Over time, age-related bone loss in the face will lead to undesired effects, such as jawline retraction, nasal drop and high cheekbone loss. The skin expands and loses elasticity, leading to wrinkles, loose skin, and other common signs of aging.
Dermal fillers help smooth wrinkle lines and replenish lost volume, improving signs of aging and restoring the skin to a more youthful appearance.
What are Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers are gel-like substances injected under the skin. They can be used to soften undereye circles, raise cheekbone appearance , volumize lips, smooth lines around the nose and mouth, and plump up hollowed temples.
A variety of different materials can be used as dermal fillers to achieve your desired results.
Hyaluronic acid is the most common compound used. It is naturally found in our skin and plays a major role in keeping the skin hydrated and volumized. It has a natural appearance and its effects can be reversed if desired. Hyaluronic acid fillers are best used with recurring treatments every six months to two years.
Choosing the right dermal filler requires guidance from a qualified, experienced practitioner who has a detailed understanding of facial anatomy and familiarity with the range of available fillers and their respective attributes.
In order to achieve the best result, a your provider must carefully examine your areas of concern, consider what you hope to achieve from the procedure, and discuss what to expect before, during and after the treatment.
Dermal Fillers Benefits
- Shaping your face – Dermal fillers can be used to contour to your face to change the form and structure of the subcutaneous tissue. This is important because as your skin loses elasticity with age and begins to sag, some of your most desirable features may be lost. Using dermal filler can reintroduce, create or elevate these features.
- Reducing the presence of lines and wrinkles – Wrinkling of the skin is one of the most common side effects of aging. With time, collagen breakdown leads to diminished subcutaneous fullness and decreasing skin elasticity Dermal fillers can effectively replace hydration and collagen in these areas by filling in lines and hollows created by folded skin.
- Natural appearance – Dermal fillers applied by experienced practitioners should look natural and subtle. The injector should evaluate facial proportions and symmetry and take into consideration your desired outcome. Expert technique is needed to ensure that the filler is injected properly, in order to maximize both safety and aesthetic result.
- Short recovery time – Since injection of dermal filler is a non-surgical procedure, treatment can be performed quickly in the middle of your busy day. You can get back to your routine right after treatment.