Fillers

Fillers in West Des Moines, IA

One of the top complaints that dermatologists receive from patients is that they have unwanted wrinkles that make them look and feel older. West Des Moines, IA area patients who are desperate for a solution for age lines, frown lines and wrinkles in the skin may find it in dermal fillers at Greater Des Moines Dermatology PC. Learn more about this treatment and how it can make you look many years younger in just an appointment or two.

What Are Fillers?

A dermal filler is a solution that is injected into the skin to relax the appearance of wrinkles and lines. The filler solution is commonly composed of collagen or hyaluronic acid, which is already present in the skin. When injected, the filler smooths and expands the surface of the skin, making it look more youthful. The effect of most fillers is temporary and must be repeated to maintain the look. Fillers are also used to “plumpen” up thin lips and cheeks, making them look more full and attractive for a period of time.

Common Types of Fillers

Common wrinkle fillers that you may have heard of by name include Juvederm, HylaForm, Elevess and Restylane. Side effects (swelling, pain or redness) from fillers can be minimized and avoided by ensuring that you receive your treatment from a qualified, board-certified dermatologist.

An In-Office Treatment

You don't have to go to a hospital or operating room in order to have a dermal fillers treatment. This is a service that can be completed in-office at Greater Des Moines Dermatology PC in just one or two appointments. Visit your doctor to ask questions about the treatment and you may even be able to have it administered at the same visit.

Lasting Results

Patients often report that dermal fillers have lasting results. Temporary collagen fillers can last for up to four months without needing to be refreshed. Hyaluronic acid fillers can last up to 12 months. Other solutions have been developed that can maintain smoother skin for up to two years.

Greater Des Moines Dermatology PC  is a professional skin care practice located near West Des Moines, IA that specializes in dermal fillers. Call (515) 243-8676 Today!

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