Useful Insight to Dermal Fillers

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It is hard to find somebody who does not want to look attractive. Beauty is appreciated by all. Aging is a natural process, however many times; this process may be quickened by factors like lack of balanced diet, smoking, lack of skin care, excessive exposure to harsh weather or use of excessive chemicals. Fine lines and wrinkles are signs of aging. Many people wonder what they can do to prevent these early signs of aging. Science and cosmetology have several ways that can help people in combating early signs of aging. Anti-aging creams, face lifts, dermal fillers etc are some of the most popular methods of combating wrinkles and fine lines.

What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers refer to products that are injected into your skin to reduce scars, fill up wrinkles or remove fine lines. These fillers when injected plump up skin fill wrinkles and fine lines and correct scars and rejuvenate the face. These fillers are an instant hit because the results are almost immediate. Many women opt for these fillers because they produce long term results and they are not as expensive as a plastic surgery. Effects of these fillers generally last for about one year or so and they are extremely affordable too.

Types of Dermal Fillers:

Dermal fillers tend to vary depending on the ingredients used. The three most popular types of fillers include Hyaluronic acid, collagen and fat. Each of these fillers last for about a year after which, you need to go for a treatment again.

Human Fat:

Human fat used to inject dermal fillers is taken from your own body. The physician takes fat from your abdomen or thighs, cleans it and then injects it in the affected areas in the face. This is a highly suitable option for those with several allergies. The body reabsorbs some of the fat injected. The treated area may look swollen for few days, until it absorbs excess fat.

Collagen:

This is a protein found in human skin and cows. It is usually used for plumping the lips. It is also used to counteract appearances of mild or moderate creases in the face. This dermal filling option is suitable for those who want to maintain their appearance after facial plastic surgery or a facelift

Hyaluronic Acid:

This is a normal and naturally producing acid found near the eyes and the human connective tissue. It acts as a cushion when injected and flattens the tissues, while drawing water in the skin surface. It is used for replacing soft tissue loss or fat loss in your cheeks. It is also used to fill fine lines, laugh lines, wrinkles and folds.

If you are looking for a quick solution to reduce wrinkles, folds or creases in your skin then dermal fillings are ideal for you. It is important that you discuss your detailed requirement with your physician so that he helps you in choosing the right filler for you. Ensure that you consult your physician in advance and equip yourself with all the do’s and don’ts of opting for these dermal filling injections.

Cathryn Kerry