What are Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers are are made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body. Our hyaluronic acid naturally declines as we age, dermal fillers attract moisture to the treated areas filling out lines and restoring volume to your skin.
Whats the difference between Botox and Filler?
Botox prevents muscles from moving therefore reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Fillers add volume to lift and smooth the face.
How long will my filler last?
Depends where the filler is placed, your own metabolism & structure of the filler used. Typically, patients get another treatment between 6-12 months after the initial treatment.
Whats the process look like for fillers?
Simple! The area is cleaned, topical anesthetic is applied then removed. Then injections are delivered, fillers have additional local anesthesia for numbing making the process more comfortable.
Are injectables painful?
The needles used for Botox are very small - most feel minimal discomfort. For dermal fillers topical anesthetic is applied and there is local anesthesia in the filler making the process as comfortable as possible.
Who cannot be treated with dermal fillers?
If you're pregnant or breastfeeding. If you are immune compromised or have a history of cancer. Or those with an allergy to bees.