In order for you to understand how dermal fillers help with wrinkle reduction, it is important to understand the changes that take place in the body as a person gets older. This is something that most people are interested in because very few people actually enjoy the way their body starts to look as the years pass. Most people want to hold onto their youthful appearance for as long as they can. As they do get older, they want to look their best for their age.
The interesting thing is that as you get older, you begin to lose volume in your face. This volume is primarily from fat that is in your face. The interesting thing about it is that most people do not like the idea of having a fat face, or what some refer to as a baby face. However, that is really the thing that makes a person look young.
As this fat slowly goes away over the years, the skin begins to sag. The facial features become more pronounced because there is not as much cushion in the face. This leads to having hollow cheeks and temples. Dermal fillers are designed to replace that lost fat. They are skillfully injected into the face in order to plump the area up.
Dermal fillers can be used in many ways to help improve the contour of a person’s face and to help reduce lines and wrinkles. For example, as a person gets older and their cheeks start to look sunken in, certain types of fillers can be injected into the cheeks in order to fill them out. Or as a person gets older, fillers can be used to help plump up lips that have lost volume because of the aging process. If you are starting to experience wrinkles in and around your lips, dermal fillers can be used to fill out the area and cause the wrinkles to disappear.
Another way that dermal fillers help to reduce wrinkles is because of the beneficial substances they contain. One example is fillers that are based on hyaluronic acid. When a person is young and has an abundance of hyaluronic acid naturally in their skin, it can very easily hold onto moisture. This moisture also plumps up the skin and hydrates it. Since hyaluronic acid is not produced in the same quantity when a person is older, their skin looks dull and thin. So, when a dermal filler that contains hyaluronic acid is skillfully injected into the area, it helps the skin to hold onto the moisture and look hydrated.
The great thing about dermal fillers is that they are quick and convenient. And you are going to get natural-looking and long-lasting results. You are immediately going to see that you have more volume in your face. Depending on the product that is used, you could enjoy the results for years.
At Mariposa Aesthetics and Laser Center in Oklahoma City, we are proud to offer a variety of dermal fillers. Contact us today to schedule a consultation to learn more about your options regarding wrinkle reduction.