Are you a candidate for Juvéderm Ultra™ dermal filler?

derm fillers - Charlotte, NC

Are you hoping to rejuvenate their facial features with injectable fillers instead of with surgery or some other extensive procedure? Visit your Ballantyne area dermatologist to determine if you are a candidate for JUVÉDERM ULTRA™, a dermal filler designed to restore volume to depleted and wrinkled areas of the face. Patients who are candidates for dermal fillers typically achieve graceful and natural-looking results that can last for months, and that can be safely repeated when necessary. The process effectively diminishes the presence of lines, and wrinkles, while restoring a patient’s natural radiance. Explaining Juvéderm™ injections JUVÉDERM® is a dermal filler gel that uses hyaluronic acid as its main ingredient. It temporarily adds volume to facial tissue, creating a smoother appearance to the face. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC is the first and only FDA approved filler that instantly adds volume to the cheek area. Juvéderm™ injectable gel is available in three formulations, allowing your dermatologist provide treatment based upon your unique individual needs. JUVÉDERM™ can be administered singularly, or in combination with other dermal fillers. Patients are naturally concerned about pain, and injections may cause some discomfort during and after the procedure. However, the smooth consistency of the Juvéderm™ gel allows your…

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Take a pass on parties for dermal fillers

Fillers - Charlotte, NC

Dermal filler and facial parties As we age, our skin loses its youthful fullness and dermal fillers can help to restore some of that lost fullness to the face, lips, and hands. This is the time of year that many people are invited to “Facial rejuvenation parties by Facebook friends through cosmetic companies. The idea revolves around someone hosting a gathering in their home where attendees can receive several treatment options, everything from botulinum toxin injections to various dermal fillers. They seek to take advantage of our natural desire to keep youthful and vibrant skin. There is nothing wrong with keeping your skin looking its best, and fillers are popular for good reasons. Dermal fillers are also an excellent option for patients that want or need to return to everyday activities immediately after injection of fillers. If dermal fillers are right for you However, if you decide that fillers are right for you, it is important to understand that injecting a filler is a medical procedure. Choosing the right professional for the job is always important. For example, if you hire a company to completely tear out and rebuild your kitchen, you want the professionals with the most experience and…

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Are dermal fillers the right choice for you?

Fillers - Charlotte, NC

The need for derm fillers If you are looking for a way to restore your youthful looks without going through surgical procedures, dermal fillers may be the solution for you. If we look at our youthful photos from childhood, it is easy to recognize that cherub-like qualities of our childhood face. Even as we grew to adulthood in our twenties and thirties, a natural volume of facial fat that left our face smooth and healthy looking, characterized most people’s face. Many of us have adopted healthy habits that actually make us healthier today than we were in our twenties and thirties. However, the natural process of aging can leave us with sagging skin, wrinkles, and sunken hollows in the face. As we get older, it is completely normal to lose volume in many areas of the face. The areas that are most likely to lose volume include the cheeks, the brow, the lips, and around the eyes. As our cheeks lose volume, they either sag or descend from their usual high position in the face. This leads to the formation of the folds from the corners of the nose to the mouth, and even jowls. We also can lose volume…

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The need for facial fillers

Fillers - Charlotte NC

Aging skin Soft tissue fillers can help achieve a younger, more rested appearance by restoring facial volume that is lost during aging. Much of what we notice when it comes aging skin is related to the loss of collagen in our skin. Many people think of aging skin as a problem that begins in our forties or fifties. In actuality, the loss of collagen begins sometime in our twenties. Therefore, when we look our aging skin in the mirror, we are actually looking at two or three decades of wear and tear. This is why it is so important that we pay attention to limiting our skin exposure to sunlight, and staying properly hydrated. The role of collagen If you were to look at a cross-section of your skin, you would see that it is comprised of primarily three layers. The middle layer contains collagen, which gives structure to the skin and helps it to retain its youthful elasticity and moisture. As we age, collagen is lost, and as time goes by it becomes harder for our body to produce collagen. Quite naturally, once the elasticity and moisture is gone, our skin begins to wrinkle, forming characteristic features such as…

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Fillers – Juvederm Voluma and Ultra Plus

Fillers - Juvederm Voluma and Ultra Plus

                          Procedures Performed Fillers – Juvederm Voluma and Ultra Plus Gender: Female 144 Rating: 9 out of 10 (from 82 votes)