In today’s world there are many options available when it comes to improving a person’s appearance. Unfortunately there are many people who are not satisfied with the way that they look.
Luckily with the advancements in science those who are unsatisfied with their appearance can get the look that they desire. A person may want to restore the appearance they once had. Or they may want to have a completely different look. Either way it is now possible with non surgical procedures that are now available.
Although these types of procedures are not permanent, over 2 million people have achieved their desired look with soft tissue fillers.
These soft tissue fillers offer an injection in the place of a surgery. With dermal fillers a recovery time is not necessary. The injections will be able to repair facial wrinkles, add volume to facial features, smooth out deep lines, and give a more youthful appearance to eyes.
An injection treatment can include Restylane which is a natural sugar gel. Restylane is one of the most preferred fillers and is commonly used to treat under eye problems. Restylane is also easy for doctors to work with when improving facial features. The procedure can also last for over a year in most patients.
What are the Different Types of Fillers Being Used?
Restylane is a filler that was used in over 11 million treatments throughout the world in 2010. Restylane is the first hyaluronic acid filler created for a cosmetic injection. The product is also approved by the US Food and US Drug Administration. Deepfill Restylane was invented by the medical doctor Kenneth D. Steinsapir- a board certified ophthalmologist in cosmetics and eye plastic surgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Botox is a well-known dermal filler. Although it does not last as long as Restylane, it is effective in taking care of wrinkles. Botulism toxin- is the ingredient used in Botox- can effectively remove lines and wrinkles on the forehead. Botox works by relaxing muscles to create a smoother appearance of facial features. It also has been known to work effectively when improving the conditions of the eyes.
This product works similar to Restylane. Although it has a higher concentration of hyaluronic, it is said to work better than Restylane when dealing with deep lines around the eyes. Perlane also works effectively when enhancing the lips.
Radiance or Radiesse
This is a substance that is found naturally in our teeth and bones. An injection of Radiance or Radiesse can last longer than Botox and Restylane. This product work just as well as the others. Although with this type of filler the effects can last as long as 5 years.
The fillers are injected with a small needle that goes under the skin. There are also numbing creams or injections applied to decrease the sensation of pain. Since the procedure is done as an outpatient a recovery time is not necessary. The majority of side effects are minor when having a dermal fillers applied. Side effects can include swelling, redness, and bruising around the area of the injection. Another side effect may be a headache that should not last longer than 24 hours.
There are many benefits to dermal fillers. They can restore a youthful appearance in an individual while building their self-confidence. Fillers can restore facial features while getting rid of unwanted wrinkles, scars, and deep lines. Aging eyes can be corrected with fillers to give them that sparkle that they once had. Facial features can be restored, enhanced, and improved to give a fuller more youthful appearance.
This article was written by Mary Peterson, who has used fillers for treating her acne scars.