Revitalize your appearance with injectable fillersAs a board-certified dermatologist in Jacksonville with years of experience, Dr. Pentel understands that her patients have the desire to age at their own pace. Previously, the signs of aging were handled only when they had become significant enough to warrant face lift surgery. Today, we have the opportunity to manage our aging process with injectable solutions like Botox, Dysport, and injectable fillers. At Southside Dermatology & Laser Cosmetic Center, men and women can benefit from our comprehensive suite of aesthetic solutions, which include:
- JUVÉDERM®, including JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® and JUVÉDERM® XC
- Restylane® and Perlane®
Why so many choices?Dermal fillers are injectable solutions formulated for the same basic purpose: to fill lines and creases for an improved facial aesthetic. When the goal of injectable treatment is the same, why are there so many choices for treatment?
There are several different ingredients on which a filler may be based. Many of the most commonly used fillers are based on Hyaluronic acid. This substance is a sugar compound that is produced naturally by the body. As we age, however, production slows and we begin to notice the effects as lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. Fillers such as those in the JUVÉDERM® family are Hyaluronic acid fillers. Even between one JUVÉDERM® filler and another, there are differences in consistency that address specific concerns and areas. A filler with a thicker consistency such as JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® will be used in deeper tissues for an improvement in facial contours, where a more fluid consistency is ideal for fine lines around the mouth.
In addition to Hyaluronic acid fillers, Dr. Pentel also uses fillers developed with calcium and synthetic substances, each capable of specific results. In a private consultation with your Jacksonville dermatologist, you can learn which filler or combination of fillers will best achieve your desired result.
When there are choices such as Botox, why choose dermal filler treatment?Botox is indeed a recognized and proficient anti-aging treatment. This solution is used to treat lines and wrinkles on the upper part of the face that result from constant muscle contractions. Dermal fillers are a wonderful complement to Botox, used to treat lower areas of the face including the cheeks, jowls, jawline, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and more.
Injectible solutions are a wonderful alternative to invasive surgical treatments. Under the care of a skilled dermatologist in Jacksonville, you can achieve your goals with minimal risk and no downtime. Call 904-880-0622 to schedule your consultation with Dr. Mary Pentel.