Dermal Fillers in Costa Rica


Dermal fillers can be used to fill soft tissue contour of the face. These fillers can be used for lip augmentation, effacement of wrinkles and facial lines, and to fill in areas of the cheeks, nose, lips and chin, and hands. The type of filler can vary and the most common are: Perfectha ®, Juvederm ®, Restylane ®, Radiesse ®, Evolence ®, Prevelle ® and Sculptra ®.

These fillers can immediately improve the appearance of your face or hands, making them look younger. The fillers will last for a period ranging from several months to possibly a year or more. In some cases, different fillers are appropriate for different body areas.

The fillers may be based on collagen and hyaluronic acid or basic substances are found naturally along the face and human body. Radiesse ® has small beads of calcium hydroxyapatite and Sculptra ® is an absorbable matrix component that can stimulate collagen growth (poly-L-lactic acid). Your surgeon may recommend specific filler to suit your aesthetic needs individuals.


Depending on the part of the face and body, you may receive a local anesthetic in combination with ice packs to numb the area. The surgeon then gently inserts in the filler material through a fine needle in the affected area. Several small injections can be administered. You can apply some ice afterwards to help with swelling.

Aftercare: You should avoid excessive movement of the injection site for 24-48 hours (this includes the aggressive exercise of the whole body). Small inkjet marks will fade in the day. Occasionally, there may be some small bumps or irregularities, and these may be slightly softened through manual massage with your fingers. Expect a certain degree of swelling in the early days, and this should disappear by the end of the first week.


Slight asymmetry or some persistent lumps may occur rarely. Over time, these complications should disappear in the absorption process of natural materials. Among others are: bleeding, inflammation and infection.