Dermal Fillers: What You Need to Know

Whether it’s deep wrinkles or that scar you got from a really nasty fall, or even a surgical scar, there are some things about your body you wish you could make go away. Dermal fillers may be the answer. No, they’re not another form of Botox, although as you will see they are intended to reach the same result.

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How It Works

Unlike Botox, dermal fillers don’t paralyze your muscles to achieve the appearance of smoother skin. They use a natural substance called hyaluronic acid to plump your skin and fill in wrinkles. It does this by taking a “hair” from your own body and attaching it to your skin, thus producing a synthetic copy of the hyaluronic acid found in your own body. It is this technique that has been used for over fifty years now and is the only method approved by the FDA.

It’s Included in Many Painless procedures

Dermal fillers are not only used to fix scars and other kinds of damage to your skin. It is also used in many medical procedures including:

• joints• bad posture• birth defects• and even as a filler in your teeth.

Like Botox, it is only temporary as it wears off in a few months. However, it is longer lasting than Botox because it actually stimulates the production of new collagen in the body. This results in a more natural looking smooth skin and makes it harder for age spots, scarring and other aging signs to appear.

It is one of the most natural forms of anti-aging treatment available today. Though, it is only available over the counter and it is hard to find without a prescription. Also, it is way cheaper than Botox and you won’t have to worry about needles.

Dermal fillers are best suited for those who have thin skin and fine lines and wrinkles. These fillers are particularly good for smoothing out facial lines, wrinkles and scars.

What to Expect

The effects of a dermal filler are immediate, but they are usually caused by a few weeks of use. Results are usually noticeable within the first month, but it can take up to a year for the effects to show.

The procedure should not be used on the brow area.

There should be no stretching of the skin.

The area injected should not be moved around or otherwise held for several minutes.

Get referrals for a doctor you trust. Do extensive research to find a reputable doctor.

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