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Why Fillers Can Make You Look and Feel Younger Once More

Posted by: Specialty Care Institute in Uncategorized on November 18, 2022

Do you want to improve your appearance but wish you could avoid going under the knife to do it? Fillers could be precisely what you’re looking for.

Injectable fillers are a less invasive alternative to cosmetic surgery. They can enhance your existing beauty, give you a more youthful appearance, and rejuvenate the way you feel without making any permanent changes.

Keep reading to learn more about fillers and how they can make you look and feel younger while temporarily turning back the hands of time.

What are Fillers?

Your skin loses fat and proteins like elastin and collagen as you age. These crucial fats and proteins give your face its structure and make it look plump and youthful.

Fortunately, you can restore your youthful look with the help of dermal fillers. Fillers are anti-aging injections used to add fullness and volume to your face. The popular aesthetic treatment addresses the following areas:

  • Mouth
  • Lips
  • Cheeks
  • Chin
  • Temple
  • Jawline
  • Around the eyes
  • Between the eyebrows

Dermal fillers smooth out wrinkles, add definition to facial features and revitalize the skin. They also fix bags or circles under your eyes while plumping up depressed, hollow areas.

Moreover, you can enhance your chin, temples, jawline, and lips using fillers to look younger and more well-rested. There are various levels at which you can have dermal fillers injected.

Superficial injections plump and hydrate your skin, while deep injections create volume. Fillers are also available in different densities and textures.

Certain fillers work better in specific parts of your face than others. One of the medical professionals at Specialty Care Institute will determine the most suitable filler for you, depending on your individual needs.

How Dermal Fillers Work

All fillers work in the same way. They fill in both creases and folds in your skin to add volume. Additionally, fillers raise recessed areas to the same level as the rest of your skin.

Filling in these recessed areas reduces the appearance of most wrinkles while making others disappear. For your dermal filler treatment, your Specialty Care Institute provider will start by numbing the target area with a topical anesthetic cream before injecting fillers.

The treatment can entail a series of injections based on your unique needs. Following your procedure, you can resume your routine.

Your doctor will ask you not to massage or rub the treatment sites for a few days after the injections.

Types of Fillers

There are various kinds of fillers. Some of the most effective types include:

Hyaluronic Acid

Fillers with hyaluronic acid are the best choice for natural-looking results. Hyaluronic acid comes from sugars in your body.

It’s a naturally-occurring substance that helps cells retain moisture, making your skin look hydrated and plump. Often, the first treatment lasts approximately six months, while follow-up treatments may last about one year.

Calcium Hydroxylapatite

Calcium hydroxylapatite is a mineral found in your bones. It’s used to add volume and shape to your jawlines and cheeks.

It’s also ideal for treating deeper wrinkles and lines. Calcium fillers can last up to 18 months.

Poly-L-Lactic Acid (PLLA)

Poly-L-Lactic acid is a synthetic but biodegradable filler. For this reason, it’s very safe to use.

PLLA encourages your skin to produce its own collagen. Creating your own collagen is essential in adding volume and smoothing lines to reverse the signs of aging.

The treatment needs up to 4 separate injections, spaced a couple of weeks apart. Results can last up to 2 years.

Reasons to Get Fillers

There’s a reason fillers have become a favorite. Here are some of the reasons why:

Reduce or Erase Wrinkles and Lines

Aging, genetics, excessive sun exposure, and smoking are the main culprits behind lines, wrinkles, and creases on your face. If you wish to combat the telltale signs of aging, fillers greatly diminish or erase lines and wrinkles considerably.

Almost all fillers fight wrinkles and lines by adding volume under your skin to tighten and smooth it. After your treatment, you can look forward to enjoying a fresh-faced, youthful look.

Fuller Lips

As you grow older, your skin tends to lose its suppleness. Collagen and elastin, which firm your skin in your prime, decline.

You’re left with less voluminous lips as collagen and elastin levels decline. Luckily, hyaluronic lip fillers can make you look and feel younger again.

These fillers instantly restore volume, making your lips appear fuller. Additionally, they help smooth lines that sometimes appear around your lips and improve lip symmetry and shape. The results of lip fillers typically last about six months.

Well Defined Facial Features

With time, your jawline loses its definition. Your cheeks may also lose volume and, as a result, look hollow.

Fillers can replace lost volume. They fill out your jaws and cheeks, making them appear sharper and fuller.

A more pronounced jawline and plump cheeks are stunning, and fillers create that gorgeous angle you’ve always desired. Fillers containing hyaluronic acid can also boost hydration and improve skin elasticity, delivering a naturally rejuvenated and more youthful appearance.

The Treatment is Temporary

Most fillers are dissolvable, meaning your body can absorb the gel as time goes by naturally. With fillers, you’ll never have to worry about the effects being permanent.

The results of injectable fillers will last for about 6 to 18 months. That gives you the option of returning for another treatment to extend the benefits of fillers and maintain the way you look with them.

Take Back Your Youth with Fillers

Fillers provide the perfect defense against wrinkles, lines, creases, and sagging. If you wish to look younger, the talented team at Specialty Care Institute can help you achieve a refreshed, youthful appearance using fillers.

Want to refine your look? Request an appointment at Specialty Care Institute at one of our locations in Barrington, Hoffman Estates, or Elgin, IL, today to find out which fillers suit you.