Have you looked in the mirror lately and noticed that you have fine lines and wrinkles in new places? You may be noticing that your lips are looking thinner or your cheeks appear hollow. While these are merely signs of the aging process going on beneath your skin, they are no cause for great alarm in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area if you know about dermal fillers.
Dermal fillers are temporary substances that are injected beneath the skin to fill in lines and wrinkles. Numerous kinds of fillers work in a variety of ways. Some plump up the skin with a gel-like substance while others draw moisture back into the tissues using hyaluronic acid. While fillers do not stop or reverse the aging process, they can turn back the hands of time by smoothing and filling out the face to create a more youthful appearance. All dermal fillers are temporary, meaning that they are absorbed into the body and will need to be regularly replaced to maintain the best results.
They are Fast
Dermal fillers only take minutes to administer. In fact, most people are in and out of our office in just minutes. Results are nearly instantaneous, and most people can see visible results before they ever step out of the door. Most fillers last at least six months with some lasting as long as two years.
They are Non-Surgical
Dermal fillers are seen as superior to more invasive techniques, such as facelifts, when used for mild lines and wrinkles. This is because there is no need for anesthesia or invasive methods. Instead, the filler is simply injected. Some fillers come with a local anesthetic; others may require a topical anesthetic to be applied first for the least amount of discomfort.
They Restore a Youthful Look
Dermal fillers in Fort Lauderdale, FL increase volume throughout the face. As one ages, fatty deposits tend to slip down the face, leaving the forehead and cheeks thin and hollow. Fillers can restore the desired youthful look.
They Have Only Mild Risks
Dermal fillers have far fewer risks than invasive anti-aging treatments, such as facelifts, do. Of course, every filler may produce some type of mild, temporary side effect; however, it is minimal and will fade within hours.
There are Many Options
Juvederm®, Restylane® and Perlane® are just a few of the many options available in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area. Each brand has types of fillers based on where it is to be used and on the desired results.
Keep in mind that dermal fillers cannot solve every problem. However, they produce fabulous results for many issues, such as thin lips, hollowed cheeks, nasolabial folds and marionette lines. Discover how dermal filler treatments at Dermatology Consultants of South Florida can improve your look while infusing your appearance with youthfulness. Contact us today to schedule a consultation at our office in Coral Springs or Sunrise!