Dermal Fillers Lakeway Services

What Do Dermal Fillers Do?

With age our face slowly begins to lose volume due to fat loss in the tissues, muscle atrophy (shrinking) and re-absorption of boney structure that provides support to the overlying tissues. Thinning and stretching of the skin also occurs placing the muscles closer to the surface making lines, wrinkles and folds more apparent.   Additionally chronic involuntary muscle contractions can cause creases in the skin that dermal fillers can help fill in and thereby improving and in some cases eliminate their appearance.  Dermal fillers help decrease the appearance of lines, wrinkles and folds and restore volume loss in the face.  They can also be used to augment facial features such as the cheeks and lips.

Some examples of where fillers may be used are:

  • Thinning lips to provide volume and definition
  • To enhance and restore thinning cheekbones to thereby lift the skin below
  • Decrease facial creases around the mouth and in the smile lines
  • Decrease lines that extend from the corners of your mouth to your chin
  • Improve the appearance of depressed acne scars

What Our Lakeway Dermal Filler’s CAN’T do:

Dermal fillers cannot provide you the result of a surgical facelift. They can, however, help delay the need for a surgical procedure by restoring some of your facial features to a more youthful state. This varies with each individual.

It is always advisable to meet with your injection specialist before the signs of aging are grossly apparent.  She can help you determine the areas of the face where the signs of aging and volume loss are occurring and can make suggestions for the best course of action to slow the aging process.   In this regard, dermal fillers become a preventative measure against the signs of aging by addressing the symptoms as they are happening and thereby require less correction at each visit.