Fillers & Injectables
Everyone wants that youthful look, but not everyone requires or is willing to undergo surgery.
Facial expression is an important part of defining our personality. Without facial movements, we could not laugh, smile, frown, or show any number of emotions. Over time, however, these natural movements, with the help of gravity and aging create permanent lines and wrinkles. These may deepen into furrows and ridges which can age your face disproportionately to the way you feel. Wrinkles and lines are most common around the eyes and mouth, forehead, and between the eyebrows, making you look older than you feel!
What Are Injectables and Fillers?
It’s important to realize that many injectable fillers consist of substances that are found naturally in the body. Others contain a synthetic composition that behaves in an identical manner as those natural substances that stimulate natural collagen production. They are all FDA-approved and doctors consider them safe for most patients. Dr. Duboys injects fillers and injectables into the lined, wrinkled area of the patient’s skin. They immediately restore volume, soften and lift lines and grooves, and create a smoother, more attractive facial contour. Injectable Fillers can also help to add definition and volume to the patient’s lips.
Am I a Candidate for Injectables and Fillers?
Many people desire a more youthful, rested appearance and hope to remove these signs of age. But most people prefer to do so through non-surgical means. For the most part, there are a number of cosmetic procedures that do not involve surgery and are highly effective in improving the appearance quickly and easily. The most common of these are Dermal Fillers and Injectables. Injectable Dermal Fillers also help to soften facial wrinkles and lines and can prevent natural face movements from further deepening these lines. With just one treatment of fillers and injectables, you will look refreshed and younger with minimal downtime.
Types of Fillers
Popular Dermal Fillers, such as include Restylane® and Perlane®, contain hyaluronic acid, which is a natural body substance. JUVÉDERM® Injectable Gel is also made of hyaluronic acid but is a more easily injected, smooth gel that may last longer. Radiesse® is an injectable synthesized from bone minerals. Generally speaking, these Injectable Fillers work immediately to reduce the lines and marks of age, giving the face a more youthful, refreshed appearance that lasts for months. Dr. Duboys performs all filler treatments.
Types of Injectables
Other wrinkles such as forehead furrows, annoying lines between the eyebrows and crows feet may benefit from BOTOX® Cosmetic. BOTOX® Cosmetic is a medication that selectively paralyzes the offending muscles causing these wrinkles. Having been used in millions of patients worldwide, BOTOX® Cosmetic has a high success rate with minimal complications.
Schedule a Consultation
If you are interested in and would like more information on Fillers and Injectables, contact our Long Island office. Contact our office at (631) 423-1000 to schedule a consultation with Suffolk county plastic surgeon Dr. Elliot Duboys.