Whether it’s volume loss and/or wrinkles, we have the fillers you need. Dermal fillers aid in the replacement of skin’s natural structure and volume, taking away lines and wrinkles. Dermal fillers include:
How Belotero® Works
Belotero® is a dermal filler that is made of non-animal hyaluronic acid. Known as “the smoother solution”, Belotero® is injected in the skin and it distributes evenly—giving a smoother, seamless look between both the treated and untreated areas.
The Belotero® Treatment Process
When Belotero® is administered; there is only minimal discomfort. The doctor will generally use a topical anesthetic cream to numb the area before the injection. The entire process only takes a few moments, making it possible to complete the procedure during a lunch break.
Improvements will appear nearly instantaneously and continue to smooth and fill over the next few days or weeks. Belotero® is a temporary treatment and will require follow up injections to maintain the smooth appearance.
Who Shouldn’t have Belotero Treatment?
- Patients with breathing conditions, such as emphysema or asthma
- Individuals susceptible to uncontrolled bleeding
- People with trouble swallowing
- Individuals planning to undergo surgery in the near future
- Those who have had facial surgery
- Pregnant women or women who plan to become pregnant soon
- Breastfeeding mothers
How Restylane® can rejuvenate your appearance
If you are looking for a revitalizing facial treatment that will make you look more youthful, then Restylane® is a filler than can help. The hyaluronic acid gel is ideal for smoothing and removing the appearance of wrinkling around the mouth and eyes. Also referred to as hyaluronic acid or HA is a naturally-occurring mucopolysaccharide or carbohydrate polymer found throughout the body with the largest concentration located in the tissues of the skin.
Found in both the epidermal layer and beneath the skin, the production of HA diminishes with age. Therefore, Restylane® can assist in enhancing the fresh-faced look of youth because HA is considered to be a natural moisturizer – a water-friendly and water-binding substance that recaptures the smoothness and volume that are lost over time.
Application of the Restylane ®
The FDA-approved product can be applied, on average, in about 30 minutes. The filler is injected into the dermis or the skin’s middle layer where collagen is produced and where the connective tissues are found. The temporary treatment lasts about six months.
Possible side effects may include tenderness, swelling, redness, and itching. To reduce the chance for bleeding or bruising, patients are directed to avoid blood-thinning medications, aspirin, or vitamin E supplements. After the treatment, patients are advised to avoid touching or rubbing their face. Also, exposure to sunlight or temperature extremes should be avoided.
How Radiesse ® Works
Radiesse® is cosmetic filler that refreshes the facial appearance of patients, adding volume and smoothing. Applied by injection, the facial filler promotes the production of collagen. Long-lasting results are achieved because the injectable substance is made of calcium-based protocells, also called microspheres, which are combined with a watery gel. When Radiesse® is injected, these microspheres are absorbed in the body. As a result, the collagen that is produced creates a more youthful appearance and can last as long as a year.
Because collagen is the substance that provides skin with elasticity and volume, Radiesse® is a choice filler for any woman who wants to enhance her appearance easily and instantly. Given that the substance can automatically smooth wrinkles and restore volume plus stimulate collagen production, it is a popular treatment option for any woman over 40.
Injection of the filler
This FDA-approved facial filler can be injected safely and quickly into the skin in under an hour. Injections are not painful as the filler, when mixed with the local anesthetic lidocaine, causes only a minimal amount of discomfort.
Radiesse® comes in a variety of syringe sizes, so you’ll need to set up a consultation to find out how much product you will need. One syringe is generally all that is required for adding volume and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
After the treatment, patients can experience some swelling, redness, or bruising. However, these side effects typically subside after a couple of days. Infection can occur but only in rare instances.