Over time, the muscles in our skin become weakened and the skin becomes loose causing early signs of aging.
We understand this is a very unwelcome surprise and many individuals wish to correct this. St. Louis Facial Plastic Surgery offers a variety of injectables and tailors both the technique and the result to each and every patient. Call Missouri Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Steitz at 314.475.3700 to schedule your consultation today!
What Are Dermal Fillers?
Facial fillers, also known as dermal fillers, are easily becoming one of the most widely offered services for facial augmentation across the United States and abroad. They have introduced relatively safe, minimally invasive facial augmentation and rejuvenation that can be performed in an office setting at the time of consultation. New products are hitting the market at an all-time high.
What Are The Types Of Dermal Fillers That St. Louis Facial Plastic Surgery Offers?
The large variety of fillers is a welcome addition to the surgeon’s repertoire, however from a patient standpoint can be largely confusing. St. Louis Facial Plastic Surgery offers the following facial fillers:
What is important to understand is that different fillers are better in certain situations. For instance, a softer, more pliable filler is desirable for lip augmentation, whereas a patient with heavy cheeks and deep nasolabial folds needs a firmer filler that is able to provide more lift.
What Is BOTOX®?
If wrinkles aren’t your thing, BOTOX® may be just what you need! BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription drug primarily used to treat fine lines and wrinkles in the following areas in the upper face:
- Crow’s feet
- Frown lines
- Bunny lines
- Forehead creases
This can temporarily enhance the complexion of the skin, creating a more youthful appearance. BOTOX® can also be used to treat a variety of other conditions including facial asymmetries, tension headaches, and excessive sweating. It acts by temporarily paralyzing the targeted muscle and typically lasts for 3-4 months.