Injectable Fillers

What Are Injectable Fillers?

Injectable fillers have the capacity to create a younger looking you while spending only a portion of the cost of a traditional surgical procedure. Most types of fillers will be able to get rid of your creases, skin folds, fine lines and wrinkles in as little as 30 minutes. Results can last from 4-12 months. Injectables will relax the muscle situated under the area with wrinkle thereby greatly reduces its visibility. It can also be used as a ‘volumizer’ that add volume to the sunken cheek, sagging skin and thinning lips.

What are the Types of the Injectable Fillers?

Most Facial Fillers are approved by the FDA; they are commonly used by myriads of a surgeon to assist them in achieving the aesthetic goals of their patients. Each of them is formulated to achieve a specific texture, depth of injection and density. This simply means that some fillers have better efficacy depending on the parts of the face where the fillers are injected.


Non-Surgical Treatment with Facial Fillers

Non-Surgical Eyelid Lift

As we age, one of the most common problems that we have to face is the sagging skin in the eye area and the dropping eyelid. Skincare treatment rarely produces the result that we want, and surgical procedures are expensive and quite painful. Non-surgical eyelid lift is appealing not only to those who don’t want expensive treatments but also to those who have a very sensitive skin. The non-surgical treatment typically utilizes injectable fillers such as Restylane or Juvederm. It has the ability to reverse the aging process and make you look younger. For those people with a sagging skin around the area of their eye, non-surgical eyelid procedure can help you immensely to find an efficient solution to bags, crow’s feet, and remove or reposition the fat in the underlying tissue of the delicate skin surrounding the eye.

The dropping of the skin around the eye is one of the contributing factors to the dark circle and the hollowness in your eye. It can also be a genetic factor and can manifest at a younger age. The fats can also contribute to the bags around the eye that can surely make us look stressed. If you want to resolve these issues, you can opt for a dermal filler with Restylane or fats that work best against crow’s feet.

Face Volumizers with Facial Fillers

The idea of a true beauty may have changed as time passes by and depending on the culture but there are things that remain the same. In general terms, they look at the volume of the upper region of the face, the cheekbone that narrows down on the middle area that shrinks with the chin and a distinct jaw line which creates a youthful face. Unfortunately, as we age we are faced with common skin problems such as skin laxity, wrinkles, volume shifting and volume loss; the solution to this problem is adding volume.

The crease found in our skin are often caused by the muscles in our face, with the help of a muscle inhibiting substance such as Dysport or Botox, we will be able to diminish the visibility of these creases. Sculptura can stimulate the production of the collagen that is responsible for the tightness and elasticity of our skin. It will take up to 3 sessions before you start to see some changes. It will be divided into months of treatment to allow for the production of collagen. After every treatment, the patient should refrain from doing workouts during the first hours to avoid the spike in blood pressure and heart rate. The patient should also avoid herbal supplements, anti-inflammatory medication and Vitamin E.

Jaw Augmentation

Chin Augmentation or Jaw Enhancement is a procedure growing in popularity in the science of beauty. Originally, implants were used to enhance the prominence of the jaw line, today, injectable fillers are quickly becoming the more desirable choice when it comes to jaw augmentation. With this method, there is little risk and the associated downtime is minimal.

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

In case you have small irregularities and malformation in your nose, using dermal fillers can immensely help. In the event that you have a hump, face filler can be injected into the area to reshape your nose. Any depression can also use injectable fillers to create a straight appearance. In only a few moments, the appearance of your nose will be significantly improved.

How do Dermal Fillers Work?

Regardless if you choose a synthetic or a natural product, face fillers will add plumpness in the area where the skin has certain depressions, wrinkles or creases. For a temporary solution, the result may last for up to 2 years contingent upon the absorption rate of the body. Dermal fillers are different from the Botox procedure. The Botox Procedure is injected into the crow’s feet and on the forehead. The aim of Botox is to prevent the muscle from moving to control the formation of wrinkles.

What is the Best Dermal Filler?

Regardless of any information that you gathered, it is quite difficult to tell which type of face filler is the best. All of them come with risks even if they are rare. What remains to be the most important factor in determining which fillers are the best for you ultimately is the doctors methodology; their level of expertise, training, skill, knowledge, risk tolerance and of course your particular needs. You need to be aware that many dermal fillers that have been endorsed by the experts currently are discontinued for various reasons.

When Do You Need Dermal Fillers?

When you want to eliminate the signs of premature aging and the topical product will not give you the result that you want then it is probably time for you to get filler. Gravity, sun damage, fat loss, and muscle movement, age and collagen and elastin depletion can make your skin looks aged and cosmetic regardless of how good they are simply cannot reverse your condition. Dermal Fillers have the ability to remove fine lines and wrinkles and give a youthful-looking appearance, which is impossible to achieve with a skin care product alone. In case you are planning to undergo a dermal filler injection, you need to consult your doctor.

Schedule a Consultation Today

Remember, like any aesthetic procedure, your skin will still require the help of an effective skin care product that will protect you against UV rays, pollution and free radicals after having injectable fillers. Interested to know more about Injectable Fillers? Wondering if you are an ideal candidate for the procedure? Schedule your consultation today! Call Dr. Sheffield at our Santa Barbara office (805) 318-3280


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