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Dermal Fillers: Part 1

Plastic Surgery in Charleston, SCDermal fillers are a safe, non-invasive way to restore volume lost as a natural part of the aging process. They can help correct:

  • wrinkles
  • sunken cheeks
  • thinning lips
  • folds from the nose to the mouth (nasolabial folds)
  • marionette lines (on the cheeks)

The wrinkles treated by dermal fillers are different from those treated by BOTOX® Cosmetic injections and laser skin resurfacing. By restoring your face’s natural, youthful contours, dermal fillers can help you look as young as you feel. Dermal filler injections take just a few minutes, but their effects can last six months or more.

At Port City Plastic Surgery, we offer our patients many dermal filler options, including:

  • Restylane®
  • Perlane®
  • Juvéderm®
  • Radiesse®
  • Fat Injections

You may have heard of many of these products already, since they are marketed by name by the pharmaceutical companies that produce them. All fillers do work in a similar way, but due to his years of experience using them Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Brian G. Widenhouse understands their potential for slightly different application and results.

During your consultation, Dr. Widenhouse can describe more of the subtle differences between them. Over the coming weeks, we will provide overview information on each of these products and procedures to help you understand the different types of dermal fillers we offer at Port City Plastic Surgery, and their uses in our Dermal Fillers Blog Series.

Unlike many practices where dermal filler injection is trusted to nurses or aestheticians, at Port City Plastic Surgery only plastic surgeon Dr. Brian G. Widenhouse performs injections of facial fillers. He believes that all patients deserve personal treatment from a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Dr. Widenhouse is expert in the art and science of dermal filler injections: his years of experience and knowledge of facial anatomy ensure his clients get the results they desire.

If you would like to learn more dermal filler injections and whether they can help you, please schedule a consultation with Dr. Brian G. Widenhouse at one of Port City Plastic Surgery’s two convenient locations in Charleston, South Carolina.

Check the Blog again next week for Part 2 of our ongoing Dermal Fillers Series, when we’ll be discussing hyaluronic acid-based fillers Restylane®, Perlane® and Juvéderm®.

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