What are Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers are used to treat the entire face creating a more youthful look. This FDA-approved injectable treatment produces natural and long-lasting results.
What are dermal fillers used for?
- Lip fillers to create more fullness or to create more symmetry
- Wrinkles – smooth forehead lines, smile and frown lines
- Remove bags and dark circles under eyes
- Volumize, sculpt and smooth cheeks
- Contour chin and jaw
- Facial asymmetry – fillers can be used to create more symmetry for cheeks, jawline, and nose
Our physicians use the latest advancements in technology with JUVÉDERM, Revanesse, and Belotero. Dermal fillers use hydraulic acid, which is topically used to moisturize skin. However, a cream or serum can’t restore lost volume – only injectable hydraulic acid can.
Frequently Asked Questions
It depends on the technique and skill of the aesthetician who is providing the treatment. At Coast Medical Vancouver, Dermal fillers are administered by licensed, trained medical experts in facial anatomy.
Dermal fillers can be done during your lunch break, taking 15 to 30 minutes. The results with dermal fillers are immediately visible with further improvements seen in 2-3 weeks. Dermal filler results generally last 6 months or more.
Most patients are satisfied with their results. However, JUVÉDERM, Revanesse, and Belotero are reversible, so you can return to your pre-filler appearance if desired.
Possible side effects are minor and include slight swelling, bruising, or redness at the injection site.