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Dermal Fillers and Injectables in Worcester, MA

Patients in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, and neighboring areas who want to enhance their appearance using the best and most natural dermal fillers in the industry are turning to Salisbury Plastic Surgery in Worcester, where board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Deborah K. Ekstrom provides an array of dermal filler treatments to help you achieve the treatment or combination of treatments that is right for you!

What Are Dermal Fillers and Injectables?

Dermal fillers, or injectable fillers, are non-surgical treatments that are used to rejuvenate one’s appearance by repairing such conditions as sagging skin, sunken facial contours, creases, folds, lines, wrinkles, and thin brittle lips.  Dermal fillers include different formulas, each treating specific problems.  These injectable treatments provide results that may last up to two years.  You may elect a dermal filler or combination of fillers as a standalone treatment, or in combination with another procedure such as liposuction or plastic surgery.

What Kinds of Dermal Fillers Are Available?

There are a variety of dermal filler treatments on the market, all of which reduce visible signs of aging that affect different areas of the face.  Dr. Ekstrom and our knowledgeable staff will assist you in choosing the right treatment to achieve your aesthetic goals. Salisbury Plastic Surgery provides the following injectable dermal filler treatments:

What Benefits Do Dermal Fillers Provide?

Dermal fillers are minimally invasive and provide immediate results that continue to look better over time, enhancing your appearance naturally and gradually. They require no recovery period, making them extremely popular.  These treatments typically take under an hour to administer. Some patients may need follow-up treatments to maintain results.

Who is a Good Candidate for Dermal Fillers?

If you are in good health and have any of the following skin conditions, you might be an ideal candidate for an injectable dermal filler treatment:

  • Sagging skin and sunken hollows in your cheeks
  • Wrinkles, creases, folds, or lines anywhere on the face
  • Crow’s feet, laugh lines, smile or frown lines at the corners of your eyes
  • Deep folds or creases running from the nose to the corners of your mouth
  • Thin, brittle, flat, or undefined lips
  • Vertical lines surrounding the lips or “smoker’s lines”
  • Acne scars

How Should I Prepare for an Injectable Dermal Filler Treatment?

You will require little to no preparation before your dermal filler injections, however, you must inform Dr. Ekstrom of any medications you are taking or conditions you may have. She may recommend that you suspend taking certain medications, particularly those that affect blood clotting, such as aspirin, NSAIDs, or blood thinners. Also inform Dr. Ekstrom if you take medications that affect your immune system, or if you suffer from any type of skin reaction or irritation, such as cold sores, cysts, pimples, rashes, hives, or an infection. Treatment may have to be delayed until any irritation or infection has passed.

How Are Dermal Fillers Administered?

Dermal fillers are injections that are administered using a very fine-gauge needle. You may request a topical anesthetic to prevent any discomfort during your treatment. To eliminate fine lines and wrinkles, the filler is delivered to the outermost layers of skin, while delivery to the deep, innermost layers diminishes deeper folds and creases. The filler is carefully and precisely injected into the specific areas as warranted by each.  Some patients experience a stinging sensation during the procedure and may experience some discomfort following it, but there is no recovery period required and you may continue your normal activities immediately.

How Much Do Injectable Dermal Fillers Cost in Worcester?

Injectable treatments vary widely in costs. To keep dermal fillers affordable, Salisbury Plastic Surgery offers easy financing options and accepts various forms of payment.

For patients who want non-surgical solutions to enhance their appearance, dermal fillers are among the safest and most popular cosmetic procedures available.  If you are a Massachusetts resident in Worcester, Shrewsbury or nearby areas, Salisbury Plastic Surgery is only a phone call away and offers an array of dermal fillers that can transform your appearance! Contact our office today to schedule a consultation.