Facial rejuvenation using dermal fillers is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that involves the injection of a gel-like substance into specific areas of the face to restore volume, smooth out wrinkles, and contour facial features. The procedure is performed by a trained and licensed medical professional, such as an aesthetic Nurse Practitioner.
The specific type of dermal filler used for facial rejuvenation will depend on the individual’s needs and goals. Some of the most common types of fillers used for this purpose include hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers, like Juvederm, and poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) bio-stimulatory fillers, such as Sculptra. These fillers vary in their consistency, longevity, and intended use
During the procedure, the medical professional will use a small needle or cannula to inject the filler into the targeted areas of the face. The treatment is generally well-tolerated, with most patients experiencing minimal discomfort. Depending on the extent of the rejuvenation required, the procedure can take anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour to complete.
Following the treatment, patients may experience some minor swelling, redness, or bruising at the injection site, but these side effects usually resolve within a few days. The results of facial rejuvenation using dermal fillers are usually visible immediately and can last anywhere from 6 months to 2 years, depending on the type of filler used.
Overall, facial rejuvenation using dermal fillers can be an effective way to achieve a more youthful, refreshed appearance without undergoing surgery. It is important to choose a qualified medical professional to perform the procedure and to have realistic expectations about the outcome.