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Natural-looking results for fuller cheeks, smoother skin, plumper lips
As we age, collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid in the skin begin to degrade. We also begin to lose subcutaneous fat while experiencing bone resorption. These are the foundations for youthful-looking skin.
Aging skin starts to stretch while other factors, such as, sun exposure, heredity and lifestyle begin to take a toll causing volume loss and wrinkles resulting in a tired and no longer youthful appearance.
Dermal fillers are a non-surgical injectable treatment option available at Coastal Skin Solutions used to address the signs of aging for refreshed, more youthful-looking skin. Some benefits include the softening of fine lines and diminishing and smoothing-out of wrinkles. Fillers are often used to replace soft tissue volume loss by adding fullness and contouring and can even be used to plump the upper and lower lips. Fillers are also widely used to improve the look of recessed scars.
Common treatment areas include cheeks, under eyes, lips, chin, nasolabial folds (creases that extend from the corner of your nose to the corner of your mouth), jawline, marionette lines, and even the hands.
Most Dermal Fillers (with the exception of Radiesse®) are made of Hyaluronic Acid (HA) – the natural filler substance in your body. HA gives the skin a plump, hydrated look and replenishes the body’s natural hyaluronic acid. Radiesse® is a calcium-based filler that is not metabolized in the body as quickly as HA, so it has been demonstrated to last longer.
Coastal Skin Solutions offers a complete selection of FDA-approved Dermal Fillers from the top portfolios in the aesthetic industry to fill, plump and soften, augment and contour the face.
Why THE JUVÉDERM® PORTFOLIO?
The JUVÉDERM® Collection of Fillers is designed to temporarily correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds with a selection of fillers designed to either volumize cheeks, smooth parentheses lines, smooth vertical lip lines, or plump the lip with subtle and long-lasting results.
Juvederm Volbella® Adds subtle volume to lips and softens the appearance of vertical lip lines.
Juvederm Ultra® Adds fullness and plumps lips as well as smooths and corrects moderate to severe parentheses lines in adults.
Why THE RESTYLANE® PORTFOLIO?
Restylane® is a soft tissue dermal filler that adds volume to the skin, smoothing facial folds and wrinkles in areas around the mouth and eyes. Restylane may also be used for lip enhancement in patients over 21 years.
Restylane® Refyne® XpresHAN Technology™ helps treat mild to moderate nasolabial and marionette lines and wrinkles (soften laugh lines) to restore a more youthful, natural-looking appearance and maintain natural expression.
Restylane® Defyne® XpresHAN Technology™ helps treat moderate to severe nasolabial and marionette lines and wrinkles (smooth out deep laugh lines) to restore a more youthful, natural-looking appearance and maintain natural expression.
Restylane® Silk® The first FDA-approved product specifically designed for lip augmentation and the smoothing of wrinkles around the mouth in patients at least 21 years old.
Restylane® Lyft® The first and only hyaluronic acid filler FDA-approved to treat your face and hands for natural-looking volume in your cheeks and hands for a smoother, fuller appearance.
Why THE MERZ® AESTHETICS PORTFOLIO?
Radiesse® is a synthetic dermal filler made of calcium hydroxyapatite microspheres used for the correction of moderate to severe wrinkles and folds. A longer-lasting filler, Radiesse stimulates the body’s own natural collagen, adding bulk to the injected areas. Natural results have been shown to last a year or more in many patients, making the treatment an immediate lift that lasts.
Why REVANESSE VERSA™?
Revanesse Versa™ is a dermal filler used to temporarily smooth moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds of nasolabial folds. Results are apparent immediately and improvement can last for up to 12 months. Manufactured in a highly controlled milling technology, Revanesse Versa was shown in clinical trials to produce less swelling than other fillers.
What Should I Expect?
Depending on the number of areas being treated, the process of numbing, injecting, massaging, evaluating the results, and adding more filler, if needed, may be as short as fifteen minutes or as long as half an hour. The amount of filler administered depends on the depth and size of the area being treated.You may be offered an ice pack to reduce swelling and alleviate discomfort afterwards. The areas treated may be a bit tender for a day or two, but usually not painful enough to require any medication.
Dermal Filler injections require very minimal downtime, allowing patients to resume their normal activities directly following treatment. For the first 24-48 hours to minimize swelling and bruising, you may be instructed to refrain from strenuous activities and excessive sun or heat exposure.
Results are apparent immediately and improve as any swelling or bruising dissipates, and the product integrates into the tissue. Results typically last from six to twelve months, depending on the injection site and volume and are naturally broken down and metabolized by the body without any long-term negative side effects. Depending upon your goals, the effects will gradually fade, so touch-ups once or twice a year will maintain the look.
Schedule your free personal consultation at Coastal Skin Solutions online or call 843.405.5906.
We will perform a complete evaluation of your skin and recommend a treatment plan with a timetable based upon your personal goals and schedule. We will also discuss with you pricing and financing options.
Dermal Fillers FAQ. 3 Things to Know!
Do you always get the same amount of filler each time?
Dermal Fillers do not stop your skin from aging completely, so you could need more filler to get the same results over time.
What if you are not happy with the results?
If you are not happy with your results, remember they are temporary. Further, hyaluronic acid fillers (i.e. the majority of fillers) are simply dissolved with hyaluronidase.
Are there bad times to get Dermal Filler injections?
There are a few good reasons to postpone an injection. If you’re pregnant, breastfeeding or battling a sinus infection. Any infection in the facial area could spread to the injection site. Don’t get a filler right before a teeth cleaning or other dental treatment which require pressure and stretching of the face that could potentially misplace fillers before they have integrated into the tissue.
Disclaimer: Every patient is different, and results may vary due to a number of factors. During your consultation, we will discuss with you the results you can expect and create a custom treatment plan for you.