Dermal fillers are one of the most popular treatments in SKIN CLUB – Cosmetic Doctors that fend off signs of aging. In addition to wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin and lost volume, factors like genetics, smoking, too much sun exposure, lifestyle, habitual facial expressions and even sleeping in the same position for years attributes to fasten the aging process. Dermal fillers do wonders by replacing the volume lost in the skin caused by the depletion of collagen over time.
Here are some facts to get you all-knowing about dermal fillers.
1.Dermal Fillers are Used in Treating Many Areas
Dermal fillers smooth out and plump up the skin around the mouth, nose, eyes, forehead, and even for acne scars. It creates volume to give shape and definition to the cheeks, chins, temples, jawlines, and thin lips. It can also restore a youthful appearance to the hands, neck, and ears.
2.Dermal Fillers are Made up of Natural or Synthetic Substances
Nowadays, most dermal fillers are made up of natural substances such as hyaluronic acid (HA). HA is naturally produced by our body to keep skin plump and youthful-looking. Thus, HA dermal fillers are safer and more natural-looking for a wider range of people.
Synthetic dermal fillers, or the semi-permanent fillers, are not absorbed by the body and are considered more likely to have side effects.
3.The Right Amount of Dermal Fillers
A highly trained and experienced cosmetic doctor can determine exactly the right amount to give you a naturally enhanced look. Dr. Sharma based it on various factors such as the patient’s skin condition and desired results.
4.Dermal Fillers Restore Collagen Production.
According to research, dermal fillers may restore the body’s natural collagen production. This means that over time you may need less amount of the product to retain the same look.
5.Dermal Fillers Has Fewer Side Effects
Minor side effects of dermal fillers are redness, swelling, and bruising. To avoid major risks and complications, patients need to go to properly trained, licensed medical professionals only. Trained professionals will ensure that they’re injected correctly, to avoid over-botched procedures and infections.
6.Dermal Fillers are Temporary
Dermal fillers with natural substances are absorbed by the body over time. However, results can be long-lasting because they induce new collagen production. The dermal filler effects last up to 12-18 months. (Dermal fillers before and after photo)
Local anesthetic creams are available at SKIN CLUB – Cosmetic Doctors to ease discomfort during the treatment. Find out more about dermal fillers and watch this video about dermal fillers cheeks treatment starring expert in dermal fillers, Dr. Sharma. (Video of dermal fillers to Enhance Cheeks)