5 Ways Fillers Can Rejuvenate Your Appearance for Those Holiday Parties and Photos

5 Ways Fillers Can Rejuvenate Your Appearance for Those Holiday Parties and Photos

Holiday parties are just around the corner, but it's hard to feel joyful when your self-confidence takes a hit every time you see a photo of yourself. If you’re unhappy with your face because it’s started to show signs of aging, dermal fillers can restore your youthful look and your positive self-image in no time.

Dr. Daniel Maenner, our experienced physician here at The Doctor’s House in West New York, New Jersey, understands how important it is to feel good about your appearance. In fact, studies show that your self-esteem is closely linked to your mental and emotional health.

That’s why we offer minimally invasive ways to help you reach your aesthetic goals and improve your health at the same time. Here’s a closer look at how dermal fillers can get you ready to face the upcoming holiday celebrations — and even enjoy having your picture taken.

Your aging skin

As you age, your skin loses some of the fat, hyaluronic acid, and collagen under the surface, which triggers a series of problems. 

First, the muscles in your face lose their buffer, so the contractions they make affect the surface of your skin more noticeably. 

Second, your face loses volume, which means the contours of your cheeks, eyes, and chin change.

Third, without the plump fat underneath, the outer skin shrivels like a deflated latex balloon, causing a crepey texture and a network of fine wrinkles.

Fourth, your skin becomes more susceptible to the constant tug of gravity, so it begins to sag and form jowls and deeper creases.

Fifth, your lips lose their softness and plump contours, so they appear thin and hard and begin to form vertical lines over the upper lip. 

That’s the bad news, but here’s the good news: Fillers can rejuvenate your appearance.

Dermal fillers 101

For many years, a surgical facelift was the only way to correct these signs of aging, but dermal fillers offer a quick, easy, and safe way to address these symptoms without surgery.

There are several brands of dermal fillers available, and they’re each formulated differently to tackle specific facial issues. But they all have the same goal: to replace lost volume under your skin.

Some dermal fillers use hyaluronic acid while others use polylactic acid or polymethyl-methacrylate microspheres to plump up your skin and smooth out your wrinkles. Dr. Maenner strategically targets the areas of your face that can benefit from a little extra volume and skillfully injects the gel-like solutions at the appropriate depth.

The results are instant and natural-looking, which is why more than 3.4 million people opt for this effective treatment every year. If you join them, here are five ways dermal fillers can improve your holiday photos this year.

1. Plump your lips

To reclaim your youthful, pouty lips — or achieve them even if you weren’t born with them — a dermal filler containing hyaluronic acid can give you what you’re looking for. After numbing your skin with a topical anesthetic, Dr. Maenner injects the solution into your lips to create fuller, smoother lines. They don’t look fake or overfilled, just perfectly soft and supple.

2. Improve volume and symmetry

When you lose fat and collagen, you end up with hollow areas that make your cheeks and temples look sunken. Dermal fillers replace the volume in those areas to reshape the contours of your face and add a more pleasing sense of symmetry and balance.

3. Diminish the look of scars

Whether you have pocked skin from acne scars or evidence of a deep scratch or laceration, dermal fillers can significantly reduce the appearance of your scars by filling in the area beneath them. With added volume, the skin stretches over the scars so they become far less noticeable.

4. Smooth out wrinkles

At the first sign of tiny lines and wrinkles, dermal fillers can counteract the force of time and environment by shoring up your skin and banishing the crepey texture that’s starting to take over. Tiny crow’s feet at the corners of your eyes and web-like wrinkles on your thinning cheeks can revert back to a tauter, smoother face with just one treatment.

5. Decrease under-eye shadows

As your skin thins and ages, the delicate area under your eyes takes on a hollow, gaunt look. If you have light skin, the effect can be even more prominent, creating shadows under your eyes. But dermal injectables can fill in the spaces and eliminate the dark circles.

Your dermal filler results

You can expect to enjoy your new look for six months to two years depending on which treatment you receive and how your body responds to it. Eventually, your body absorbs the solutions and the effects fade, at which point you can simply schedule another treatment. 

Call our friendly staff at The Doctor’s House or use our online booking tool to schedule your first dermal filler treatment, and you can be looking picture-perfect before the holidays.

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