Dermal Fillers

Patients on the hunt for semi-permanent solutions to skin and aesthetics issues such as wrinkles, scars, and aging signs are probably already aware of dermal fillers as a fantastic option to restore fullness in the face. Dermal fillers are exploding in popularity among pop stars and current cultural icons, but this innovative injectable treatment isn’t only for Hollywood stars anymore.

 

BioAge Health is a certified Twin Cities age management specialist administering dermal fillers to residents throughout the area. Our dermal filler injections are effective, helping you achieve a tighter, fuller facial appearance with just a few simple injections. Contact BioAge Health to learn what makes dermal filler injectables one of our most popular age and aesthetics treatment options now.

Full Facial Restoration From Dermal Fillers

BioAge Health provides dermal filler procedures to patients in the Twin Cities looking for an effective method to minimize the appearance of noticeable wrinkles and pre-existing facial lines while simultaneously restoring the fullness and youthfulness of your skin and facial features. Dermal filler injections are proven to provide relief from several signs of aging in men and women, with benefits including:

  • Softened wrinkles
  • Reduced shallow facial contours or sunken cheeks
  • Improved appearance of acne scars, dark spots, and other permanent blemishes
  • Decreased under-eye hollows
  • Plumper, fuller top and bottom lips
  • More defined lip outlines
  • Reconstructed facial imperfections after surgery or an accident

Don’t suffer from diminishing confidence with age when dermal fillers and other injectables like Botox can bring new life to your skin. Schedule a consultation with BioAge Health now to learn more about our Twin Cities aesthetics services and take the necessary next steps toward healthy, youthful skin using dermal fillers.

FAQ: Are Dermal Fillers Right for You?

Dermal fillers are a fantastic way to boost your self-confidence, effectively reducing aging indicators like wrinkles, sunken cheekbones, dark eye bags, and more. Make sure to seek a doctor or certified dermal filler specialist such as BioAge Health to achieve the most optimal results in a safe, sterile environment.

Dr. Kodama can address any further questions or concerns you may have about dermal fillers during your first appointment, but here are a few of our most commonly asked questions from patients pertaining to dermal filler facial injections:

1. What are dermal fillers?

The dermal filler injections we administer at BioAge Health are made with multiple materials depending on the type you choose. Just as the name implies, dermal fillers aim to “fill” sagging and wrinkled skin women and men commonly experience with age. The gel-like fillers are injected directly into the soft tissue of your face’s skin, providing support and smoothing areas as needed.

Over time and with age, the skin naturally loses its elasticity, leading to wrinkles and sagging. Dermal fillers offset negative aging impacts by making up for lacking collagen and elastin levels in the skin of your face and neck. These two substances are vital in keeping your body’s outermost layer looking beautiful, firm, and youthful. Dermal fillers help initiate collagen and elastin production, providing a vibrant, restorative look to these various head and facial features:

  • Under-eye areas
  • Eyelids
  • Nose or nostrils
  • Cheeks
  • Chin
  • Neck
  • Lips
2. Is there only one option available for dermal fillers?

For the most part, the most common dermal filler injections are composed of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring chemical that hydrates skin and supports its shape. In addition, some filler options include natural and synthetic collagen-stimulating substances, calcium replacements, and other nourishing ingredients in each injection.

Talk with Dr. Kodama and the trusted team of Minnesota facial filler providers at BioAge Health to determine the appropriate dermal filler injection option for your body based on your needs, preferences, and personal or familial medical history.

3. Are dermal fillers permanent?

Dermal filler injections have improved significantly through the years, but they’re still not a permanent solution to age-related skin problems. The results of hyaluronic acid-based injections are expected to last six months on average, though some patients experience longer-lasting results on a case-by-case basis.

By administering multiple injections on a pre-determined schedule, you can see fuller, tighter skin in no time and maintain the results for a more extended period. If you’re uncomfortable with needles, dermal fillers will probably not be the right fit to achieve your desired skincare outcomes since treatment courses require continued injections into the face regularly. Talk with Dr. Kodama about our other aesthetics and anti-aging skincare treatments to utilize alternatively.

4. Will I feel any pain during or after the injections?

Dr. Kodama provides a cream-based local anesthetic before administering the injection into each desired area. At most, you should only feel a brief pinch and minor pain during injection. Some typical side effects are minor, subsiding in a week or less, and mainly include:

 

  • Bleeding
  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Numbness
  • Dull pain

Allergic reactions and more severe side effects are rare but require immediate medical attention. BioAge Health is a Minnesota dermal filler injection specialist offering a safe, sterile environment to receive regular shots and achieve smoother, more vibrant skin and facial features.

5. Dermal fillers vs. Botox - what’s the big difference?

Although it’s easily one of the most popular injectable treatments out there, Botox is not technically a dermal filler. Although the treatment’s delivery system is similar, they operate in unique ways.

Botox paralyzes the face’s muscles to minimize wrinkle formation using a substance called Botulinum toxin. Dermal fillers don’t freeze the facial muscles but instead stimulate collagen production and levels of other naturally occurring chemicals, creating the appearance of more youthful and full facial features.

Both of these anti-aging treatment options are fantastic for anyone looking to combat the frustrating signs of aging. BioAge Health offers both Botox and dermal filler injections, and we’re happy to help you decide which will work best for your body and preferences. Schedule an appointment with BioAge Health and find the appropriate fit for your face and skin.

Fantastic Results With Dermal Fillers at BioAge Health

At BioAge Health, we make every patient a top priority right from the start. Your initial consultation with Dr. Kodama and the BioAge Health team begins by evaluating your past medical history and current needs or goals. Then, we can provide expert recommendations on the right course of action to combat your individual skin issues. Dermal fillers are one popular treatment option involving injections into various areas of the face, creating a fuller, smoother, glowing complexion.

Our team of experienced doctors and registered nurses are certified to administer dermal filler injections here at our Eagan, MN office. Transform your face with dermal filler injections, a proven method to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, sagging, natural lines, and other skin imperfections commonly associated with age. Schedule a consultation with the trusted Twin Cities dermatology experts at BioAge Health by phone or online to begin transitioning to a tighter, fuller, more youthful face using dermal fillers.

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