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How Long Does It Take For Ellanse To Work?

Dermal fillers take time to fully show their true result potential and some may take more months than it should. In modern reality, people are quick to notice the presence of Ellanse dermal filler for the longevity it provided to the skin and decided to give it a shot but there are few things to know about the aftercare treatment to secure the optimal result. The individual who are battling neck and neck with the sign of aging surely wanted a nice less-painful treatment that is effective to help them flourish but will Ellanse filler gives an immediate result that they were looking for and will the result stay for a long time just like commercialized?

Ellanse Filler Technology For Collagen Stimulation

Ellanse dermal filler is a safe injectable branded that uses Poly-Caprolactone (PCL) microspheres (a bioresorbable soft medical polymer) as their active ingredient in fillers. Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) suspending PCL in a gel medium and responsible to carry the active component in order to promote the natural production of collagen in human body and maintain the result over long duration of time. The PCL microspheres stimulate the patient’s own collagen and replace the volume resorbed CMC after a few months.

Collagen is an integral protein found within the skin. It maintains skin architecture by contributing to the skin’s elasticity, firmness and support. As we grow older, there are less production of collagen in our body. It makes the skin thinner, skin starts to sag, formation of wrinkle and lines, dull skin tone, hollow temples, sunken forehead and prominent brow bones, and jowl formation and deep smile lines. Ellanse dermal filler not only correcting the wrinkles and fold, but also volumizing the area to make the skin looks hydrated, younger and healthy through collagen stimulation in the body.

What Parts Of The Body Is It Useful On?

Most advantageous part of body that Ellanse dermal filler can help in rejuvenating the skin is the face area. It includes temples and brow area, forehead, cheeks, nasolabial folds, lower face, marionette lines, nose, chin, and jawline.

How Long Does Ellanse Take To Show Results?

The gel delivers immediate results, while the result of microspheres stimulating production of collagen becomes apparent after three months post-treatment. New and fresh collagen appears under the skin and will last from two to four years. Unlike other dermal filler such as hyaluronic acid that only last for couple of months.

How Many Sessions Are Required?

Only one session required for Ellanse because this type of filler is known to last from two to four years. Therefore, there is no need take other session for the treatment.

Post Treatment Management And Care?

Post-treatment reactions are usually mild and disappear after a few days . Normal activities can be done throughout the day after the procedure but it is not recommended to do strenuous exercise or lifting to avoid side effect like redness, pin prick marks, pain, itching, swelling or bruising to be worsen.


Swelling may worsen in the first 24 hours but will eventually settles down within a few days. The swelling can make the filler feel harder or lumpy (asymmetry). It will take around one or two weeks to fully resolves. The patient can use cold pack to get rid of the swelling effect.


Bruising may occur after the treatment. It last only for few days normally, however they can last a week or more too. Applying bruise cream every few hours can help to prevent the bruise to appear on the skin surface and help the bruise go down quicker.


Tenderness is common after treatment and usually resolves after a few days. Pain is not common and it is recommended for the patient to contact their doctor as soon as possible if they experience this.

Other aftercare recommendation of Ellanse dermal filler includes avoiding wearing make-up for 24 hours to avoid the risk of infection. Do not touch the treated area but wash hands thoroughly first if there is a need to. Alcohol, vigorous exercise, sun bathing, and extremes of heat or cold for 2 days post treatment. It will prolong swelling if to be done. It is advisable to avoid aspirin and alcohol for 12-48 hours after treatment. If the side effect does not seemed to subdue or worsen after 3 days, then please contact the treatment doctor for checkup.

Conclusion/ Final Thoughts

In conclusion, the gel delivers immediate results. Microspheres that stimulates production of collagen becomes apparent after three months post-treatment and the overall result will last from two to four years, a great money investment in the long run. In order for patient to get optimal result, they should follow the post management aftercare treatment and always seek for help if there is unusual changes on their skin.

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Dr Hannah Lo Fui Jun

Dr. Hannah Lo Fui Jun is a certified aesthetic physician with over 8 years of experience in the field. She obtained her medical degree (MBChB) from the prestigious University of Birmingham in the UK and is a certified LCP by the Ministry of Health Malaysia. Dr. Hannah is a highly sought-after speaker, and she actively participates in ongoing academic studies to stay at the forefront of aesthetic medicine. Her commitment to education extends to being a trainer for the ELLANSE Train The Trainers program. With a strong presence on social media, Dr. Hannah engages with her audience, sharing insights and expertise to empower individuals on their aesthetic journey.

Dr. Hannah holds certifications such as the AAAM CERT and Medical Aesthetic Certificate, demonstrating her commitment to excellence in the field. Her area of expertise encompasses a wide range of treatments, including skin rejuvenation, facial aesthetics using injectables and fillers, and body contouring. Dr Hannah's particular interest lies in facial anti-aging solutions and post-partum women's health, reflecting her dedication to empowering patients throughout all stages of life.

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