Dermal Fillers or Injectable Fillers are used to plump up wrinkles or creases that develop as the face ages. Fillers produce smoother, more youthful appearing skin. Fillers can also be used to add fullness to the lips and cheeks. The results may be temporary and, depending on the filler used, may need to be repeated every 3 months to 2 years.
Premier Aesthetic and Laser Centre offers several facial injection techniques for patients who wish to reduce the appearance of fine lines and/or to enhance their lips. Fine lines around the nose, mouth, lips, and in the cheeks and chin are gently smoothed with Radiesse® or Juvederm® Injectable Gel, both of which typically last about 6 months.
Dermal Fillers – Injectable Fillers
The physicians at Premier Aesthetic and Laser Centre have experience with a wide range of dermal filler products, including Juvederm, and Radiesse™. Facial fillers add volume to plump up the lines in your face and smooth out wrinkles by restoring lost volume. Fillers also can be used to add fullness to the lips and cheeks. Fillers work differently than BOTOX® Cosmetic, because rather than relaxing the muscles like BOTOX, the fillers actually increase volume beneath the skin. As a result, you will be able to see the effects of facial fillers almost immediately. The facial injection techniques will vary depending upon your specific needs. Injectable products can be used in conjunction with other medical spa services like Chemical Peels, MicroLaser Peels, Profractional Laser, and SkinTyte.
Radiesse and Juvederm are similar products made by different manufacturers. There are subtle distinctions between the two that will affect which product our physicians believe is the better choice for each individual. These fillers are primarily used to smooth the lines between the nose and the corners of the mouth (the "nasolabial folds"), which are sometimes called "parentheses." Fillers can be used to create fuller lips and minimize the tiny lines over the mouth which can cause lipstick bleed.