The myriad of injectable dermal fillers designed to meet Walnut Creek needs
By Dr. Christine Lee
In addition to fillers like Juvéderm and Restylane, Dr. Lee offers fillers that double as collagen stimulators. Products like Radiesse go beyond the capabilities of non-stimulating fillers; they not only “fill in” creases and sunken areas, but also achieve gradually improved results over time.
New collagen being formed at the injection site as the product settles and is absorbed by your body. Like other types of fillers, the product is metabolized and leaves your body. But this doesn’t happen for some time, so you can enjoy results for 12 months or longer versus around 6 to 12 months for fillers like Juvéderm.
Just because a filler is longer-lasting doesn’t mean it’s the best product for you.
There are many factors Dr. Lee considers before recommending a treatment plan. Some products are designed to lift and enhance cheeks, whereas others are best to soften vertical lip or marionette lines around your mouth. While all the products and therapies that may be used in conjunction with fillers are FDA-approved and made from biocompatible materials that are tissue-friendly, Dr. Lee will also consider some of the following factors before identifying a product to safely and effectively meet your needs:
- Skin and neurological conditions