Thinning facial tissue and the loss of volume contribute to the appearance of wrinkles, lines, and overall aging. At Bella Mia Medical Aesthetics and Laser Institute of Tampa, Dr. Linette Rivera and Dr. Pina Panchal offer dermal fillers that replace lost volume to smooth your wrinkles and make you look younger. If you live in the area of Tampa, Florida, and want to rejuvenate your appearance, call the office or use the online booking tool to make an appointment.
Dermal fillers consist of a gel-like substance that Dr. Rivera and Dr. Panchal inject just below the skin to smooth lines and restore lost volume. The certified staff at Bella Mia Medical offers:
Each formula has a different texture, consistency, and injection depth to provide the desired results. As expert medical providers of fillers, Dr. Rivera and Dr. Panchal examine your particular lines, creases, and folds to determine which fillers to use and where to inject them so you get optimal results.
Radiesse contains calcium hydroxylapatite that stimulates natural collagen production. Juvéderm and Belotero contain hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in your skin that helps keep it plump and hydrated.
Dr. Rivera and Dr. Panchal use fillers to treat facial lines and wrinkles as well as to:
Dr. Rivera and Dr. Panchal offer their expertise in determining the formula of Juvéderm that’s right for you. Options include:
You may have more than one application in a session. Juvéderm treatments usually last about six months to a year, and regular visits help you maintain the results.
Radiesse stimulates your body to produce more of the skin-tightening and skin-strengthening compound known as collagen. It’s primarily used to replenish lost volume in the face and hands, and results can last a year or more in many patients.
Belotero naturally smooths moderate and severe facial lines and wrinkles in the following treatment areas:
Belotero lasts about six months to a year in most patients.
Fillers are administered via injection with a small needle. You may feel a slight pinch during the brief procedure, but in general the process is quite tolerable. Ask about the application of lidocaine or other topical anesthetics if you’re concerned about discomfort.
You can resume most of your regular activities after receiving filler injections. You may experience a little swelling or redness in the injection areas and be asked to refrain from heavy physical activity for 24 hours after your treatment.