Hylenex / Filler Removal

Hylenex Treatments and Filler Removal at Glow Dermspa

Hylenex / Filler Removal

One of the major appeals of the HA fillers is that they are reversible and are temporary. Hyaluronidase, is an enzyme that is the “reversal ” medicine used to dissolve HA fillers. Unhappy with injections you received elsewhere? We can dissolve it for you and start fresh.

During your comprehensive consultation at Glow, we will assess areas where you have previously had filler and determine if old filler needs to be dissolved prior to treatment for optimal results.

Fast Facts

The Benefits of Botox Benefits 1. Dissolves HA filler
2. Quick and easy treatment
Average cost for Botox at Glow Dermspa AVG Cost starts at $200
Average Downtime for Botox at Glow Dermspa Downtime Swelling and bruising may occur. Usually 24 hours of swelling, up to 1 week of bruising.
Topical Anesthetic Used for Botox at Glow Dermspa Topical Anesthetic Used? Yes
Botox Treatment Areas at Glow Dermspa in Lakewood Ranch Treatment Areas Location of any previous unwanted or migrated filler

Hylenex FAQ

Hyaluronidase, is and enzyme that is used as the “reversal ” to dissolve the HA fillers.
A typical Hylenex treatment is less than 5 minutes and very comfortable. Topical numbing is applied to the treatment area. At Glow, we have a specialized “hylenex cocktail” that we use to make it extra tolerable for our patients.
Some swelling and bruising are experienced after treatment. Swelling typically resolves within 24 hours. Bruising can last up to 1 week.
The HA is dissolved within a few hours (sometimes minutes) but there will be some swelling from the injection that can take a day or 2 to resolve. If an additional treatment is needed, it can be done within 3 days.
There are variations in the number of Hylenex treatments required to dissolve a filler. The type of filler and how long the filler has been there play a role in the total number of treatments needed. Typically 1-3 treatments are required.
It is recommended to wait at least 1 week after a Hylenex treatment prior to refilling in the same area.
While there are a many variations of hyaluronidase available in the US (Hylenex, Hydase, Vitrase, Amphadase), the preferred brand at Glow is Hylenex, because it is a human recombinant form and is the least likely to have an allergic/anaphylaxis reaction.
The following conditions are appropriate to use hyaluronidase: undesired cosmetic result, filler migration, nodules or granulomas, emergency situations such as vascular compromise
Yes! This treatment benefits both men and women.

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