The effectiveness of dermal fillers is undeniable. These remarkable products have become a mainstay in many people’s skin care routines. Many men and women are having injections to appear more youthful and vigorous. Fillers offer results that can sometimes rival surgical procedures, while being far less expensive and requiring no downtime.
What Are Dermal Fillers?
A dermal filler is an injectable substance that is contained within a gel that flows smoothly under your skin for the correction of lines and wrinkles. Some popular ingredients in fillers are hyaluronic acid, polylactic acid, and calcium hydroxylapatite. No matter what they contain, all fillers work in the same basic way: They minimize wrinkles by enhancing facial skin volume.
Juvederm® dermal fillers have become extremely popular in recent years among those who want to turn back the clock on aging facial skin. The product consists of hyaluronic acid and lidocaine suspended within a gel that is injected into the treatment area. Once injected, the hyaluronic acid goes to work to begin attracting moisture into skin cells affected by wrinkles. This has an immediate plumping and volumizing effect. The lidocaine is included to ensure patient comfort during the treatment process.
Restylane® is similar to Juvederm® in the sense that they both contain hyaluronic acid as the active ingredient. Restylane® works wonders for lip enhancement, and it’s one of the only products approved by the FDA for this treatment. The results from Restylane® injections typically last up to nine months, after which time you will need to return for touch up injections. A personalized treatment plan can be discussed at your consultation.
Radiesse® is somewhat different than other types of fillers in that it consists of calcium hydroxylapatite microspheres. This substance is mixed within a natural gel. Calcium is a mineral found in your bones and teeth, which allows it to be naturally absorbed by your body in time.
Patients who undergo Radiesse® injections normally have results lasting anywhere from six to twelve months. Like all dermal fillers, Radiesse® will eventually be absorbed and metabolized by your body. This is the time when you will require follow-ups to maintain your results.
Your Dermal Fillers Consultation
To receive more information about how dermal fillers can turn back the clock on your aging skin, or prevent the early development of wrinkles, feel free to reach out to the educated staff at My Choice Spa & Wellness Lounge in DeSoto, TX. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!