Dermal Fillers Beverly Hills
Dermal fillers have added new dimensions to the field of cosmetic dermatology. With the variety of them, they allow additional forms of facial rejuvenation and wrinkle treatment without surgery. Dermal fillers, also called cosmetic injections, are now common in the world of anti-aging treatments. They have varied purposes, are quick procedures, and can have either temporary or permanent results. It all depends on what your goals are.
What Are Dermal Fillers About?
As you age, your skin becomes more susceptible to wrinkles and sagging. Sun exposure, gravity, genetics, and years of muscle movement contribute to the tissue breakdown of your skin. Fortunately, there are innovative cosmetic procedures to help ease this aging process and sustain one’s youth.
Fillers are injected into the dermal layer of your skin to fight sagging or wrinkled skin, leaving your face smoother. Dr. Brent also uses dermal fillers to increase the volume of hollow areas in your face, reduce deep wrinkles, hide some scars, and boost your lips.
Popular Facial Fillers
There are numerous different fillers available around the world. Some are approved by the Food and Drug Administration, while others are not. At his practice, Dr. Moelleken only uses fillers that have been approved by the FDA.
The most popular fillers in use today are Juvederm and Restylane. These are both hyaluronic acid fillers. Both are also temporary. For individuals who have not received filler treatment before, these are a great starting place. They allow you to see how you look with injections, but they avoid the commitment that more permanent injectables require.
Dr. Moelleken offers both of these fillers. Do you want to see how you can improve your look and fight wrinkles, but don’t want to undergo anything permanent? Then these are a great fit.
We do not provide these at Neo Surgery Center. Semi-permanent dermal fillers can cause lump formation and lead to lasting problems. For the safety and wellness of our patients, we avoid these. And we recommend that you stay away from them. There are better options out there that provide better results with lower risks.
Permanent fillers include Gortex, SAM, or lip implants. Some patients tend to feel unnatural and firm after receiving these injections. Patients who get fat injections are often disappointed by the long period of swelling followed by loss of the graft over time. For this reason, Dr. Moelleken prefers his specialized LiveFill® technique for long-lasting results.
Dermal Fillers We Offer
Dr. Moelleken does not believe that there is a one-size-fits-all injectable. Every patient has a situation unique to them. So, he will work with you to determine which facial filler can provide you the best results. If you are thinking about injectables, Dr Brent’s office is where you want to be.
The types of injection fillers we offer include:
Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
Restylane and Juvéderm are temporary injectable cosmetic fillers. They each contain hyaluronic acid, which is a sugar found naturally in human skin. It provides impressive, natural-looking results that last from six to nine months. Once the effects begin to fade, you can return to Dr. Moelleken for a touch-up. One of the advantages of these cosmetic injections is that they allow you to adjust your treatment. If you work with Dr. Moelleken multiple times, he will be able to adapt the injections according to the look you are going for.
Botox, or Botulinum toxin, is injected to weaken muscles in your face. Over time this lessens the lines from making facial expressions. Yes, you can still make facial expressions. The toxin simply relaxes the underlying muscle and allows your skin to flatten out. Botox is an excellent solution for fine lines and wrinkles.
It works by temporarily blocking communication between the nerves and muscles in the treated area. This prevents the muscles from contracting and therefore relaxes your skin, which stops wrinkling. For continuing wrinkle management, Botox treatments need to be repeated every three to six months.
Dermal Filler Results
It is important to realize that most dermal fillers are not permanent. Even the semi-permanent procedures eventually require re-treatments. Factors such as the way your face ages and how your body absorbs fillers will determine how often you need checkup visits.
If you choose not to continue treatments, your appearance will return to its original condition. This allows your wrinkles and scars to return. Dermal fillers are wonderful because of how they rejuvenate your appearance, but they cannot stop the aging process. The good news is once you find a cosmetic injection routine that fits you, you can continue it for years.
If you want a permanent solution, you should mention this in a consultation with Dr. Moelleken. Often, surgical procedures are the best way to achieve permanent results that fight wrinkles. Until you are ready for such a procedure, choosing a dermal filler treatment will allow you to see notable changes in your appearance.
But there is another option. For permanent changes, Dr. Moelleken has innovated LiveFill®. This method permanently augments areas of hollowness in the face and can increase lip fullness. The LiveFill® method has many advantages over conventional fat injection. If you are ready to move toward more permanent solutions, ask Dr. Moelleken about LiveFill® during your consultation.
Schedule a Consultation Today
For more information about cosmetic injectables, call today. Take the first step in fighting wrinkles, and schedule your consultation today. Dr. Moelleken, Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, has dedicated his career to helping patients enhance and rejuvenate their appearance. He recognizes that every patient has a unique set of expectations, needs, and desires. Because of this, he carefully customizes each procedure to deliver noticeable personalized results.
Dr. Moelleken’s patients believe in him. Why? Because his decades of experience produce natural and beautiful results. Through his training and extensive knowledge, he can help you regain your youthful look.
For any questions or to learn more about the procedures we offer, contact us today.