Cheek fillers are an essential tool for rejuvenation and enhancement. However, how do you take of yourself after having them? In this post, I will answer common questions from patients regarding cheek filler aftercare and share my recommendations. BeforeAfter Bruising, swelling and cheek filler aftercare Any time a filler is injected, bruising and swelling may [...]
Cheeks and nasolabial folds
This is a collection of posts that relate to treatment of the cheeks and nasolabial folds.
Both Restylane and Juvederm are hyaluronic acid based fillers, and choosing between them depends on several factors. Firstly, let’s quickly review where we commonly use these fillers. Both fill nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and the corners of the mouth. In addition, they each plump under eye hollows, lip lines, and cheek and frown lines. Both [...]
As we age, volume is lost in our cheeks. That’s why filling our cheeks is one of the most effective ways to rejuvenate. Choosing the best cheek filler, though, depends on multiple factors. The ideal cheek filler is one that provides strong support and lift without looking unnatural, one that lasts for a long time, [...]
Perlane recently changed its name to Restylane Lyft and reintroduced itself as a filler for cheek augmentation and the correction of age-related, midface contour deficiencies. With this name change, the Restylane family of products is more complete. Now there is Restylane, Restylane Silk, and Restylane Lyft. All of these products are made from hyaluronic acid. [...]
As we age, many of us develop wrinkles on our cheeks. These are usually fine wrinkles, and there are a few ways to treat them. Fillers One way to treat them is by filling them. A filler is placed directly into the wrinkles to plump them up. I like to use a product called Belotero. [...]
With so many facial filers now available, many patients wonder which one they should use? Juvederm? Voluma? Restylane? Some factors to consider in choosing which filler to use are: 1. where it will be used 2. how long it will last 3. cost In the end, we want to choose the best product for the [...]
Voluma is the newest filler to hit the market. It is made by the makers of Juvederm and is FDA approved to fill the cheeks. Its advantage over other fillers is its ability to lift the skin. However, it can be used to fill other areas in addition to the cheeks such as the temples. As [...]
We are very excited to have been selected as one of the first medical offices in Los Angeles to get Juvederm Voluma from the manufacturer. Juvederm Voluma is the first and only filler to receive FDA approval to add volume to the cheek area. Juvederm Voluma is part of the Juvederm family, but it differs [...]
Cheek aging manifests itself in several ways. As we get older, our cheeks deflate and sag, wrinkles develop, and brown spots and dilated blood vessels appear. Cheeks deflate and sag with age from the combination of a loss of underlying bone and fat, and from weakening of the skin. It may come as a surprise that [...]
These are areas that are approved to be treated with Juvederm XC. They are some of the most common areas treated, but other areas that can be filled include the lips, cheeks, and grooves under the eyes. In this picture, a total of 3 syringes of Juvederm were used.