Fillers

stock_19.jpgSmoothing out folds and wrinkles can make an enormous difference in a person’s appearance, and sometimes it even make them look several years younger! Dermal fillers are used to help reverse the signs of aging and provide patients with a more natural, youthful appearance compared to surgical face lifts. Dermal fillers are used to:

  • Reduce or eliminate wrinkles
  • Reduce the appearance of scars
  • Enhance lips
  • Enhance the contours of the face
  • Replenish fullness to the cheeks
  • Lift the eyebrow area
  • Rejuvenate the hands

Your dermatologist will work with you individually to determine the best filler for your individual circumstances. Usually, a topical ointment will be used to numb the targeted area. Then, using a small needle, the dermal filler will carefully be injected into each wrinkle or scar being treated. You can expect some temporary, mild burning or stinging as the filler is being injected. Once the procedure is complete, you may resume everyday activities while benefitting from immediate results.

What types of fillers do you offer?

There are a number of dermal fillers available today, and we offer Juvéderm®, Juvéderm Voluma® XC, Belotero Balance® and Radiesse®.

Juvéderm® is a smooth gel that is made up of hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance found in your body. By carefully injecting Juvéderm underneath the skin, your skin can be completely rejuvenated, ultimately adding volume and reducing the appearance of facial wrinkles and folds. It offers patients a safe and effective treatment with little to no down-time. Juvéderm is less invasive than other fillers and provides patients with dramatic improvement almost immediately following treatment. Results can last up to six months.

Juvéderm Voluma® XC is the first and only FDA-approved injectable filler that’s made to eliminate age-related wrinkles in the midface. Our skin contains a naturally hydrating substance called hyaluronic acid that keeps skin looking smooth. As we age, the amount of hyaluronic acid in our skin reduces, causing wrinkles and frown lines. Juvederm Voluma XC is a dermal filler that is designed to replace the hyaluronic acid lost and smooth away wrinkles in just one office visit.

Belotero Balance® is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler that is specifically designed to integrate into your skin and mold itself to your unique facial contours. This makes it an ideal choice for both tough areas like nasolabial folds (smile lines) as well as delicate areas like vertical lip lines. For a youthfulness that is uniquely yours, choose Belotero Balance.

Radiesse® is an injectable filler used to reduce the appearance of facial folds and wrinkles, as well as used for lip augmentation. Radiesse is different from other fillers because it is made from calcium-based microspheres that help reconstruct the base of the skin by stimulating collagen production, ultimately providing the longest-lasting results. Radiesse is a safe and effective procedure providing patients with results that can typically last from six months to one year.