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Posts for: December, 2015
The Truth about Dermal Fillers
What Can Dermal Fillers Do For Me?
Dermal fillers are injectable compounds used to “fill in” lines and wrinkles in the face, and promote the look of youthful facial fullness. Dr. Mark Burnett, of Sarasota, Florida, uses dermal fillers to achieve lasting results, such as:
- Diminishing the look of scars
- Enhancing thin lips
- Diminishing the look of facial wrinkles
- Promoting a youthful appearance of the face
During your consultation appointment with Dr. Burnett, he will discuss the benefits and results of the use of dermal fillers, which dermal filler might be best for you, and what you can expect from treatment. He will examine your skin tone and facial contours to determine which areas to treat. He may also take photographs of your face.
During treatment, Dr. Burnett will lightly mark the areas of your face to be treated. These areas will be cleansed and injected with the dermal filler of choice. The injections are tolerated well and are of minimal discomfort. The treated areas are then gently massaged.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the best candidate for dermal fillers is a person who is healthy and doesn’t smoke. A patient’s goals should also be realistic. Dermal fillers are often used to diminish the early signs of aging listed above and their use can sometimes delay the need for surgical procedures such as a facelift or brow lift; however, the results of using dermal fillers are not to be compared with those of a surgical procedure.
Visible results from the use of dermal fillers will generally decrease over time, so it is important to visit the Sarasota office regularly to determine if additional dermal filler treatments might be needed. Feel free to stop in for a consultation and discuss what Dr. Burnett can do for you.