What Are Dermal Fillers And How Do They Work?

Doctor at Siti Med Spa recommending which dermal fillers are best for patient 

It’s true what they say: with age comes wisdom. But age also brings with it some other, less desirable qualities. Like crow’s feet, frown lines, and sagging skin. In fact, sometimes it may seem like every time you look in the mirror, another wrinkle appears on your face, and there’s nothing you can do to stop it.

But the truth is, you actually can reverse the visible signs of aging. With dermal fillers from Siti Med Spa, you can recapture the smooth, wrinkle-free skin of your youth – instantly.

What are dermal fillers used for?

Dermal fillers are cosmetic injections used to fill in the folds and wrinkles of your skin. There are a wide variety of dermal fillers available on the market, each providing different degrees of softness or firmness to achieve your desired results. They can be used to:

  • Smooth deep folds, creases, and lines around the nose and mouth.

  • Plump up thin lips.

  • Restore volume to sagging cheeks.

  • Fill out hollows beneath the eyes.

  • Soften facial wrinkles and acne scars.

  • Achieve a more youthful appearance overall.

How do dermal fillers work?

As you age, your body loses the collagen and fat that keeps your skin looking taut and youthful. Dermal fillers restore that lost volume, tightening the skin and smoothing out wrinkles and folds. These fillers typically consist of a gel-like formula that is injected into areas in need of improvement, providing instant age-defying results that look and feel completely natural.

What are dermal fillers made of?

At Siti Med Spa, we offer a number of dermal fillers made from hyaluronic acid, a complex sugar that occurs naturally in the human body. Used in Juvederm, Restylane, and Perlane, hyaluronic acid is a soft substance designed to smooth wrinkles and lines in every part of the face.

We also offer Radiesse, which is made from calcium hydroxylapatite, a substance found primarily in human bones. Radiesse is slightly thicker than dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid, and has the added benefit of stimulating collagen growth in your body.

How long do dermal fillers last?

The length of time a dermal filler lasts depends on what it’s made of. Hyaluronic acid fillers are designed to last between six and twelve months, before being harmlessly absorbed back into the body. Radiesse, on the other hand, usually lasts a year or more.

How do I know which dermal filler is right for me?

Choosing the right dermal filler depends on a variety of factors, including your problem areas, your desired results, and your facial structure. A qualified and experienced medical specialist at Siti Med Spa can help you determine which dermal filler is appropriate for your specific needs.

Defy the aging process with dermal fillers at Siti Med Spa

You can reverse the signs of aging with dermal fillers, and Siti Med Spa can help. Our team of highly trained Nurse Practitioners and RNs take pride in helping each of our patients achieve their aesthetic goals. We prioritize your comfort and satisfaction, and we’re happy to answer any questions you may have about the process. Call us today at (619) 717-8484 and schedule your free consultation.