If areas of your face are sagging, wrinkled, or lack the volume you desire, dermal fillers may be the solution. At Kamala Aesthetics in Fairfax and Vienna, Virginia, Dr. Jyothi Gadde and the aesthetics team administer fillers, such as Voluma®, Juvéderm®, and Restylane®, to boost volume in areas of your face that bother you. Call today to learn more about dermal fillers or book an appointment online.
Dermal fillers are injections that restore volume and fullness in your face, and reduce the appearance of facial lines. During the aging process, your face naturally loses some subcutaneous fat, causing crow’s feet and smile lines to be more obvious.
Skin also stretches with age, which adds to loss of facial volume. Improvements in the appearance of your face after dermal fillers include:
If you experience early signs of aging, fillers are a great choice to restore your youthful appearance.
Dermal fillers may contain hyaluronic acid, deoxycholic acid, polylactic acid, or calcium hydroxylapatite. Common fillers the team at Kamala Aesthetics use are:
Restylane is made of hyaluronic acid, which is a natural substance found in the human body that keeps the skin plump and hydrated. Restylane softens and smooths skin folds and lines near your nose and lips, smoothes chin wrinkles, lifts and enhances cheeks, and smoothes areas under your eyes.
Juvéderm products are also made with hyaluronic acid to keep your skin plump and hydrated. Examples of Juvéderm products include Voluma®, Volbella®, Vollure®, and Juvéderm XC®.
Juvéderm softens and smoothes folds and lines near your nose and lips, plumps lips, smoothes chin wrinkles, fills acne scars, and smoothes areas under your eyes. Voluma lifts and enhances the cheeks, Volbella smooths vertical lip lines and plumps lips, and Vollure softens skin folds.
When you come in for a dermal filler procedure at Kamala Aesthetics, a member of the team applies numbing cream or a cooling device to the injection site and administers the filler using a very fine needle.
The procedure itself is relatively painless and takes about 20-40 minutes depending on the treatment area. Result are usually immediate with the exception of lip treatments that can take time to see full results. To maximize results, you may require additional dermal filler injections about twice a year, as the effects of fillers usually last six to eight months.
Within one to seven days after the procedure, you may experience (at the injection site):
Try not to touch the treated area for several hours after receiving fillers. You can apply ice to relieve symptoms as needed. Avoid heavy exercise for 24 hours and minimize sun exposure. You may notice improvements in just one or two days.
When you’re ready for a more rejuvenated, youthful appearance to gain the confidence you desire, call Kamala Aesthetics or book an appointment online today.