How Do Dermal Fillers Work?

How Do Dermal Fillers Work?

With each passing year, your face sags, hollows, and wrinkles due to volume loss, leaving you dissatisfied when looking at the mirror or in photos. If you’re tired of your appearance not reflecting the youth and vitality you still feel inside, dermal fillers are an easy and excellent solution.

At Aesthetic Assets, Pam Andow, Stacey Molina, Tamara Kaye, Natallie Swain, and the rest of our experienced cosmetic team have one overriding goal — enhancing your God-given assets. Dermal fillers not only meet this goal, they’re among the quickest and easiest anti-aging solutions we offer.

Here, we explore how dermal fillers work to breathe new life into your face and why these cosmetic injectables rank No. 2 in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in the United States.

The problem

In order to understand how dermal fillers work, it’s important to understand the problem that we’re trying to address — namely lack of collagen. 

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body, and it provides structure to most of your tissues. As you age, your skin gradually loses this structural support as your collagen production diminishes and your existing collagen fibers are damaged through exposure. 

This loss of collagen leads to skin that droops, hollows, and wrinkles, and the deficit is often first noticeable in your face, which is one of the most exposed areas of skin on your body.

In addition to the loss of collagen, the fat pads in your face thin out, allowing your skin to shift and slide downward. This loss can leave you looking far more hollow or sunken in, especially in your cheeks.

The solution

With dermal fillers, we can make up for the lack of support and volume in your skin with hyaluronic acid (HA), which is a naturally occurring substance in your body. The HA in your body can be found in your joints, skin, and eyes, and its primary role is to retain moisture.

With dermal fillers, we inject HA into areas in your face that can benefit from plumping or filling, such as:

Since HA occurs naturally in your body, your skin readily accepts the injections and the HA quickly goes to work to lift, plump, and fill in, ultimately restoring a more youthful appearance.

The best in dermal fillers

To ensure that you receive superior results, we’ve done our homework and chosen only the best dermal fillers, including:

Not only are these products effective, they deliver immediate results, which means you can walk out of your appointment looking years younger.

When it comes to the duration of your results, it varies from one person to the next and also depends on the area being treated and product used.  Clients can experience a duration of anywhere from 6-12+ months of great results and will vary with each patient. The good news is that whenever your skin begins to succumb to the aging processes again, you can simply return for another quick-and-easy round of injections.

If you want to breathe new life into aging skin with dermal fillers, please contact our office in Scottsdale, Arizona, to schedule an appointment.

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