Are nose fillers worth it?

By Dr. Aaron Stanes

Treatment guide

Discover the vital information you MUST know about non-surgical rhinoplasty with our detailed guide written by expert cosmetic doctors.


    Whether nose fillers are “worth it” is a subjective question that depends on a number of variables. Here’s a breakdown of what to consider when deciding if the treatment is worth it for you.

    Potential benefits of nose filler

    • Enhancements: Fillers can address many nose concerns like bumps, indentations, or asymmetries. They are an effective non-surgical way to refine your profile.
    • Anti-ageing: Nose fillers can treat signs of ageing affecting the nose, like a drooping nose tip.
    • Quick & easy procedure: Compared to surgical rhinoplasty, filler injections are far less invasive. They only take 10-20 minutes and have no downtime, and minimal aftercare requirements.
    • Reversible results: If you’re unsure about a permanent change, fillers can be dissolved at any time.
    • Temporary results: This is a big and often overlooked advantage. Most people’s aesthetic preferences change over time, and so you can update your nose shape with each treatment in line with your maturing preferences. It also means your treatment can be adjusted as your nose ages so that your result is in line with your goals

    Potential drawbacks of nose filler

    • Potential side effects: While rare, risks like infection, allergic reactions, or vascular events can occur. It is vital to consult with an experienced doctor to minimise risks.
    • Limitations: As much as fillers are versatile and precise, they do have limitations. They cannot improve wide set nostrils, and are limited by the tightness of your overlying skin.

    Ultimately, the decision of whether nose fillers are “worth it” is up to you. Consider the risks, costs, and potential result, and always choose safety and quality over price. Cheap providers often cut costs and corners, compromising your safety and result.

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