Dermal fillers help diminish facial lines and restore volume and fullness in the face. Visible signs of aging can be traced to volume loss. As we age, our faces naturally lose subcutaneous fat. The facial muscles are then working closer to the skin surface, so smile lines and crow’s feet become more apparent. This makes your face look a little hollow. Dermal fillers can replace lost volume to help smooth wrinkles, plump the lips, and restore a more youthful appearance.
Dermal filler injections are non-surgical and are typically completed during an office visit. Your initial treatment will begin with a consultation, during which you will meet with your cosmetic surgeon to discuss your concerns and goals. The risks associated with dermal fillers are minimal, however, you need to fully disclose your medical history, allergies, or medications to your doctor.
Just before the actual treatment, the area will be cleaned, and you will be given a topic anesthetic to numb the area before injection. Many filler products contain lidocaine, a mild anesthetic which helps reduce discomfort during and after your treatment. Your provider will then inject a precise amount of filler strategically beneath the skin.
Depending on the product and the area(s) being treated, you should be able to notice results immediately after receiving filler injections. Some patients may experience mild bruising and swelling, but these are not permanent. After a few days, these symptoms should subside. Right after treatment, you are able to go back to your daily activities. However, some surgeons ask that you take a day off from exercising and strenuous activity,
We offer complimentary consultations for those clients wanting to learn more about what steps they could take in rejuvenating their natural look and feel. During your free consultation with one of our licensed aestheticians, they will help you identify your areas of interest and provide recommendations. Contact Us Today to Schedule Your Complimentary Consultation.