Non-surgical injectable fillers, such as Restylane® and JUVÉDERM®, are extremely popular in Dallas, Fort Worth, and surrounding Texas communities. Dermal fillers can be an important element of Dr. Michael Bogdan's comprehensive approach to facial rejuvenation. Many of the women who come to Dr. Bogdan's practice get fillers to smooth the fine lines and wrinkles that make them look older than they feel. Others want to plump up the lips or cheeks for a more youthful appearance.
Anyone concerned about the early signs of aging can benefit from Resytlane and JUVÉDERM injections from an experienced, skilled injector. Request a consultation using our online form to discuss your cosmetic goals with Dr. Bogdan. Or call our office at (817) 442-1236 to schedule an appointment.
Aging's effects accumulate over time, eventually resulting in deep wrinkles, sagging skin, and discoloration. But long before you get to that point, the subtle signs of aging begin to appear. Dermal fillers are an excellent option if you're concerned about looking older, but you are not ready for surgical procedures such as a facelift. Injectables treat firmly established facial wrinkles or larger grooves, such as the nasolabial folds, by restoring youthful volume to the face and adding structure as well.
These injectable treatments don't last as long as facial plastic surgery, but they are significantly less expensive and have a shorter downtime for recovery.
Dr. Bogdan performs injectable treatments during an office visit, rather than needing a trip to the operating room. In certain areas, such as the nasolabial folds ("smile lines"), a topical anesthetic is usually enough to keep you comfortable during the injections. More sensitive areas such as the lips may require a nerve block to ensure the treatment remains more comfortable than a visit to the dentist. Treatments usually take 15 to 30 minutes and you'll see results immediately.
Depending on the type of filler and the depth at which it is injected, Dr. Bogdan can smooth out fine lines on the surface of the skin, fill in deep lines, augment soft tissues, or even effectively enhance facial bone structure. Dr. Bogdan offers several advanced dermal fillers and he has the training and experience to perform these treatments artfully and effectively.
JUVÉDERM is a filler made using hyaluronic acid (HA), which is a substance naturally produced by the body. Because it is biocompatible and biodegradable, no allergy testing is needed before treatment and it is harmlessly absorbed by the body over time. JUVÉDERM has a smooth consistency and adds volume and hydration to indentations or wrinkles in the skin. JUVÉDERM is particularly effective for treating the nasolabial folds — the creases that run from the nose to the corners of the mouth.
Dr. Bogdan injects JUVÉDERM into the mid to deep dermis (the second layer of skin) beneath the fold or crease and it instantly restores volume and smooths indentations. JUVÉDERM results typically last 9 months or more. Allergan, which makes both JUVÉDERM and BOTOX® Cosmetic, offers a downloadable application for the iPhone® or iPad® to see how JUVÉDERM could work for you.
Like JUVÉDERM, Restylane is a soft tissue filler made with hyaluronic acid that effectively provides volume and fullness to the skin. Restylane's consistency makes it an ideal choice for lip augmentation and to diminish wrinkles or acne scars. Treatment involves injecting a small amount of the filler just underneath the wrinkle or skin depression.
You can use an online tool to help visualize the results possible with Restylane, depending on the number of injections used.
Combining JUVÉDERM and Restylane with other injectables such as BOTOX Cosmetic can rejuvenate your entire face without surgery. Injectables can also complement a brow lift or face lift. During your consultation, Dr. Bogdan discusses whether or not combining procedures is right for you.
If you have an iPhone or iPad, Dr. Bogdan encourages you to download his enhanced photo gallery application. This FREE app is available for download from the App Store℠.