Where Fine Lines and Wrinkles Come FromAs we age, our skin loses proteins like collagen and elastin that keep skin looking smooth and tight. Our faces also start to lose fat volume as gravity pulls fat downward, creating sagging and allowing wrinkles to appear.
But it’s not just aging that can make wrinkles appear. Sun damage, pollution and smoking can also play a role in aging skin. That’s why sunscreen, a daily cleansing and moisturizing routine, and avoid smoking are so important.
How Dermal Fillers WorkDermal fillers help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by filling them out. The fillers, made of hyaluronic acid (a substance naturally found in the body), replace lost fat volume, which fills in wrinkles while giving you a younger-looking appearance. Fillers can be used to give you rounder, higher cheeks, to fill in laugh lines or to replace lost volume in the lips.
The filler is placed in your cheeks, lips, or around your mouth with just a few injections in a 30-minute appointment. While you may feel some discomfort, you should not experience pain during the procedure. Afterward, you may have minor, temporary side effects such as minor bruising, swelling, or redness.
Your results are immediate after the procedure is over. They should appear natural so that it’s difficult to even tell you have had a cosmetic treatment. You should expect to enjoy your results for a year or more, depending on how long it takes your body to absorb the hyaluronic acid. You can schedule maintenance appointments to easily keep your face looking fresh.
At the Spa and Laser Center in Virginia Beach, we are dedicated to helping you erase fine lines and wrinkles . We are ready to answer all your questions and help you feel comfortable with your treatment.
Contact us today at 7579657444 or online to schedule your dermal filler consultation.