Injectable Dermal Fillers in New Orleans, LA

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What are Injectable dermal Fillers?

Wrinkle fillers (or simply fillers) can help replenish lost facial volume. The complexion can lose volume for a variety of reasons. However, skin volume loss is caused mostly by age and significant weight loss. The procedure works by injecting liquefied dermal fillers beneath the skin, which improves the skin's volume. Injectable fillers are a promising, nonsurgical alternative for patients who want to smooth fine lines, reduce sagging skin and wrinkles, and create a younger-looking complexion. We can also combine dermal fillers with other cosmetic treatments to enhance your results. Without the recovery and expense of a facelift, dermal fillers can help you achieve younger-looking skin. To determine which products work best for you, we encourage you to visit New Orleans Plastic Surgery and schedule an appointment with Dr. Michelle Eagan.

What are the benefits of getting injectable dermal fillers?

For our New Orleans, LA patients looking into getting dermal fillers, we direct them to a host of benefits, which include:

  • Plump, younger-looking skin
  • Low-risk, minimally-invasive procedure
  • Subtle, natural-looking results
  • Boosted self-confidence in your appearance

Are Injectable Dermal Fillers For You?

If you want to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines without undergoing a surgical facelift, you might be an ideal candidate for injectable dermal fillers. Additionally, patients with significant signs of aging, or who have recently lost a large amount of weight, may have skin that appears hollow or uneven. This makes them great candidates for injectable fillers. Dermal filler treatments are a great alternative for patients who do not want to deal with scars, which commonly occur after a surgical facelift.

How Are Filler Injections Performed?

Before your treatment, Dr. Eagan will listen to your cosmetic concerns and design a treatment plan. The treatment plan will outline which dermal filler products work best for you. At the beginning of your procedure, Dr. Eagan will apply a topical numbing cream to help you remain comfortable. Next, she will mark the injection sites and administer the dermal filler with a thin needle. She will inject the filler until reaching your desired results. Depending on your preference, we may use half or an entire syringe.

What Should I Expect After Dermal Filler Injections?

After your treatment, you can resume your everyday activities. Usually, your dermal filler appointments last about 15 – 30 minutes. Right after the treatment and for the next few days, you will experience some swelling and bruising. However, these symptoms will subside on their own. Depending on the type of filler and the treatment area, your results can last from a few months to a year. To maintain your results, Dr. Eagan will provide information about scheduling follow-up appointments at our New Orleans, LA practice.

How much do injectable fillers cost?

The cost of a dermal filler treatment depends on the product and the amount we use. During your consultation, Dr. Eagan will create a customized treatment plan that matches your needs. Once she designs a custom treatment plan, our team can discuss the estimated cost and any specials we have.

Injectable Dermal Fillers FAQ

How do I know which injectable filler is right for me?
The type of filler selected for your treatment will depend on the area being treated and your wanted result. Based on whether you want to address fine lines or you want to create fuller lips, your injector will ask about your concerns before determining the best filler for optimal results. With so many types of fillers available, it may be difficult to pick which one is ideal for you, so our team of aesthetic professionals helps to ensure you get a result you love.

What is the difference between wrinkle relaxers and dermal fillers?
A wrinkle relaxer, like BOTOX®, treats fine lines and wrinkles (especially in the forehead and near the eyes) by reducing the movement of the underlying muscles. Dermal fillers restore volume to your face to fill in fine lines, wrinkles, and some scars. Injectable fillers can also be used to add more volume to your lips and cheeks and rejuvenate the hands.

How long will the results last?
The longevity of your results will be based on what brand(s) is used and the area(s) treated. For some people, results may be visible for a year, whereas some patients may need another treatment after a couple of months. Touch-up injections can be performed at our practice in order to maintain your improvements.

What areas of my face can be treated with dermal fillers?
Dermal fillers can address signs of aging in your face by either adding volume or smoothing static lines. Dermal fillers can be injected into marionette lines, parentheses lines, as well as corner lines near your mouth and nose. Additionally, they can add volume to your lips and cheeks.

How much do injectable fillers cost?
Costs for a wrinkle filler treatment will vary depending on the type of filler and the amount used to match your goals. During your initial consult, we will create a personalized treatment plan that fits your needs and wants. After this, your injector will be able to provide you with an estimated cost, which will include any current specials we are offering.

Are dermal fillers painful?
Pain is usually minimal, especially when administered by the experts at New Orleans Plastic Surgery. Many fillers contain a numbing agent, and topical anesthetic creams can be applied to further reduce discomfort.

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If you feel insecure about the signs of aging, but you do not have the time to undergo major surgery, then dermal fillers might be the perfect solution for you. Dermal fillers create younger and more voluminous skin without the risk of scarring or long recoveries afterward. At New Orleans Plastic Surgery in Louisiana, we offer many products that can help you attain your desired results. For more information about dermal fillers, please call New Orleans Plastic Surgery and schedule an appointment with Dr. Eagan.

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