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There are numerous non-invasive treatments and skin rejuvenation products that effectively reduce the visible signs of aging. One of the popular options is dermal filler injectables. Within minutes, you can have smoother, plumper and younger-look.
What Are Injectable Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers typically contain hyaluronic acid (HA), which is a natural substance found in the body. It keeps the skin hydrated, plump and elastic. As we age, our bodies produce less HA.
Fillers are injected into the soft tissue of the skin. Once injected, the filler diminishes the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, creases and other visible signs of the aging process. Patients receive treatments for the following:
- Under eyes
- Smile lines
The consistency of the gel ranges from thin to thick. The thickness of the filler used during treatment depends on the facial area being treated. Products such as Restylane Silk® and Belotero® have a thin consistency and work best for the under-eye area and fine lines around the lips. Thick gels, such as Juvederm Voluma®, are used for cheek augmentation. The dermal filler injectable brands we use are listed below:
- Juvederm® Ultra, Ultra Plus, Voluma, Vobella, Vollure
- Restylane ® Silk, Lyft, Refyne, Defyne
- Revenesse Versa®
Who Is an Ideal Candidate?
Dermal fillers are a form of skin rejuvenation that’s suitable for anyone who wants to add reduce facial lines and wrinkles. Generally, we begin losing skin volume in our late 30’s, so it’s an effective treatment for individuals suffering suffer volume loss due to age. Additionally, fillers work for patients who engage in high-impact physical activities. For example, runners experience a significant reduction in volume, so they make good candidates.
What Is the Treatment Process?
The fillers are injected into the soft tissue using a needle or cannula. In many cases, more than one injection is needed during a treatment. The procedure lasts between 30 and 45 minutes.
Dermal fillers provide age-defying results that last between 6-18 months. In some instances, patients enjoy long-term effects lasting for nearly two years. Since the treatment does not permanently eliminate wrinkles, patients return for follow-up treatments, as needed.
How Do You Prepare for Treatment?
Patients do experience minor swelling and bruising. However, you can reduce these side effects by taking Arnica with Bromelain pre and post-treatment. Additionally, please notify us if you take any of the following:
You may need to refrain from taking these medications prior to the procedure. We also recommend minimizing sun exposure and avoiding retinol products because it’s difficult to treat sensitive skin.
What Do You Do After Treatment?
Patients may experience swelling or bruising. However, these side effects disappear within a few days and up to 2 weeks after treatment. To help reduce these effects, we recommend the following:
- Don’t take garlic, ginger, vitamin E, Advil, ginseng and biloba for two weeks.
- Don’t drink alcohol for 24 hours post-treatment.
- Don’t spend a lot of time in the sun.
- Don’t engage in intense exercise.
- Don’t spend time in heat-intensive environments, such as hot showers, saunas.
How Do Dermal Fillers Work?
Our bodies produce collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid. Each of these substances play a role in keeping skin plump, supple, and hydrated. As you age, your skin becomes thinner and dry because the body decreases its production of these compounds.
Dermal fillers add volume and lift to your skin. Each injection is administered with a tiny needle filled with a gel that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Many injectables contain HA, which is a biocompatible substance. In other words, HA appears naturally in the body, so it’s absorbed into the body without any adverse effects and the body has the ability to break it down.
What Are the Benefits of Dermal Fillers?
The benefits of this anti-aging treatment include:
- No scars
- Immediate results
- No downtime
- Minimal pain and discomfort
- Results lasting up to a year
Don’t Settle for Wrinkles
Dermal fillers are a safe, affordable, and effective way to turn back the hands of time. You can recapture your youthful, vibrant glow in a matter of minutes. Contact us to learn more about how we can create custom solutions suited just for you.
Prices are subject to change and personalized prices will be provided upon consultation.