The cosmetic professionals at Georgetown Plastic Surgery are pleased to offer a large and varied menu of cosmetic options, including derma-fillers to the greater Georgetown area.
How do cosmetic fillers work?
At Georgetown Plastic Surgery, we use cosmetic or derma-fillers (also called injectibles) to create and sculpt volume in targeted areas, lifting up and smoothing out the skin. Tiny amounts of the filler material are inserted just below the skin, creating a smooth, refined surface.
What benefits can I expect from cosmetic fillers?
When expertly applied by Dr. Staebel, cosmetic fillers can soften lines/wrinkles around the nose, mouth, and eyes. In just minutes, this procedure can also create natural looking, high cheekbones and fuller lips, and can treat sunken eyes, pock marks and other skin irregularities. Derma-fillers generally last 4 to 12 months and treatments should not disrupt your normal routine.
Types of cosmetic fillers available.
There is wide variety of injectibles available under many product names. Dr. Staebel will talk to you about the benefits of various fillers, with a recommendation for one that will produce the results that you are looking to achieve.
- Collagen is a natural protein and the main component in cartilage, teeth, and bones. Brand names include: CosmoDerm® and Zyderm®.
- Hyaluronic Acid is a natural substance found in the body’s soft connective tissue, cartilage and joint fluids, and skin tissue. Brand names include: Restylane® and Juvéderm®.
- Calcium Hydroxylapatite is the heaviest filler and is found naturally in human bones. It is used to fill the deepest creases and to enhance the fullness of cheeks and other facial contours. Brand names include: Radiesse®
- Polylactic Acid is a synthetic material that stimulates collagen production. It is a stimulant so results are not immediate but appear gradually over a few months. Brand names include: Sculptra® Aesthetic
Dr. Staebel has many years of experience using cosmetic fillers to successfully treat every imperfection imaginable. Contact us today at Georgetown Plastic Surgery, for more information and to schedule a consultation.