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Cosmetic fillers are substances that are injected through small needles into the skin to smooth depressions caused by wrinkles, folds, scars or facial volume loss. We use a variety of products, including Juvederm Ultra XC, Juvederm Ultra Plus XC, Juvederm Voluma XC, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne.
Juvederm dermal fillers are made from hyaluronic acid — a naturally occurring substance in your skin. It combines with water in your skin to instantly restore lost volume and smooth out lines and wrinkles It is infused with lidocaine to improve comfort during treatment. Juvederm XC's smooth gel provides results that are not only instant but long-lasting and natural-looking.
If face wrinkles or other signs of age are making you look older than you feel, Chesapeake Skin Solutions has the solution for you. Juvederm Voluma XC is a filler that works to correct age-related volume loss, specifically in the cheek area. These treatments help create a nice, smooth contour, which helps dramatically in bringing back your youthful appearance. This treatment provides a very natural-looking and long-lasting result that may last up to two years.
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Help complete your aesthetic look with natural-looking volume in your cheeks and hands for a smoother, fuller appearance. Restylane Lyft is a safe, effective and dissolvable HA filler. Treatment can be administered in your hands and face at the same appointment — and can result in a more youthful-looking appearance.
Crafted with XpresHAn Technology™, Restylane Defyne helps smooth out deep laugh lines (nasolabial folds and marionette lines) and is also FDA approved to add definition to the chin/jawline. Using innovative cross-linking technology, Restylane Defyne is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler that is able to help restore a more youthful, natural-looking appearance, while helping you maintain your natural expressions.
How long before I see results?
Results are instant. You will see an immediate improvement in the treatment area. Most people need one treatment to achieve an optimal outcome. Supplemental "touch-up" treatments may be required to achieve and maintain the desired look.
How long does treatment usually take?
The injection process is quick and easy and takes only about 15-30 minutes.
Pre-Treatment Dermal Filler Instructions
Injectable fillers cannot be done if you have had any dental procedures, including routine cleanings two weeks before or after your filler appointment.
If you are taking medications that may prolong bleeding, you may experience increased bruising at the injection site. You must avoid aspirin, NSAIDs (ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, etc.), vitamin E, fish oil, ginger, ginkgo, green tea, garlic, ginseng, or St. John’s Wort for 7 days prior to and 3 days after your treatment. Please inform us if you are taking one of these before you are injected. If you are prescribed any of these medications by a different provider, you must consult with them prior to stopping any medication.
Do not schedule any chemical peel, laser treatment, microneedling, microdermabrasion, heat based device (Ultherapy), tattoo or permanent makeup for two weeks prior to and after your treatment.
Do NOT consume alcoholic beverages for 24 hours prior to treatment (alcohol may thin the blood and increase the risk of bruising).
If you are prone to cold sores, take an antiviral agent for 3 days prior to and day of treatment. Please consult with your primary care physician in obtaining this medication.
Discontinue Retin-A/Tretinoin 3 days prior to treatment to avoid any increased redness and irritation.
- To help prevent swelling and bruising:
- ARNICA MONTANA: Dissolve 3 tablets under tongue 3 times a day starting 4 days prior to appointment. You may continue until the bruising and swelling has subsided (usually 7-14 days). Do not brush your teeth, eat, or drink anything but water 15 minutes before or 15 minutes after taking Arnica Montana. Avoid handling of the tablets by using the bottle cap. It is important to place tablets under the tongue and let dissolve naturally.
Post-Treatment Dermal Filler Instructions
Some bruising and swelling is normal after dermal filler injections. There may even be some “lumpiness” at the injection sites. This usually resolves within 1 week. Apply a cool compress for 15 minutes each hour the first 24 hours to help treat and prevent swelling.
Do not touch, massage or manipulate treatment area for 6 hours. Try and sleep on your back the first night after treatment.
No makeup use for 24 hours.
Avoid vigorous exercise for 24 hours.
Avoid extensive sun or heat for 72 hours.
Call 443-686-8062 immediately for any extreme increase in pain, tenderness, swelling, or color changes in the skin. If you are a first-time filler patient, please call for any concerns, no matter how small. For previous filler patients, always call for anything out of the ordinary.