DERMAL FILLERS

IN WILTON, CT

We offer a wide range of fillers to help you erase the signs of aging.  Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers found in the Restylane family of fillers can achieve various affects to reduce the signs of aging including filling wrinkles and shadows to create a natural, rested appearance, and restoring volume to areas such as the lips, cheekbones, and temples to provide a more youthful appearance and smooth, supple facial contour.

RESTYLANE-L

Restylane® is FDA-approved to improve the appearance of lines around the mouth, smile lines, and more. Restylane in Wilton, CT is considered the workhorse of the Restylane family and used for many purposes (off-label). It is injected into the skin with an ultra fine needle to plump the skin to smooth away wrinkles and folds such as laugh lines (nasolabial folds) or into your lips for patients over the age of 21 for lip enhancement. It can also treat:  marionette lines, and smoker’s lines and more!

RESTYLANE LYFT

Restylane® Lyft plumps the skin to smooth away wrinkles and folds such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial fold) and is injected with an ultrafine needle or a small, blunt-tipped cannula to increase the fullness of your cheeks. Restylane Lyft has larger particles and is a firmer gel than other gels on the market making it ideal for volumizing certain areas such as sunken cheeks, deep skinfolds, temples, restoring jawline contours, and even for restoring volume to back of the hands!

RESTYLANE KYSSE

If you are looking for LIP FILLERS in Wilton, CT look no further!   Restylane Kysse is the first hyaluronic acid (HA) lip filler with XpresHAn Technology™ for natural-looking volume and softness. Restylane Kysse uses XpresHAn Technology (sounds like “expression”) to enhance your natural beauty.  It’s a flexible and supportive formulation that has the ability to integrate with your tissue, so it becomes one with your lips. People who have tried it not only enjoy natural-looking volume but also report improved lip texture. Most importantly, less product is needed to achieve the same results than with other fillers. A little Kysse goes a long way!

RESTYLANE REFYNE AND DEFYNE

Restylane Refyne and Defyne are indicated for injection into the mid-to-deep dermis for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds) in patients over the age of 21. Restylane Refyne and Defyne use XpresHAn Technology (sounds like “expression”) to enhance your natural beauty because it’s a flexible and supportive formulation that has the ability to integrate with your tissue, so it's especially beneficial for injections in hyper dynamic areas of your face. Great for smokers lines, marionette lines, nasolabial folds, and lips, and chin and jowl shaping.

CANNULA vs. NEEDLE

Blunt-tipped microcannulas cause less bruising, swelling, and pain and are generally safer than sharp needles. They are used for many of the injections done and can be used in all parts of the face. We use the Dermasculpt brand Microcannula which is introduced through your skin after making a small hole with a needle. From there it can be glided on a plane underneath and in your skin.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do dermal fillers work?

The Restylane family of dermal fillers contain hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring molecule that holds one thousand times its weight in water, to plump up the area it is injected into.  Unlike neurotoxins which relax the muscles causing the wrinkles, dermal fillers such as Restylane are used to fill wrinkles and other areas and the results are immediate.

Which filler should I ask for?

Relax - Christine will figure that out!  After discussing your goals and expectations, Christine will choose a filler depending on the area that is being treated, and your previous experience with fillers.  For example, if you wish to fill wrinkles around the mouth, Christine may choose a filler that has more flexibility for a natural look.

How long does it last?

Results vary from person-to-person and depending on the area it is injected into, the amount of filler used, and the type of filler.   For example, a more dynamic area, such as the area around the mouth, may not last as long as a more stationary area such as the cheek bone.  Generally speaking, most fillers last anywhere from 6-12 months based upon experience.

Is there any down time?

As with any injectable, there is always a chance of bruising, swelling and soreness.  Bruising is significantly reduced when blunt-tipped cannulas are used.  Whether a person bruises and for how long also varies from person-to-person. It is also dependent on medications and supplements you might be taking. Over the counter medications such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), aspirin (in Excedrin), prescribed medications such blood-thinners (warfarin), and supplements such as St. John's Wort and Vitamin E can increase your chances of bruising.  If possible it is advisable to refrain from taking these medications for two weeks prior to treatment.  You should check with your medical provider before stopping any prescribed medication.

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