- By cathy warden
- Published 07/24/2012
Dermal fillers have become a popular choice among those who are looking for effective anti aging treatment. It is a cost effective alternative to cosmetic surgery. These days’ dermal fillers are usually not made of animal products. The fillers available now a days’ are made of synthetic or natural materials. Many fillers use Hyaluronic acid that occurs naturally in human body. It is not like animal based products such as bovine collagen which has negative side effects on human body. Most of the dermal fillers have long lasting effects. However, while choosing dermal filler, you should ensure that it is FDA approved.
Let’s have a look at some of the popular dermal fillers.
Sculptra is a poly L-lactic acid. It is also known as New Fill. It can be considered to be a synthetic polymer that is used to fill sunken cheeks. Sculptra is injected into the skin for over a period of a few months. The result of this dermal filler may last more than a year.
Some of the common dermal fillers like Perlane, Restylane and Juvederm contain Hyaluronic acid. It is a lubricating gel which attracts water to the affected area. As a result the water plump up the lined or wrinkled areas. Hyaluronic acid has no negative side effects because it occurs in the body naturally. It may remain effective for three to eight months. Fillers that contain this acid are used to reshape lips, fill wrinkles as well as diminish scars. It can add volume not only to the cheeks but also to the lips and chin. Though these are called permanent fillers, the result usually last around a year.
This is made up of micro-spheres. These calcium based spheres are combined into a gel, which is then injected into the skin to plump up lines and the sunken areas. It is one of the most long-lasting dermal fillers that one can go for.
Softform contains bio-compatible material. It is mainly used for things like heart surgeries. It acts more like implant than dermal filler. The greatest thing about Softform is that it is an alloplast. Hence, it is compatible to the soft tissues of human face though it is synthetic. It is an ideal choice for cheek lines and fill frown.
Dermal fillers are expensive. You should ensure that you get the best result when you decide to go for dermal fillers. Make sure to choose a local doctor who specializes in this field. For example if you live in Pompano Beach, you should look for a doctor specializing in dermal fillers Pompano Beach.
Author Bio: Cathy Warden is a skin care expert and she has several blogs dedicated to topics like Dermal fillers Delray Beach, dermal filler Boca Raton, dermal fillers Deerfield Beach and so on. For more information on similar topics she suggests you to visit http://www.drskellchock.com/