What is Dermal Filler?
Dermal fillers add fullness to the face in areas such as thinned lips, cheeks, smile lines, marionette lines, and other areas of the face.
What Type of Filler is Used?
The filler used at the office are a non-animal source stabilized hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid exists naturally in all living organisms. The highest concentration is in the skin with its primary function to provide volume and pliability to the skin and aid in cell growth. Most commonly used brands at the office are Juvederm and Restylane.
Does it Hurt?
Ice application, topical cream, and local anesthesia is used to help avoid any discomfort.
How Long Does it Last?
The fillers used at the office last about six to twelve months.