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Dermal Fillers

Injectable fillers can plump up areas of the face for a number of cosmetic purposes. Whether you’re concerned with lost facial volume due to age, thinning lips, deep facial creases or even asymmetrical features, dermal fillers may be the solution for you.

Why Choose SpaVie?

  • From our facility in Plymouth, SpaVie serves the Twin Cities as well as outlying communities including Sartell, Minnetonka, Wayzata, and St. Cloud.
  • SpaVie is headed by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jennifer Harrington, who is also one of the top female plastic surgeons in the country.
  • We are proud to offer a full menu of non-surgical options for rejuvenating the face and body, helping you love the person you see in the mirror each day.

Best Candidates for Injectable Fillers

Almost anyone who is in good overall health can be a candidate for dermal fillers. Many people seek out dermal fillers to fill in deep creases or facial wrinkles, particularly in the low face, such as the nasolabial folds, which run from the sides of the nose to corners of the mouth, or marionette lines, which run from the corners of the mouth to either side of the chin. Others may get dermal fillers to plump up their lips or smooth out lip wrinkles. Finally, fillers can also be used to add facial volume to remove hollowness or increase facial symmetry.

Depending on your aesthetic goals, Dr. Harrington might recommend other treatments to help you meet your needs. For instance, BOTOX® or Dysport® can smooth away dynamic wrinkles in the upper face, especially crow’s feet and frown lines. Profound® RF skin tightening can help take years off an aging face and decrease wrinkles. Finally, Sciton laser treatments provide a range of options for rejuvenating your complexion.

What to Expect

Before your injections, you will have a chance to learn about our different filler options and which product or products might be best for you. When it’s time for your appointment, your aesthetic professional will cleanse your skin and decide on the exact areas to inject. The injections themselves are generally quick and relatively painless, and no anesthetic is necessary. Dermal fillers are quick, walk-in, walk-out procedures, allowing you to return to your normal routine in as little as 20 minutes.

Recovery & Results

Once your treatment is finished, you may develop some minor pinkness, swelling or bruising around the injection site. The exact length and extent of side effects vary depending on the type of filler, which area you had injected and how your body responds, but most side effects fade within 1 to 2 weeks. Some people may experience few to no side effects. You should avoid pressing on or massaging the treated area, but you can otherwise return to your normal schedule as soon as you leave our office.

Your results should gradually develop over the following 5 to 10 days. If you had wrinkle fillers placed to smooth out deep creases, lines should appear less noticeable and minimized. In the case of lip fillers, your lips should appear fuller and smoother, but not artificial or exaggerated. In all cases, your results should appear natural and simply help you look and feel like your best self.

Dermal Filler FAQs

Q. What’s the difference between different types of fillers?
Fillers can be comprised of different components, such as hyaluronic acid, collagen or synthetic compounds. The type of filler determines how it will interact with your skin and tissue, what your results will look and feel like, and how long your results will last. Your practitioner will help you decide on the right filler for your needs.
Q. How long do fillers last?
Dermal fillers typically last anywhere from 5 months to over 1 year, depending on the product.
Q. Can fillers help prevent facial aging?
Nothing can fully prevent the aging process from taking place, but some fillers can help restore collagen within your facial tissue. As in most facial rejuvenation treatments, a restoration of collagen can increase lift and tone in your skin.
Q. Can I get fillers in places besides my face?
Yes. While most filler injections are placed in various parts of the face, some people get fillers on the backs of their hands. If there’s another area you would like to have treated, ask your aesthetic professional.
Q. What if I don’t like my results?
If you have allowed enough time to pass to see your final results and you still feel dissatisfied, hyaluronic acid fillers can be reversed with a simple injection of an enzyme called hyaluronidase. Fillers comprised of artificial compounds, cannot be removed once injected. However, fillers are temporary treatments that will fade in a matter of months.

*This information is for education only and is not meant as a guarantee of results. Your results may vary.

Summary
Injectable Dermal Fillers
Service Type
Injectable Dermal Fillers
Provider Name
Dr. Jennifer Harrington,
2855 Campus Drive, Suite 520,Plymouth,Minnesota-55441,
Telephone No.(612) 268-6997
Area
Twin Cities
Description
Plymouth medical spa, SpaVie, offers injectable dermal fillers for wrinkle treatments and lip augmentation for Twin Cities clients and throughout Minnesota.
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