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Fill in deep lines
Dermal fillers, or facial fillers, are created from hyaluronic acid which is naturally found in the human body, hydrating the skin and making the skin appear healthy and full. While there are other types other than hyaluronic acid fillers, Dr. Melancon only uses hyaluronic acid fillers for treatment in general. Facial fillers serve to plump up areas that lack volume, fill in deep lines, and smooth areas of the skin. Dermal fillers are ideal for patients desiring enhancement of their natural features. There are many different types of dermal fillers available for use that have been thoroughly tested and have excellent safety profiles. Hyaluronic acid fillers have become a mainstay in nonsurgical treatment of facial aging, with excellent, reliable results.
results are generally immediate, giving almost instant gratification!
As you age, your body produces less collagen and hyaluronic acid, which causes volume loss and increased skin laxity. At Audubon Facial Plastic Surgery in New Orleans dermal fillers not only restore volume and smooth out your skin, but they have also been shown in some cases to help your skin restore some of its elasticity. Because this is a minimally invasive treatment, there is minimal to no downtime needed with a quick recovery, making it convenient.
After your injection, there is minimal to no downtime needed. However, sometimes, you will have swelling and bruising for several days after injection. Using cold compresses can help with recovery. Other anti-inflammatory natural remedies such as Arnica can also be helpful.
changes in skin texture
Unfortunately, it is fairly common to see patients who have been over-injected with filler, which can cause skin discoloration, changes in skin texture, and migration of the filler causing ledges and bumps. In these cases, Dr. Melancon may suggest dissolving the previously poorly injected filler using a special enzyme that dissolves hyaluronic acid fillers. After dissolving the prior filler, together you can determine a plan for reinjection of filler in a more natural, balanced way.
Audubon Facial Plastic Surgery currently offers both Juvederm and Restylane products.
Each one is formulated differently with varying levels of molecular cross linking and thickness. Depending on the firmness of the dermal filler, there are many different areas of the face that can be treated. For example, a firmer filler such as Restylane Lyft or Juvederm Voluma would be used in more structural areas, such as defining the jawline, the chin, or the cheekbones. On the other hand, softer and more smooth fillers are better used to plump the lips or smooth fine lines.
Call or email today and take the next step in your cosmetic journey. If you are interested in minimally invasive nonsurgical rejuvenation of the face with dermal fillers New Orleans facial plastic surgeon Dr. Claire Melancon is available for consultation. Dr. Melancon’s aesthetic eye and appreciation for natural beauty will give you beautiful, harmonized results.
Not really. You may notice a slight stinging at the beginning of the injection, but that should quickly fade. In fact, some dermal fillers come already prepped with lidocaine, which is a numbing agent. Topical lidocaine is also an option to minimize the discomfort of injections.
No. While the injections are minimally invasive, they are quite small and will heal without leaving any permanent marks.
The cost changes depending on what specific dermal filler you choose, what you have treated, and the amount of filler you need. Call or come to the office for an estimated quote today. At Audubon Facial Plastic Surgery, we also offer a loyalty program with frequent discounts and raffles when you join the Audubon family.
At Audubon Facial Plastic Surgery, we know one of the most challenging parts of this process is the first step. We are a welcoming, restful place for you to come and learn about all the ways you can live life to the fullest and be the most beautiful you. Call or click to schedule a consultation to learn how you can breathe easy at Audubon Facial Plastic Surgery.
6001 Magazine St. Ste D, New Orleans, LA 70118
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