What are dermal fillers?
There are various kinds of dermal fillers used to address different concerns and areas of the face. At The Pout Clinic we primarily work with: Juvederm®, Teosyal®, and Revanesse®. These are soft tissue cosmetic dermal fillers used to smooth the appearance of facial lines caused by the aging process. Dermal fillers are primarily composed of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring sugar molecule found in the human body. It is a gel-like substance which depletes as our bodies get older and reproduce less of it, resulting in a loss of facial plumpness.
How do dermal fillers work?
Dermal fillers are injected directly into the skin or deep in the structure to create lift and softening of lines and folds. Our expert practitioners will work with you to understand the cause of your concern and build a custom treatment plan to achieve your aesthetic goal. Each treatment is tailored to each individual patient, therefore product choice is dependent on the specific needs of the patient. The composition of the hyaluronic acid based dermal fillers vary with respect to the desired results, softer dermal fillers are used in the lips, while firmer products are administered for areas providing facial contouring like: non-surgical nose correction, chin augmentation and cheek enhancement.
What should I expect after my treatment?
Depending on the scope of your tailored treatment, you can expect to see results immediately. Patients may find they require multiple treatments to achieve their desired result, while others may need less intervention and require minimal treatments to maintain their appearance. The Pout Clinic’s practice is to provide you with proper education and realistic outcomes to meet your cosmetic enhancement goals without compromising the integrity of your facial features. Results can last anywhere from 6-18 months depending on how much product was used, what area was treated, and how quickly your body metabolizes the product.
Who is not an ideal patient for dermal fillers?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding we will not perform this treatment on you. It is strongly advised to cease taking any medications that may have blood thinning properties such as aspirin, for a minimum of 10 days prior to your appointment. During your consultation, you will be asked to disclose any previously existing medical conditions, treatments or surgeries.