What Do Injectable Fillers Do?

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So a lot of people will ask me questions about what fillers do and what are fillers. And fillers are Juvederm, perlane, belotero, radiesse, sculptra, those are those that we use very often in the cosmetic dermatology practice. What they do is they fill out creases between the nose and the mouth, between the mouth and the chin, they can pick up the cheek some, they can fill out hollows under the eyes, and they generally speaking make one look younger.

I've been doing fillers on myself now for about two years, I looked in the mirror back in February 2011 and I thought to myself, hello mum and I adore my mother but she's in her mid 70's and there's no need for me to look like her right now. So I put a little bit of volume in. The thing is you can get carried away with volume in your face and that's not a good thing.

We lose a teaspoon of volume, collagen that is from our face every year from the time we're 30. So it's not until we get into our 40s and 50s actually notice a difference. Your face looks sagging, your skin doesn't look as full, we're trying to exercise to keep the fat off of our rear ends, we wind up losing fats from our faces that makes us look older and gont.

Just a little bit with somebody that delicately knows how to do it without overdoing it, is something that I would truly recommend its made me feel younger and look younger as well and I tell people that I do it well, I do it with restraint and I have been doing it for about 20 years to my patients, so I have a lot of experience with that.

Fillers is one of my favorite things to do because it's instinct and it's very, very gratifying. It must be done by both certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon that knows what they're doing, not somebody that just took a weekend course.