Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that is already found in your skin. It helps keep skin plump and hydrated. HA fillers are typically soft and gel-like, adding smoothness and fullness. The results are temporary, lasting 6 to 12 months or longer before the body gradually and naturally absorbs the particles. Most HA fillers are infused with lidocaine to help minimize discomfort during and after treatment. FDA approved HA fillers we use include:
What should I expect?
During your consultation we will evaluate your goals and review your history to create a plan. The skin will be cleaned and an anesthetic technique will be used. Mild swelling for several days will likely be present. You should avoid exercise for a day, but may resume normal activities immediately.
How soon will I notice a difference?
Are there any risks, what if I don’t like it?
The risks are generally minimal, most commonly swelling/bruising. In the case of an emergency, or if you do not like results HA is dissolvable.
What areas can be treated?