Dermal fillers are injected into soft tissue of the skin, by a medical professional, to cosmetically improve the appearance of wrinkles and lines, restoring a smoother appearance and adding volume. Most of these fillers are temporary because they are eventually absorbed by the body. The effects can last from about six months to a few years depending on the type of filler.
Our fillers are FDA-approved as medical devices and can be used for the following:
• filling in wrinkles, fine lines and deep creases
• improving other imperfections like scars
• filling out thin or wrinkled lips
• plumping up cheeks
• contouring the jaw line and other areas of the face
Please make an appointment for a free consultation so we can see which filler or injectable product combination may be right for you.
Generally speaking, dermal fillers can be grouped based on how long they are expected to last. Our shorter duration fillers are composed of naturally occurring Hyaluronic Acid (HA) formulations while longer term fillers have synthetic components as well.
Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Fillers
Hyaluronic Acid as is a naturally occurring substance found in your skin, keeping it plump and hydrated. HA fillers are typically soft and gel-like. The results typically lasting six to twelve months depending on the formulation and the area injected, before the body gradually and naturally absorbs the particles.
These products include:
• Belotero Balance
• The Juvéderm family of products: Juvéderm XC, VOLUMA, VOLBELLA, VOLLURE
• Restylane products: Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Refyne, and Restylane Defyne
BELOTERO is an injectable dermal filler with a Hyaluronic Acid (HA) base which helps to plump up your skin and make it appear smoother. Belotero was originally approved by the FDA in 2011 to fill in moderate to severe nasolabial folds, also called laugh lines. BELOTERO BALANCE is made by Merz Aesthetics.
JUVÉDERM® is an FDA-approved family of injectable fillers used for a variety of reasons such as lifting the cheeks, smoothing lines around the mouth, and plumping the lips.
JUVÉDERM VOLLURE™ XC with LidocaineVollure_Product_Box is the latest addition to the Juvéderm family of dermal fillers is designed to smooth deep wrinkles, as well as gently restore natural-looking contours in the lower face. Over time, the cheeks, chin and jawline area can be impacted by the natural aging process including a loss of volume or definition, and the appearance of deep nasolabial folds. This hyaluronic acid-based filler provides a versatile treatment option for patients who are looking for a discreet, natural look with minimal swelling and long-lasting result.
JUVÉDERM™ VOLBELLA® is specifically designed to gently restore natural-looking lip volume and lip contours. It is is the only facial filler clinically proven to last up to twelve months in the lips with a single treatment.
JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC adds more fullness and plumps thin lips, whether your lips have thinned over time or you simply want fuller lips.
JUVÉDERM® XC is a nonsurgical filler we use to instantly smooth away the deeper lines along the sides of your nose and mouth. Over time, your skin loses elasticity and moisture, which contributes to moderate to severe parentheses lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth. While serums and creams can help moisturize the skin’s surface, JUVÉDERM XC adds volume to smooth these lines and folds, to help give you the natural-looking, long-lasting results you want. It is a gel is for injection into areas of facial tissue where moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds occur. With optimal treatment, results can last up to one year. It’s the number one selling filler in the United States.
JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is the first and only FDA-approved injectable gel to instantly add volume to your cheek area. As you age, it’s not just about lines and wrinkles; your cheeks can also lose volume, and the skin may sag. This is caused by a natural loss of volume in the cheek area or what the experts call age-related midface volume loss. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC is designed to add volume beneath the skin’s surface to lift and contour the cheek area. It’s the nonsurgical filler your doctor uses to help restore a more youthful profile for up to two years with optimal treatment.
Restylane® can be used to add volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds). Restylane may also be used for lip enhancement in patients over 21 years.
Restylane Silk is the first FDA-approved product specifically designed for lip enhancement and the smoothing of wrinkles around the mouth in patients 21 years of age and older.
Restylane Lyft is the first and only FDA-approved filler indicated to provide lift to cheeks and add volume to correct and smooth smile lines (nasolabial folds).
Restylane Refyne is a next-generation hyaluronic acid dermal filler designed to help support your skin while keeping you looking like you. New Restylane Refyne is designed to help soften laugh lines (nasolabial folds and marionette lines). This can help you restore a more natural look to your face while maintaining your facial expressions.
Restylane Defyne is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler that is able to help restore a more youthful, natural-looking appearance, while helping you maintain your natural expressions. Invest in yourself with real-life results that help maintain natural movement to help keep you looking like you. New Restylane® Defyne helps smooth out deep laugh lines (nasolabial folds and marionette lines).
Longer Lasting Dermal Fillers
Some of the newer fillers on the market are longer lasting, and though the are more expensive, in the long run they can be more cost effective, as well as having the obvious benefit of less office visits and less injections over all.
These products include:
• Sculptra® Aesthetic
Bellafill® is approved for the correction of facial wrinkles known as nasolabial folds, or smile lines, and the correction of moderate to severe, atrophic, distensible facial acne scars on the cheek in patients over the age of 21 years. It is also the only dermal filler to be FDA-approved as safe and effective for the correction of nasolabial folds through five years.
Radiesse is a unique dermal filler used to treat smile lines and nasolabial folds. To treat such facial creases, a two-pronged approach is utilized: The filler creates immediate improvement by boosting volume under the skin, and then helps your skin in the long term by stimulating collagen production in the treatment area. Radiesse is also proven to immediately restore volume loss in the back of hands for smooth, natural-looking results.
Sculptra Aesthetic is one of the longest-lasting “dermal fillers” available. Since Sculptra does not cause an immediate fill, it is better to consider it a stimulatory injection. Its active ingredient is L-poly-lactic acid, which is essentially a sugar molecule, that is a biocompatible, biodegradable synthetic material that has been used by physicians for decades. Sculptra® Aesthetic gradually replaces lost collagen, and is suitable for deep folds between the nose and the mouth (nasolabial folds) also called smile lines, the lines framing your mouth (marionette lines) and chin wrinkles.