Can I get more cheek filler after 2 weeks?

Author: Prof. Daren Wunsch Sr.  |  Last update: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

I recommend waiting 2 weeks after a filler injection before repeating filler in that same region. The swelling that normally occurs after an injection will usually have subsided by that time to give a more accurate view of whether or not additional filler is needed.

How soon can I get more cheek filler?

Dermal fillers are great for anyone looking to restore the smooth and youthful shape of their face. Although some last for two years, others need to be repeated every 4-6 months for best effects. If you're having several areas of the face treated, you might have to visit us more often.

Can I get more cheek filler after a week?

Answer: Adding more

Yes. You can definitely add more voluma following a prior injection. This is done quite frequently. In our practice we ask that patients wait two weeks prior to injection; however, if there is no evidence of bruising or excess swelling the injections can be done sooner.

How soon after can you get more filler?

With dermal filler injections, you are looking at waiting 14 days at most for the filler to settle. Even better, you can address several aesthetic concerns in a mere hour while it can take two to three hours to address one aesthetic concern with an invasive cosmetic procedure.

Can I get more filler after 3 weeks?

Answer: Time between lip filler top ups

2 weeks is the optimal time to wait for swelling to subside . There is no extra risk except another round of the usual swelling and bruising.


Do fillers look better after 2 weeks?

The filler can take several weeks to soften and settle into your skin. This means that patients won't see the ultimate results of their treatment immediately. Although individual results will vary, many people achieve the full effect within two weeks after receiving their injections.

Does filler go down after 2 weeks?

Filler can take 2 weeks to settle and this is completely normal.

Can you get more filler a week later?

In my practice, I advise my patients to wait a full 2 weeks before following up to get more filler. This is because, as you mentioned, lip fillers can create swelling, which can temporarily exaggerate your result. Once the swelling has settled after several weeks, your true result will be visible.

How do you know if you need more cheek filler?

Previously plump areas look deflated

If your pout isn't looking particularly plump anymore, there's a good chance your lip filler has faded. Similarly, if your cheeks do not appear as lifted, it could be time for another appointment. Again—photos could be a useful starting point.

How often should you touch up cheek fillers?

Scheduling touch-up treatments every 4 to 12 months ensures that you maintain your results. Fillers such as RADIESSE® and Sculptra® treat more severe volume loss in areas such as the cheeks; they last 18 to 24 months, so maintenance treatments are needed less often.

Will my cheek filler even out?

Please be reassured that it is normal to have some asymmetry after treatment as the face can swell in different areas. You could try cold compress over the area and this may help with the swelling. If at two weeks It has not settled then you should book to see your treating practitioner.

How do I prolong fillers in my cheeks?

7 Things You Can Do to Extend the Lifespan of Fillers
  1. Combine Fillers with BOTOX® ...
  2. Reduce Sun Exposure. ...
  3. Maintain Hydration. ...
  4. Incorporate Retinol. ...
  5. Watch Your Diet. ...
  6. Don't Over-Exercise. ...
  7. Be Gentle on Your Face.

How can I make my cheeks fuller with fillers?

One of the best ways to increase the cheeks' cheeks is to use dermal fillers, such as Voluma, Sculptra, Juvederm, or Restylane. Your plastic surgeon or healthcare professional can inject one of these fillers into the cheeks to give them the fullness you had when you were younger.

How much cheek filler can you get?

So how much cheek filler will you need? Again, it all comes down to the individual and the results they're looking to achieve, but practitioners will generally use 1-3ml cheek filler per cheek.

What's the longest lasting cheek filler?

Many plastic surgeons say that Juvederm and Restylane are the most durable and longest-lasting fillers available. Both contain hyaluronic acid and are good for smoothing wrinkles and lines. Hyaluronic acid carries 1,000 times its weight in water and makes the skin look young, supple, and soft.

Is 2 syringes of cheek filler too much?

Depending on the injection site and amount of dermal filler, most HA fillers last from 6 – 12 months on average. Regardless of which dermal filler you use, two or three syringes are almost always recommended in order to achieve the most gorgeous outcomes.

How many syringes of cheek filler should I get?

In general, the amount of filler you will need for your treatment will depend on the severity of skin laxity in your cheeks and your aesthetic goals. Voluma syringes are typically one cc and many patients need between two and four syringes to complete the treatment, which can be one to two syringes per cheek.

Why did my filler go away so fast?

People with higher metabolisms will experience shorter filler results because their bodies will break the filler compound down faster than those with slower metabolisms. The same goes for other treatments such as BOTOX® and Dysport®.

Can you overdo fillers?

However, the use of too much filler results in overly puffy cheeks which look unnatural and inappropriate for their age. The pursuit of the “apple cheeks” have also contributed to this syndrome. Overfilling in the cheeks and under the eyes obliterates the natural lid-cheek junction.

Why do fillers take 2 weeks to settle?

During this two week period, the hyaluronic acid in your filler will settle into your dermal tissues and begin to interact with the water in your skin. This process will hydrate your skin and give you a healthy, youthful appearance.

Can you notice fillers right away?

Whether you're choosing injectables to soften fine lines and wrinkles, plump up lost facial volume, or tighten up sagging skin, you can expect to see results almost immediately. * While everyone is different and individual results vary, most patients see their results within 24 to 48 hours after their injections.

Can you massage filler after 2 weeks?

We recommend avoiding to have any facials, massages, or lasers/ waxing to the face for 2 weeks after dermal fillers. This is because the product is still settling and activating for 2 weeks after injection and we do not want to disrupt and potentially move the product.

Can you move filler in your face?

Home > Questions > Can dermal filler move after being injected? Dermal filler doesn't 'normally', move after treatment. Immediately after treatment, in certain areas of the face, I do gently massage the area/s that were injected to help mold the product and prevent lumps.

Will 1ml cheek filler make a difference?

Cheek filler

They are ideal for replacing volume loss, enhancing cheek volume, and can improve the appearance of the lower eyelid by volumising the upper cheek area. We recommend using as little as 1ml per session for an enhanced appearance.

How long does it take for Juvederm to settle in cheeks?

As soon as it has been injected, the mere presence of Juverderm® beneath the skin is enough to smooth, plump, and volumize the face. Those immediate results are a nice form of instant gratification. But it usually takes another two weeks to see Juvederm results for the patient's results to fully develop, or settle.

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