hours to one day. Depending upon the dose used and the number of injections, existing filler can be reduced, softened, contoured or completely removed.
If you are near the Denver area and have filler related issues, please contact our office at (303) 792-2224 or request a consultation online. In cases where long lasting fillers or fillers that cannot be dissolved were used, improvement can often be created with a strategic placement of a small amount of additional filler. In either case, our goal is to eliminate any issues you have with your filler and turn a filler complication into a beautiful result.
Dr. Weber frequently provides second opinion consultation and refinement treatments for poorly placed filler or overfill for the following reasons:
- Overfilled undereye area
- Puffy bags in the undereye area
- Lumps, bumps or lines in any facial area
- Asymmetric cheeks or over filled cheeks
- Overfilled lips and “duck lips”
- Bluish discoloration or Tyndall effect resulting from overly superficial filler placement