Despite excellent skin care and a healthy lifestyle, visible signs of aging are often inevitable. Dermal fillers work to restore volume to the face and smooth the surface of the skin. Double board-certified Atlanta dermal filler expert Dr. Julia Kerolus specializes in facial procedures to help reverse the effects of aging. A consultation with Atlanta's Kerolus Facial Plastic Surgery will help you learn how dermal fillers can bring a youthful radiance and glow to your face.
Smooth, supple skin
Dermal fillers aid in the reduction of facial wrinkles as well as the restoration of volume and fullness in the face. Our faces gradually lose, bone, muscle thickness, and subcutaneous fat as we age.
As the soft tissues have less structural support, and the effects of gravity take hold, smile lines and jowls become more visible. The loss of skin elasticity contributes to the overall deflation of facial volume. Sun exposure, genetics, and lifestyle are among the factors that influence facial aging. Dermal fillers can be particularly beneficial in those showing early indications of aging or as a value-added component of facial rejuvenation surgery, such as lip filler, liquid rhinoplasty, jawline augmentation, and cheek augmentation.
Our clinic provides Juvederm, Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Ultra Plus, Juvederm Voluma, Juvederm Collure, and Juvederm Volbella fillers from the Juvederm® family. These products, which include hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring skin ingredient, can diminish facial wrinkles, restore volume to the cheekbones and midface region, soften nasolabial folds, augment the lips, and reduce lines around the mouth.
We also offer products from the Restylane family. Restylane Lyft, Restylane Silk, Restylane Refyne, Restylane Defyne, Restylane Contour, and Restylane Kysse are all hyaluronic acid-based fillers. These products effectively reduce wrinkles around the mouth and nose, softening marionette lines and nasolabial folds, enhancing the cheekbones and midface structure, adding volume to the lips, and improving skin suppleness.
Sculptra is a novel injectable solution intended to treat wrinkles and sagging skin by boosting collagen production over time. Sculptra is made with biocompatible poly-L-lactic acid and water, which delivers natural, long-lasting volumizing results.
Kybella is a non-surgical injectable for reducing fat beneath the chin. A series of deoxycholic acid injections target the fat cells in this location. In most cases, downtime is limited and no incisions are needed.
Most people are suitable candidates for dermal fillers. However, the ideal patient would require less permanent work, does not smoke, and is in overall good health.
The region will be thoroughly cleaned before the treatment, and you may be given an anesthetic to numb the area before your injection. Many filler products also contain lidocaine, a mild anesthetic meant to reduce discomfort during and after your procedure. To begin your procedure for dermal fillers Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Kerolus will carefully inject a precise amount of filler beneath the skin and manipulate it into position.
Take it easy
You should be able to see results quickly following filler injections, depending on the product and the locations treated. Mild bruising and swelling may occur in some patients, but they are transient and should resolve within a few days of treatment. You will be able to resume your normal activities immediately following the procedure. However, your cosmetic surgeon may request that you refrain from exercising or engaging in intense activity for the remainder of the day.
Results you’ll see right away
The duration of the benefits of dermal fillers is determined by the product, the area of treatment, and the patient. Although this is not a hard and fast rule, the denser the product and the deeper the dermal filler is injected, the longer it will last. Dr. Kerolus will continue treatment to maintain your outcomes, modifying the amount and procedures as needed to get most natural and beautiful results.
At some point, your skin begins to age and wrinkle despite all the care you've put into it. Double board-certified Dr. Julia Kerolus specializes in facial procedures, including dermal fillers, to help fight against the effects of aging. A consultation with Atlanta's Kerolus Facial Plastic Surgery will help you learn how dermal fillers can bring a youthful radiance and glow to your face.
Most will be amazed at how little pain they feel throughout the procedure, and the treatment will most likely be over before you know it. It should be highlighted that your end outcome will undoubtedly be worthwhile!
Your dermal fillers will vary in price based on the number of injections needed and the extent of the areas being treated.
Taking care of yourself is about more than just annual check-ups and eating right. You also want to preserve your ability to look and feel your best. If you feel like you have an area that you want to improve through plastic surgery, schedule a consultation with Dr. Kerolus. She will make sure you find the right treatment for your best results.
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