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What You Should Know About Dermal Fillers

Do you want to turn back the years? Dermal fillers can give you a more youthful look. Fillers can erase wrinkles, treat acne scars, plump thin lips, volumize cheeks, enhance shallow contours, and improve the appearance of scars. Facial plastic surgeon Dr. Dennis Reiter at Visione 360, Eye & Cosmetic Institute, which is located in El Paso, TX, offers a variety of fillers to meet patient's needs.

Dermal Fillers Overview

Dermal fillers are gel-like substances that are injected into the skin. Some dermal fillers are natural and some are synthetic. Dermal fillers can enhance facial contours, smooth fine lines, soften creases, and restore lost volume in the cheeks. Dermal fillers are also used to treat acne scars, plump thin lips, and decrease or remove the shadow of the lower lids. Dermal fillers are a cost-effective way to look younger without surgery or downtime.

Dermal Filler Treatment

Before the treatment, you will be given a topical anesthetic to numb the area prior to injection. Your facial plastic surgeon will then inject a precise amount of filler strategically underneath the skin. A treatment session takes about 15 minutes. Some dermal fillers are done in repeat sessions a few weeks apart. Some patients experience mild swelling and bruising, but these side effects are temporary and will subside over the days following treatment. 

Longevity of Dermal Fillers

How long the effects of filler treatment will last depends on the patient, product, and the area of treatment, and the patient. Generally speaking, the denser the product is and the more deeply it is injected, the longer the effects will last. The effects of Hyaluronic Acid fillers will typically last from 6 to 18 months. 

Pre-Treatment Consultation

During your consultation, your facial plastic surgeon will evaluate your areas of concern and review your medical history. Your surgeon will explain your course of treatment, the type of filler recommended in your case, what you can expect from the outcome, and the longevity of the result. 

Turn back the clock on aging today. Say yes to dermal fillers! Call Visione 360, Eye & Cosmetic Institute in El Paso, TX at 915-532-3937 today to schedule a consultation. With dermal filler treatments, you will look as wonderful as you feel.

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