Our skin becomes less elastic as we get older, and wrinkles start to show. Although facial wrinkles are a normal part of aging, they can lower our self-esteem and confidence.
Fortunately, there are numerous approaches available to increase volume and minimize wrinkles. One popular option that can do both is dermal fillers.
Dermal fillers are injectable treatments that can revive and give your skin a more youthful appearance. In this blog post, we will look into how dermal fillers work and what benefits they have. Let’s get started!
Understanding Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers are a type of injectable filler that is used to restore volume and smooth out facial wrinkles. These fillers include hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body that helps to hydrate and plump the skin.
When injected into the skin, dermal fillers can fill in wrinkles and add volume to areas that have lost elasticity.
How Dermal Fillers Revamp Your skin
Dermal fillers work by injecting a hyaluronic acid-based gel into the skin, filling in wrinkles and restoring volume to areas that have lost elasticity. This gives the skin a plumper, more youthful appearance.
These fillers can also be used to treat a wide range of concerns, including fine lines, wrinkles, and loss of volume. They can be used to add volume to the cheeks, lips, and other areas of the face while treating acne scars as well.
Types of Dermal Fillers
There are various types of dermal fillers available on the market, and each has its unique properties and advantages.
Hyaluronic acid fillers, such as Juvéderm® and Restylane®, are the most popular and widely used. These fillers are made of a substance that is naturally found in the body and can provide natural-looking results.
Another type of filler is made of calcium hydroxylapatite, such as Radiesse®, which can stimulate collagen production and provide longer-lasting results. Polylactic acid fillers, such as Sculptra®, can also stimulate collagen production and provide gradual results over time. Other fillers include PMMA (polymethyl-methacrylate) and autologous fat injections.
Benefits of Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers offer several benefits that make them an attractive option for those looking to revamp their skin. Some of the benefits of dermal fillers include the following:
- Minimally invasive: Dermal fillers are a non-surgical option for rejuvenating your skin. The procedure involves minimal downtime, and most patients can resume their daily activities immediately after the treatment.
- Natural-looking results: Dermal fillers can provide natural-looking results, as they are made of substances that naturally occur in the body.
- Long-lasting: Dermal fillers can last up to 6-12 months, depending on the type of filler used and the area treated.
- Versatile: Dermal fillers can be used to treat a wide range of concerns, including fine lines, wrinkles, and loss of volume.
- Safe: Dermal fillers are FDA-approved and have enjoyed a high safety rating for many years.
Dermal fillers are a safe and effective way to revamp your skin and reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles.
At Robert Andrews Laser and Medical Aesthetics, we offer a variety of dermal filler treatments to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. Our team of experienced professionals will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that meets your needs and delivers natural-looking results.
To schedule a consultation, give us a call at (719) 434-3075 or visit us in Colorado Springs, CO. Let us help you look and feel your best!