Acne scars are an unfortunate part of life. Whether it’s from a nasty breakout or you had acne as a teenager, there’s no shame in having acne scars on your face. Dermal fillers can provide subtle improvements to the appearance of your skin and reduce the appearance of scarring left behind after breakouts.
We’ll discuss how dermal fillers are used for acne scarring, what results can be expected, and what to expect from the procedure.
Things to Know about Dermal Fillers
You can expect the effects of dermal fillers to be subtle and natural-looking. The results are not permanent—they’ll last between three and six months—but you’ll find they’re long-lasting enough to make your skin look great while waiting for other treatments, such as laser resurfacing or surgery.
Dermal fillers are also ideal for filling in acne scars. The procedure is quick, doesn’t cause any pain, there’s no downtime after treatment, and most people don’t even need anesthesia because the injections are so fleeting. Dermal fillers can also help improve the appearance of wrinkles around your mouth or eyes by filling out creases that have developed over time.
They don’t require sedation.
One of the biggest perks of dermal fillers for acne scars is that you don’t need to be sedated. This means you can get the treatment and return to work or your daily routine without downtime.
You won’t even feel any pain during or after the treatment! Suppose a little bit of numbing cream is applied beforehand. In that case, you can go straight home after your appointment without any pain at all (though some people prefer to take an over-the-counter pain reliever either before or after).
If you have keloids, you may experience some redness and swelling in the days following treatment, but this should subside within a week.
They’re not permanent.
You should know that dermal fillers are not permanent. They can be dissolved or removed, and if you don’t see the results you want, you can try another treatment.
If you see results from your dermal fillers, they will last for a few years before needing to be redone. You can get them redone as many times as you like!
In some cases, they can provide long-lasting results.
The results of dermal fillers can last anywhere from a few months to a year, depending on the person and the filler used. In some cases, they can provide long-lasting results that require minimal maintenance. If you need further treatment, it’s often possible to repeat dermal fillers to maintain effectiveness.
Benefits of Dermal Fillers
With the growing number of options available to patients looking to do something about their aging skin, it can take time to decide which treatment is proper for you. Dermal fillers are popular because they’re quick, effective and safe. We’ll look at the benefits of this type of treatment in this article:
Dermal fillers can be used to improve the appearance of facial features and treat fine lines and wrinkles. Fine lines and wrinkles are common signs of aging, but they aren’t inevitable! While it’s impossible to reverse the effects of aging completely, dermal fillers can help you achieve a smoother, more youthful-looking appearance.
Dermal fillers are also used to treat acne scars. Acne scars occur when severe or recurring breakouts leave behind marks on your skin that look like pits or pockmarks. Dermal fillers can help smooth out these marks, making them less noticeable.
But because every patient is different, your dermatologist will work with you to determine which filler option is best for your needs—and how much treatment you’ll need for it to affect your scarring.
Improved Self Esteem
A complete and youthful-looking face is a great way to boost your self-esteem. Dermal fillers can help you achieve this by restoring your natural facial contours and improving the shape of your face. This can help you feel more confident about yourself and boost others’ perceptions of how young and healthy you look.
Fillers are also an effective way to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and lines around the eyes, lips and cheeks. As we age, we will inevitably develop wrinkles – but with fillers, these can be smoothed out, so they aren’t as noticeable or prominent.
Good Results in a Short Time
- Immediate results. Dermal fillers are injected into the skin to plump up and smooth out wrinkles, giving immediate results that last for months. In most cases, treatment takes less than half an hour and can be performed in your doctor’s office.
- Long-lasting results. After treatment with dermal fillers, your face will look more youthful and refreshed in just one visit! The treated areas will continue to improve over time by stimulating collagen production beneath the surface of your skin.
- Natural appearance. Unlike other cosmetic procedures that create unnatural-looking results, dermal fillers are designed to enhance natural beauty by improving on what nature has already provided (in fact, there aren’t any synthetic ingredients or animal products used during this process).
Dermal fillers are quick, effective and safe.
Dermal fillers are quick, effective and safe. And they’re a natural way to add volume to your face—one of the main benefits of dermal fillers is that they give your skin a more youthful appearance by lifting sagging skin and filling out hollowed cheeks.
Dermal fillers are also very easy on the pocketbook compared with other anti-aging treatments, like Botox or laser resurfacing—and even with all those perks, there’s no pain involved in getting your new look (unless you count any numbing cream that might be used before treatment).
If you consider using them yourself, remember that it’s a safe and effective treatment with many benefits. Feel free to reach out for more information if you have any questions about your situation or concerns about what it will take to achieve results like these.
We’re committed to helping you look and feel your best at Valley Primary Care. We can help you with everything from the correct type of sunscreen to over-the-counter medications that can help relieve your pain. We also offer comprehensive services for dermal fillers, including Botox, Restylane, and Juvederm.