Wrinkle fillers can give you an edge against the effects of aging, and since they’re classified as minimally-invasive treatments, they don’t come with the risks and discomfort associated with traditional surgery. Before considering these products, it’s important to understand how they work.
A Look at Wrinkle Fillers
As you grow older, your body ages and begins to deteriorate. You’ll lose fat in your face, and your collagen and hyaluronic acid levels will start to break down. The earliest signs of aging are notorious for appearing around the mouth and eyes, and you can battle these effects with wrinkle fillers.
Since there are several different options to choose from, we can select the best wrinkle filler for your needs. The purpose of these injectable fillers is to plump your skin, and by restoring lost volume, they can smooth out unwanted wrinkles on your face as well.
Some of the top wrinkle fillers use hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally-occurring substance in the body. Depending on your goals, lost volume might be restored with hyaluronic acid-based fillers.
Why Hyaluronic Acid is So Important
Your skin needs hyaluronic acid in order to look healthy and attractive. When your skin is young, the acid levels are very high. As your skin begins to age, the levels diminish, and your skin starts to lose volume and develop fine lines and wrinkles.
It’s also worth mentioning that facial expressions cause further breakdown of the skin, and these changes results in unwanted facial lines and wrinkles. Often times, restoring the levels of hyaluronic acid will help to restore a more youthful appearance.
How Wrinkle Fillers Combat the Signs of Aging
Many patients seek these injections because they’re good at replenishing the hyaluronic acid levels within the skin. You can think of these wrinkle fillers like supplements for your skin’s natural hyaluronic acid production, and injections are especially good at smoothing out facial lines and wrinkles. In some cases, these treatments can even be used successfully for certain types of scars. Once the wrinkle fillers have been injected, your hyaluronic acid levels are restored, and the natural beauty of your skin is improved.
Types of Wrinkle Fillers
If you’re looking for a way to fight back against wrinkles, you’ll find several products to choose from. At Dermatology Consultants of South Florida, we are proud to offer a variety of fillers, including Restylane®, Juvederm®, Perlane® and Radiesse®. Contact us today to schedule a consultation at our office in Sunrise or Coral Springs.