Facial Rejuvenation

Facial Line & Wrinkle Reduction

Aquamid is not used to minimize facial wrinkles or fine lines- the lines and small wrinkles are found in the dermis and can be addressed by using a dermal filler, like Hyaluronic Acid. So, if Aquamid isn’t used to minimize the fine facial lines and wrinkles in the face, why do we have this section on our website?

Facial Rejuvenation & Facial Volume

Long lasting and short term fillers both have a role in rejuvenating and contouring the face. To achieve the look you desire, your doctor might discuss using both types of fillers with you, but for different indications and solutions for your face.

As we age we lose ‘volume’ in our face, there are many steps, treatments and options for rejuvenating the face, fillers are commonly used to add volume back to the face, add facial contour and facial symmetry.

Aquamid- Different from Hyaluronic Acid other Long Lasting Fillers

Aquamid provides a superior option to hyaluronic acid and collagen fillers for long term correction yet does not contain the small particles used by other long lasting (sometimes called permanent) fillers and attributed to issues with a filler hardening or fibrosis occurring.

Hyaluronic acid or collagens provide results that usually last for 2 to up to 12 months; maintaining the result will require additional injections. Since Aquamid is not absorbed into the body and does not degrade, Aquamid offers a superior solution without numerous injections.

Aquamid- Over 400,000 Injections with High Long Term Satisfaction Rate

Aquamid is proven and safe with a high long-term satisfaction rate. Aquamid has been injected over 400,000 times throughout the world with the efficacy and safety of Aquamid being documented in several clinical trials involving more than 5,000 patients.

Users are satisfied with Aquamid. Aquamid has a track record of high levels of patient satisfaction based on seven years of experience. In a long term clinical trail of Aquamid, over 90% of patients were either very satisfied or satisfied when questioned during follow up interviews at 1-year, 2-year and 4-years.

Are Permanent Fillers Safe? Is Aquamid a Permanent Filler? Is Aquamid Safe?

Aquamid is not a permanent filler, clinical trials have shown Aquamid to last for up to 5 years while usage has shown Aquamid lasting for longer than 5 years. Aquamid is long lasting, you will not need to return for frequent re-injections to maintain your desired look, but the results from Aquamid are not permanent.

How are Long Lasting Fillers different from Hyaluronic Acid and Short Term Fillers?

Dermal fillers- also known as injectable fillers- can be used to rejuvenate and contour the face, including correction of lines and wrinkles, scars or depressions, plumping and augmentation of the lips, cheek contouring and enhancement of the nose, jaw line and chin. There are a number of different types and brands of fillers, treatment using any filler should always be carried out by a qualified medical professional.

Since Aquamid is a long lasting filler, can it be removed?

Yes, the majority of the Aquamid hydrogel can be removed, but it cannot be completely removed.

Immediately after the injection, the Aquamid can be removed by suction through a small incision. As time passes and Aquamid becomes integrated within the tissue, the hydrogel has to be surgically excised under aseptic conditions.

Fortunately, Alpha Health Asia has encountered very few instances in the hundreds and hundreds of Aquamid cases we have been involved with where the patient requests Aquamid be removed. The most import aspect to removing Aquamid: prevent the need for removal.

Ideal Uses for Long Lasting and Temporary Fillers

Long lasting and temporary fillers both have a role in rejuvenating and contouring the face. To achieve the look you desire, you might end up using both types of fillers for different indications. A temporary filler might last from six months to one year, Aquamid is a long lasting filler, lasting for up to five years.

What is Aquamid and Where It Should be Used?

What is Aquamid:

Aquamid® is a soft volume filler that immediately give a beautiful, natural look and feel. Aquamid integrates naturally with the body’s own tissue and does not degrade over time; the aesthetic results achieved using Aquamid will remain for many years and has been shown in clinical trials to last for 5 years.

Aquamid is a biocompatible, non-allergenic and non-absorbable hydrogel consisting of 97.5% water and 2.5% cross-linked polyacrylamide. The Aquamid hydrogel does not contain micro-particles, therefore Aquamid does not elicit tissue hardening or fibrosis.

Aquamid- the Treatment and Seeing Results

A treatment with Aquamid normally takes around 30 minutes and the results can be seen immediately. Aquamid is injected into the tissue layer directly below the skin through a thin, sterile needle. There is no need for allergy tests; typically a local anesthetic is used and the patient returns to normal activities soon after the treatment.

The results can be seen immediately. Since Aquamid® is homogenous and does not contain any particles, its filling effect relies exclusively on the added volume from the hydrogel itself. Thus the full effect is obtained immediately.

Syndicate content