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The FACTS About Fillers

There are 3 facts about fillers that are really important.  Everything else is subjectivity and marketing – the latter is often misleading as companies fight for your dollar.

1. Where on the face is each best used?
Forehead: Botox, Dysport and Xeomin (conversely, because these make the muscles flat and weak so they are not typically used below the forehead);
Depression/Shadows under the eyes: Restylane (because it is the least likely to lump);
Smile Lines & Marionette Lines: Take your pick – Restylane, Juvederm, Perlane, Radiesse, and Artefill;
Lips: Restylane or Juvederm;
Cheek Hollows/Depressions: Sculptra or Radiesse;
Contouring Of Bone (nose or chin): Radiesse or Bellafill.

2. How long does it last?
No matter what the marketing says it is as follows: Restylane, Juvederm, Perlane, and Boletero: 4-6 months everywhere EXCEPT for under the eyes ( 2-3 years typically for Restylane under the eyes only); Radiesse – 12-18 months.

3. Cost.
This increases with duration of the filler; yet over the longer term the longer the duration the less expensive it is per unit time.

Bellafill: How Long Does It Last ? More than 12 years. Our SRBCI board certified dermatologist did the FDA studies that yielded approval in the U.S. ; additionally he did the 5 ^& 12 year followup studies for the manufacturer that show duration of results.

Contact our office on (818) 884-7150 to schedule your free Cosmetic Consultation or Schedule an Appointment.

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