Dermal fillers are substances with a gel-like consistency that are injected beneath the skin to add volume. They are commonly used to enhance features such as the lips or cheeks and to diminish the appearance of lines, wrinkles, and folds. It’s no surprise that dermal fillers are a popular choice for achieving youthful and plump looking skin.
Enhancing Your Appearance with Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers are an excellent way to rejuvenate your look without surgery or downtime. They are incredibly versatile and can be used to address various cosmetic imperfections, including:
- Lines around the nose and mouth (parentheses or marionette lines)
- Hollow temples
- Sunken or flat cheeks
- Vertical lip lines (smoker’s lines)
- Thin lips
- Facial asymmetry
- Dark circles under the eyes and prominent tear troughs
- Neck lines and poor jawline definition
Fillers can also be used on the body with great results. A skilled injector like Dr. Shaun Patel is able to administer fillers to the hands for a smoother look and to the body for the purpose of non-surgical skin tightening and augmentation.
How Long Do Injectable Fillers Last?
The results of your dermal filler treatment can last anywhere from a few months to upwards of two years. It depends on the type of filler you receive and the location of the injections.
Hyaluronic acid fillers, like Juvéderm, are generally the most temporary choice. Meanwhile, bio-stimulatory fillers, meaning fillers that stimulate collagen production, can last 24 months or more. Sculptra® is a well-known bio-stimulatory filler.
Fillers tend to last longer in areas with less movement. For that reason, filler results may last slightly longer on the body than on the face. Dr. Patel will explain what you can personally expect from your filler treatment.
Schedule Your Filler Appointment in Miami
Dr. Shaun Patel is a highly trained injector who has been recognized as a Platinum Level provider by Allergan and a Presidential Level injector by Galderma. These companies manufacture most fillers available today.
Call 786-618-5039 to schedule a consultation or treatment session with Dr. Patel. Miami Skin & Vein serves Miami, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and nearby areas of Florida.