Dermal Fillers Specialist

Seacoast Dermatology, PLLC

Dermatology Clinic and Mohs Surgery located in Exeter, Portsmouth, and Dover NH

An increase in facial lines and wrinkles can make you feel self-conscious as you get older. Dermal fillers plump your complexion and fill in hollow areas to recreate a youthful, fresh look. At Seacoast Dermatology, PLLC, with locations in Exeter, Portsmouth, Dover, and Newmarket, New Hampshire, the expert dermatologists offer a natural application of dermal fillers to help you look your best. Call one of the locations, or book online to learn how you can benefit.

Dermal Fillers Q & A

What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are cosmetic injectables that diminish facial lines and restore volume in hollow contours to create youthful fullness and smoothness to your face. As you get older, subcutaneous fat under your skin atrophies, which makes creases more evident and causes hollowed cheeks and thinning lips.

Dermal fillers are applied with a needle, so you feel some discomfort at treatment. But the sessions require no downtime afterward, and results are immediate.

What areas can dermal fillers be used to treat?

Dermal fillers address a number of aesthetic concerns associated with aging. These include:

  • Lines around the eyes, mouth, and forehead
  • Shadows under the eyes
  • Recessed scars
  • Thinning lips

Dermal fillers can also fill in some acne scars. The effects of dermal fillers are temporary but effective. They won’t give you the same effect as a face-lift, but they do give you excellent youth-enhancing results, without surgery.

What are the types of dermal fillers?

A primary ingredient in dermal fillers, such as Juvederm® and Voluma® offered at Seacoast Dermatology, PLLC, is hyaluronic acid. HA is a natural substance that your body produces to add softness, lift, and hydration to your skin. As you get older, your production decreases. Dermal fillers help restore what you once had.

Another dermal filler offered at the offices of Seacoast Dermatology, PLLC, is Sculptra®. It contains calcium hydroxylapatite, a natural mineral-like compound that reduces wrinkles and enhances facial fullness.

The doctors help determine which dermal fillers are right for you depending on your features and aesthetic goals. Application of dermal fillers is customized to you, and the intention is to provide you with a more youthful, but natural, look.

How long do the effects of dermal fillers last?

The effects of dermal fillers last anywhere from about six months to a few years. Your personal metabolism, area treated, and dermal filler used determines the exact results you can expect.

Talk to your dermatology provider at Seacoast Dermatology, PLLC, about what to expect from your specific treatment. Once the effects wear off, you can get retreated to maintain your look.

To learn how dermal fillers can improve your appearance, call one of the offices of Seacoast Dermatology, PLLC to book a cosmetic consult.  

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