What are the benefits of using wrinkle fillers?

Dermatologist Dr. Heidi Waldorf describes the benefits of using facial wrinkle fillers. Watch Dr. Waldorf's video for tips and information on cosmetic dermatology and skin health.

Arthur W. Perry, MD
Plastic Surgery
Did you know that filling wrinkles not only makes you look better, but actually prevents more wrinkles from forming? It sounds like fantasy, but wrinkle fillers stiffen the skin -- and that staves off more wrinkles. And there's a third benefit to filling those wrinkles -- your body thinks it's gaining weight. When you fool your body, you actually grow more collagen -- thicker collagen -- from the injection. So 20% of it becomes permanent!

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