05 Mar Facial Fillers and New Technology
Aging isn’t fun, especially when it does things like wrinkling our faces taking away that youthful glow we once had. But just because it’s happening doesn’t mean we can’t fight back. Once you decide to battle back there is the issue of how far do you go for your youth? Is it buying expensive creams, electing in plastic surgery, or somewhere in between? Of course, everyone’s path is different, but today we are going to fill you in on the benefits of facial fillers and what they can do to help you look young and glowing with smooth skin while also debunking some of the common myths and misconceptions.
Let’s start off with a quick lesson and answer the question: what is a facial filler? While it seems it should be more complicated, a facial filler is simply a material that is either natural or synthetic that is injected into crevices in your skin to fill in the space and create smoothness to your skin. There are several different techniques and materials that are used. Generally which one you use is dependent on what you want done, and what techniques and materials your doctor prefers.
So, what can you use facial fillers on? Of course they can be used to fill in wrinkles like frown lines and other forehead wrinkles. But they can also be used to fill in sunken in cheeks that are adding years to your face. A fuller plumper cheek with give you the appearance of a younger age. While we are plumping things up, you can use facial fillers to plump up lips too.
You may ask yourself why wouldn’t you just take the plunge and go under the knife. If you choose to do that, then go for it, but the reason this becomes a much more viable option for many women is the cost factor. Facial fillers can be administered at a fraction of the cost of plastic surgery. So, you are spending less money and aren’t having to endure such an invasive procedure.
So, you’ve heard some horror stories about people injecting things into their skin and have had an adverse effects. Just like technology has advanced over the years, so has the science of facial fillers have come a long way. According to an article published in the U.S. National Library of Medicines National Institute of Health, the risks posed when you use a facial filler are very low. According to the same article, minor bruising at the injection site was the most common that did occur.
So, where do you go from here? You want to make sure that you are finding a doctor that has done a lot of these procedures prior to doing your facial filler. When consulting with your doctor ask specific questions about what techniques they use and how many of these procedures they have successfully done. Don’t just trust the two or three before and after pictures they give you. Also, take to the internet and look for specific reviews for that doctor.
After all is done, treat yourself to a night out to show off your new look. Don’t be shocked when much younger men try and pick you up!