If you’re looking to treat wrinkles or add volume to shallow cheeks and thin lips, injectable dermal fillers may be right for you. Ezekiel Adetunji, MD, offers a variety of dermal fillers at Amen Clinic, P.C., in Jackson, Tennessee, that can restore your face’s youthful smoothness and fullness. These minimally invasive injections can address early signs of aging as a stand-alone treatment or complement other cosmetic procedures. To learn more about dermal fillers, set up a consultation by calling or using the online scheduling tool.
Dermal fillers are injectable gel fillers made from naturally produced active ingredients that help diminish facial lines and replete volume loss to your facial features. As you get older, your face loses fat underneath the skin, which makes your facial muscles and skin come in contact with each other more. This diminished volume causes wrinkles and facial lines in the face.
Dermal fillers can help treat early signs of aging, sun damage, and facial lines, or improve your facial features by adding volume to thin lips and shallow cheeks.
First, Dr. Adetunji cleans your face with an antiseptic solution, marks the injection sites, and numbs the treatment area with a topical or local anesthetic. The injection of the filler itself can be as short as 15 minutes or as long as an hour.
After Dr. Adetunji injects the dermal fillers, he cleans the injection site thoroughly again and provides you an ice pack to relieve any swelling. It’s normal to feel mild tenderness for a day or two follow following the procedure.
Dr. Adetunji offers a selection of fillers to treat various facial areas, including:
Radiesse fillers are made with calcium hydroxylapatite, which contains skin-healing minerals and proteins. Dr. Adetunji sometimes uses these fillers for non-facial treatments on a case-by-case basis.
Yes, dermal fillers are safe. As is the case with any procedure, there is the potential for minimal side effects, such as:
Dr. Adetunji is more than happy to answer any questions you may have. If you’re interested in dermal fillers, call or use the online scheduling tool to set up a consultation.