The facial skin over time also loses collagen and elasticity. As we age, we also naturally lose subcutaneous fat which appears as a loss of facial volume in our face. The facial muscles are then working closer to the skin surface, so smile lines and crow's feet become more apparent. Other factors that affect the facial skin include sun exposure, heredity and lifestyle.
Dermal Fillers help to diminish facial lines and restore volume and fullness in the face. Dermal fillers do not affect the muscles so facial expressions are preserved but add a softness to shadowing, lines and wrinkles.
Dermal fillers can be very helpful in those with early signs of aging, or as a value-added part of facial rejuvenation surgery.
Hyaluronic Acid fillers are safe and effective fillers that can be used in the majority of areas on the face, hands and body. These fillers include Juvederm Ultra and Ultra Plus, Voluma, Vollure, Volbella, Restylane, Restylane Lyft and Restylane Silk.
Appointments are usually 30-60 minutes and results can be immediate.
It depends on the type of filler but usually range from 6 months to 2 years.
You may experience temporary redness, swelling and bruising to the site of injections that can last a few days to a week.