Aging, sun exposure, medications and genetics can all play a role in the development of facial wrinkles, lines and creases. Many people turn to facial plastic surgery, such as a facelift, to reduce or eliminate lines and wrinkles, but others prefer minimally invasive approaches, such as dermal fillers, as a non-surgical alternative to effectively erase wrinkles.
Dermal fillers are substances used to reduce facial creases and bring back a more youthful-looking volume and fullness. Loss of facial volume and the development of facial lines are both due to the loss of:
Many types of dermal fillers contain synthetic or natural versions of these substances, or will jumpstart your body to produce its own.
The following are common dermal fillers used to improve your skin’s look:
Dermal fillers can be used to treat the following facial areas:
Dermal fillers give a soft and natural look because the fillers are placed only in the problem areas you want to rejuvenate, so it’s not a radical change. If you have extensive wrinkles, folds and deep creases, surgery such as a facelift, brow lift or eyelift could be better options.
One of the instant benefits of dermal fillers is that they immediately produce visible results with little or no downtime. Another benefit is they can last anywhere from three months to two years depending on your lifestyle and how your face continues to age.
You’re a good candidate for dermal fillers if you:
Dermal fillers, despite the fact that they are nonsurgical, should be administered in a plastic surgeon’s environment for health and safety reasons. A facial plastic surgeon has extensive education and experience in facial anatomy, so you can be confident that you’re in competent hands in a medically-controlled setting.
Dr. Cecil Yeung, a double board-certified surgeon, and his state of the art Yeung Institute ensures that your dermal filler procedure will be conducted in a safe, secure and private medical environment. Dr. Yeung has the technical skills with a focus on natural-looking results that enable his patients to experience exceptionally dazzling transformations that are uniquely their own. Dr. Yeung and his staff are committed to developing and maintaining the highest confidence for each of his patients by emphasizing personalized services tailored to each person's unique needs and desires regarding dermal filler results.
If you desire a more youthful, wrinkle-free appearance by restoring volume and fullness to your face, contact our Houston office today to learn more about our dermal filler options. You can also get started by filling out the appointment request form right on this page.