Sometimes the hardest part of making an educated decision is knowing what questions to ask. So if you’re interested in how Dermal Fillers (Restylane®, Juvederm®) can help create a more youthful appearance, the answers to these frequently asked questions should help prepare you for your first consultation.

What Is a dermal filler?
Dermal Fillers (Restylane®, Juvederm®) is a unique formulation of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance which occurs as an important structural element in the skin,and helps maintain moisture and volume in your skin. Each Dermal Fillers (Restylane®, Juvederm®) product is a clear gel containing microparticles of a specific size. This allows your physician to select the right combination of gels to obtain the effect you desire. Dermal Fillers (Restylane®, Juvederm®) can increase volume in your facial tissue to help attain a more youthful appearance.

What Can I Treat?
Dermal Fillers (Restylane®, Juvederm®) adds volume to the skin tissue, restoring facial contours to reduce the appearance of wrinkles or enhance the lips. Areas commonly treated are the forehead, cheeks, lips, jawline, chin, and the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth.

What Should I Consider Before Treatment?
You should have a clear idea of your desired results, and clearly express them to your physician.

How Is The Treatment Performed?
Small amounts of Dermal Fillers (Restylane®, Juvederm®) are injected directly into your skin using a fine needle. To minimize discomfort during the treatment, your physician may anesthetize the treatment area.

What Can I Expect After My Treatment?
After any injection, you may experience swelling, redness, pain, itching, discolouration, and tenderness. This will typically last less than a week.

How Much Does It Cost?
A typical treatment with Dermal Fillers (Restylane®, Juvederm®) can cost as low as $500. Because each treatment may be tailored to your specific requests, costs may vary.

How Long Will My Results Last?
Exact duration of effect depends on many factors including the treatment area and should be discussed with the physician.