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In today’s cosmetically oriented world, facial fillers, or dermal fillers, are a critical part of maintaining one’s appearance. They provide immediate results with no downtime, and they can often be delivered in less than an hour. At Samra Plastic Surgery‘s Jeunesse Medical Spa, our use of fillers is delicate, never seeking to make our patients look like different people. Rather, we use fillers to enhance their natural beauty and bring out the very best qualities of their face.
Why facial fillers?
At Samra Plastic Surgery‘s Jeunesse Medical Spa, we use facial fillers—also called dermal fillers—for two primary purposes: cosmetic enhancement and age management. Here are some before and after examples:
Dermal fillers for cosmetic enhancement is done when a patient wishes to enhance or add to some aspect of their facial appearance. As an example, perhaps a patient has cheekbones he or she feels are lacking in volume. By using the facial filler Juvéderm, our board certified surgeons can create the perfect apples in the cheeks while simultaneously lifting the skin. This not only creates heightened cheekbones, it also smoothes the surrounding skin for a more refreshed appearance.
Facial fillers for age management is more concerned with wrinkles and specific volume loss. As we get older, the collagen in our skin starts to break down. This breakdown contributes to wrinkles, fine lines, hollowed cheeks and sagging jowls. In order to treat these conditions, facial fillers are used to simply restore one’s youthful appearance. Years of training and experience, our surgeons now how volume loss affects each aspect of the face. This gives them the knowledge necessary to apply dermal fillers to restore youth without drastically altering your appearance.
At Samra Plastic Surgery‘s Jeunesse Medical Spa, we use facial fillers to correct the following cosmetic issues:
- Crow’s feet
- Loss of volume in the cheeks
- Sagging jowls
- Lack of definition in the jawline
- Nasolabial folds (smile lines)
- Thin lips
- Bags under the eyes
- Vertical lines on the upper lip, also known as smoker’s lines
- Fine lines and wrinkles throughout the face
Different facial fillers for different areas
There are many different types of facial fillers, and each one specializes in treating a different parts of the face. They can also behave differently. This means different facial and dermal fillers will produce different results when applied to the same area of the face. Our board certified plastic surgeons have a complete understanding of how each filler interacts with the body, allowing them to apply them in the proper areas. During your initial consultation for dermal fillers our plastic surgeons will go over these different types and ensure you understand exactly what will be done.
Juvederm Ultra Plus XC
A hyaluronic acid used to temporarily ease wrinkles as a filler. It can also be used for lip enhancement. Juvederm Ultra Plus XC can last for 6 months or longer.
Radiesse is a calcium based filler for nasal labial folds and cheek enhancement. It is long lasting, typically 12 months or more.
After years of squinting, laughing, frowning and worrying, the skin around the eyes and on the forehead often develops expression lines and wrinkles that may make you look older, tired, or stressed. Now, by utilizing an already approved muscle-relaxing agent, expression lines can be significantly and safely reduced.
Similar to Botox, DYSPORT® is a prescription injection for temporary improvement in the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (Glabellar lines and Crows Feet).
Restylane and NEW Restylane Silk
Restylane Silk is the newest addition to the well-known Restylane family of dermal fillers by Galderma. Restylane was created to treat various fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth and nose in addition to lip enhancement to create fuller lips.
Restylane and Restylane Silk are both made from hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in the body that holds moisture in the skin, adding youthful volume. While the traditional Restylane has been successfully used for lip augmentation for several years now, Restylane Silk is specifically formulated to create a better lip enhancement effect with improved results.
Restylane®, Restylane-L®, and Restylane® Silk are the first and only FDA-approved products for lip enhancement in patients over 21 years. And that’s great news—because who doesn’t want beautiful lips?
Sculptra, a new facial injectable treatment for correction of shallow or deep “laugh lines” and other facial wrinkles gives subtle results over time by replacing lost collagen. With an average of three treatments, this new anti-aging product can last up to two years.
Rid that double-chin forever. Affordable, FDA-approved Kybella®, non-surgically destroys fat cells under the chin, permanently, using Deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule in the body. Once destroyed, these cells can no longer store or accumulate fat. Most patients achieve desired results with 2-4 Kybella treatments.