For the smoothest, most youthful skin possible, explore dermal fillers at Foothill Dermatology Medical Center in Glendora and Rancho Cucamonga, CA. As part of your total care plan, you could join the millions dermal fillers have helped achieve wonderful facial appearance. Dr. Amarpaul Sidhu, board-certified dermatologist, is your go-to person for both medical and aesthetic skin care at its finest.
Aging and your skin
With advancing age, your skin loses its elasticity. In fact, the two components which maintain youthful skin contours are called elastin and collagen. Without these two proteins, skin sags, wrinkles and loses volume.
What you can do
Consult with your skin doctor at Foothill Dermatology Medical Center in Glendora or Rancho Cucamonga, CA. He'll examine your skin, discuss your aesthetic goals with you and tell you what's possible. You may qualify for in-office treatments with state-of-the-art dermal fillers if you are basically healthy, do not use tobacco, and have realistic expectations of how your skin can change.
These gels are injected in strategic places in the skin where signs of aging are most evident, that is:
- Between the nose and mouth
- At the corners of the mouth
- Around the lips and cheeks
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery states that not only do dermal fillers treat existing lines and wrinkles, they even may help prevent them in younger people.
The dermal filler treatment
It takes about half an hour, and you'll see results right away. The doctor uses a fine needle to place small amounts of the filler directly under the skin. The amount you need per treatment and your specific number of treatments may differ from what another patient needs. Most people require repeat treatments to maintain their smooth, youthful look indefinitely.
Juvederm and Restylane are popular dermal fillers. They cause no downtime, so patients return to their normal daily routines right away. Additionally, side effects are minimal. People notice:
- Skin redness
- Surface tenderness
- Some bruising
Patients should avoid the sun and strenuous gym workouts for a day or two following treatment.
Ready to look, and feel, better?
You can with a customized skin care plan from Dr. Amarpaul Sidhu at Foothill Dermatology Medical Center. We have two locations for your convenience. For a consultation about dermal fillers and other treatments, call the Glendora office at (626) 852-3376. For the Rancho Cucamonga location, phone (909) 256-8950.