Dermal Fillers | The Ark Medspa

Dermal fillers offer a subtle yet powerful way to enhance personal aesthetics. At The Ark Medspa in New Albany, IN, we have seen how these treatments help rejuvenate appearances and boost confidence. Dermal fillers, widely celebrated for their ability to restore youthful vitality, involve various types and benefits. Let’s explore how they work, what they are made of, and the changes you might see in your appearance after treatment.

What Are Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers, often called “injectable fillers” or “cosmetic fillers,” are specialized substances injected beneath the skin’s surface to add volume, smooth out lines, and enhance facial contours. Serving as a popular non-surgical option within cosmetic treatments, these fillers are crafted from various materials, each designed to target specific concerns and areas of the face.

What Are the Different Types of Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers come in different compositions and applications, each suitable for specific cosmetic goals and facial areas. A particular filler type is selected based on the patient’s skin type, the area to be treated, and the desired outcome. This allows for personalized treatment plans that cater to individual aesthetic goals.

  • Hyaluronic acid fillers are popular for immediate results and reversibility, perfect for adding volume to lips and cheeks and smoothing out wrinkles.
  • Calcium hydroxylapatite fillers offer a longer-lasting solution, ideal for deeper lines and enhancing facial contours due to their ability to stimulate natural collagen production.
  • Poly-L-lactic acid fillers are another category designed to work gradually. They stimulate the body to produce its own collagen and are excellent for treating deep facial wrinkles and volume loss.
  • Finally, polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) fillers provide a semi-permanent filler option, creating a lasting scaffold under the skin to support areas with severe wrinkles and volume loss.

What Are the Benefits of Dermal Fillers?

Volume Restoration

Dermal fillers can restore volume to areas like cheeks and lips, where age-related volume loss is noticeable. This treatment can also elevate depressed scar areas, making them blend more seamlessly with the surrounding skin.

Wrinkle Reduction

By filling in creases, dermal fillers smooth out the skin’s surface. They are particularly effective for deep lines, such as smile and marionette lines. They offer a temporary but immediate solution for reducing the appearance of wrinkles that do not adequately respond to other treatments like Botox.

Facial Rejuvenation

Dermal fillers can help lift and rejuvenate facial features by restoring youthful contours and improving symmetry. This non-surgical option enhances facial structures without the risks and downtime associated with surgical procedures.

Immediate Results

The results of dermal fillers are visible almost instantly after the treatment, providing a quick enhancement of facial features. Additionally, there is typically very little downtime, allowing patients to return to their daily activities shortly after treatment.

Versatility

Dermal fillers are versatile in addressing various cosmetic concerns, such as adding volume to the cheeks or lips. This allows dermal fillers to provide natural-looking results lasting several months or even years.

Customizability

Dermal fillers can be customized to enhance the appearance of various facial features, such as lips, cheeks, and chin. By working closely with us, patients can achieve a natural-looking result that complements their unique facial features.

Long-Lasting Effects

While not permanent, many dermal fillers offer results lasting from six months to over a year, depending on the type of filler used and the area treated. This longevity allows for sustained aesthetic enhancement with minimal maintenance.

Minimal Risks

Dermal fillers, especially those based on naturally occurring substances like hyaluronic acid, have a low risk of adverse reactions and do not require allergy testing. The treatment itself is relatively safe when performed by a qualified professional.

No Surgery Required

As a non-surgical option for facial enhancement, dermal fillers eliminate the risks associated with surgical procedures, such as scarring and infection, making them a safer choice for many individuals.

Which Dermal Fillers Do We Provide?

Radiesse®

Radiesse is a biostimulator made from calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) microspheres suspended in a water-based gel. It helps to restore volume immediately and stimulates the body to produce new collagen over time. It’s commonly used to smooth moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds, and enhance cheek volume.

Revanesse® 

Revanesse is a range of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers that are designed to treat various signs of aging by restoring volume, smoothing lines, and enhancing facial contours. This Canadian-made product stands out due to its high-quality, ultra-smooth formula, which allows for easier injections and more natural-looking results.

Revanesse Versa™

A hyaluronic acid-based filler, Revanesse Versa is noted for its high-quality formulation that provides durability and smoothness. It’s particularly effective for treating fine lines and wrinkles and providing lip enhancement. Its unique properties lead to less swelling compared to other hyaluronic acid fillers, making it a favorable choice for many patients seeking subtle and natural-looking results.

Revanesse Lips™+ 

Revanesse Lips+ is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler designed specifically for lip augmentation and the correction of lip perioral lines around the mouth. Known for its high-quality, ultra-smooth gel, Revanesse Lips™ not only enhances lip volume and definition but also promotes long-lasting effects, making it a popular choice among those seeking to achieve fuller, more beautifully contoured lips.

Enhance Your Natural Beauty With Dermal Fillers in New Albany, IN

Dermal fillers offer a safe, effective, and non-surgical option for those looking to rejuvenate their appearance. Whether you’re considering lip filler, under-eye filler, or other facial enhancements, The Ark Medspa in New Albany, IN, is here to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. We invite you to schedule a consultation to explore how dermal fillers can transform your appearance and elevate your natural beauty. Contact us online or call (812) 650-7700 to schedule your consultation.