Derma Filler

Derma Filler

Derma Filler

DERMA FILLERS
Restoring A More
Youthful You.

DERMA FILLERS
Restoring A More
Youthful You.

At Charlotte Skin & Laser, our goal is to help you look and feel your best with safe and effective treatment options. Dr. Elizabeth Rostan uses dermal fillers to naturally restore contour and lift in your skin to achieve a refreshed appearance.

Dermafillers in Charlotte NC

WHY SHOULD I CONSIDER DERMAL FILLERS?

The goal of cosmetic fillers is to restore the youthful and natural balance and contour of your face. As we age, we lose thickness in the structures and tissues that support and fill out facial skin. At Charlotte Skin & Laser, Dr. Elizabeth Rostan specializes in restoring facial volume to lift the skin, smooth lines, and return a natural contour to the face.

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WHAT IS A DERMAL FILLER?

Dermal fillers are popular injectable products used for non-surgical cosmetic rejuvenation and enhancement. Each filler is designed to treat one or more skin aging symptoms, usually in the face.

They can smooth away moderate and harsh wrinkles, fill in hollow depres- sions, augment the lips, and more.

For patients who are seeing the early stages of age-related volume loss, a “liquid facelift” that combines injectable fillers with a neuromodulator like Botox can restore a more youthful appearance, possibly delaying the need for more invasive plastic surgery procedures like facial fat transfer.

That said, dermal fillers will not provide the same level of facial rejuvenation as a cosmetic surgery like a facelift. Results are far more subtle and temporary.

3 Steps to Better Looking Skin

Mark It

If this is your first appointment or you are getting treatment in a new area, drawing a few small marks on the injection sites help to visualize the look.

Treat It

We will inject FILLER into your treatment areas. The FILLER only takes a few minutes to be injected. You may experience some mild redness, bruising, or soreness at the injection sites.

Cool It

A icepack will be provided to help with constrict blood vessels and slow the flow of blood to injection site. Reducing risk of bruising and swelling.

TYPES OF FILLER

There are many types of dermal fillers. In addition to “off-the-shelf” fillers that use synthetic (manmade materials) and substances that naturally occur in your body, healthcare providers can use fat from your own body.

RESULTS

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FAQ

Fillers are gel-like synthetic products made up of various chemicals designed to mimic chemicals that are naturally present in the body. Some are composed of hyaluronic acid (HA), while others are made of calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) or poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA).

These products are injected into the targeted area, where they create either immediate or gradual volume. Fillers slowly and safely break down over the course of months or in some cases years. Patients can return for maintenance treatments to preserve their filler results.

Hyaluronic acid fillers increase the supply of hyaluronic acid in the skin. HA bonds with water molecules in the tissues to create new volume.

At the start of a treatment session, the intended injection sites are cleansed. They may be marked as a guide for the injector. Precise amounts of filler are then injected into the marked areas.

Many fillers contain lidocaine, a local anesthetic, providing numbing against any pain or discomfort. For fillers that do not contain lidocaine, local or topi- cal anesthesia can be administered before the injections are delivered.

For hyaluronic fillers, patients can see results immediately after the treatment. Radiesse’s results are also instantaneous. Sculptra’s results appear gradually and typically start to appear around 6 weeks after the treatment session.
The patient may experience minor bruising, redness, tenderness, or swelling in the treatment areas. The area may feel numb or sensitive. Aftercare instructions will be provided to the patient.
The results of HA filler injections can last anywhere from 6 months up to 2 years, depending on the specific filler product chosen. Results for stimulatory fillers can last 12 to 24 months and in some cases even longer.
Side effects — which tend to occur around the injection site — can be immediate, but usually clear within 7 to 14 days:

  • redness
  • swelling
  • pain
  • bruising
  • itching
  • rash
While there are several alternatives to fillers, most (like neuromodulators, CO2 skin resurfacing, and Venus Viva) are designed to treat shallow lines rather than moderate or harsh wrinkles. For volume restoration, alternatives are typically surgical in nature and are therefore much more invasive.
After the treatment session, the patient can immediately go right back to their normal activities without downtime or recovery time. The treatment area must be protected from trauma and sun exposure.

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What is Sculptra?

Sculptra is an injectable filler agent that contains microparticles of poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA), which is a biodegradable product from the alpha-hydroxy acid family. Biodegradable.

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Surprising Uses For Fillers

Correcting moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and skin folds. Increasing fullness of lips, cheeks, chin, under-eye hollows, jawline, and back of the hand.