Facial volume loss and wrinkling can be problematic for many patients. No one wants to look in the mirror and see an older version of themselves. To restore facial volume and improve contour, a dermal filler procedure can be performed. The procedure is very popular because it is safe, effective, and minimally invasive. State-of-the-art dermal filler treatments performed by Dr. Weber involve a personalized and goal-oriented approach that gives patients immediate and long-lasting results.
Are there risks associated with the dermal filler procedure?
There are risks associated with all surgical procedures. The risks associated with a dermal filler procedure are minimal. In nearly all cases, the benefits of the procedure greatly outweigh the potential risks. Specific risks and the preventative measures Dr. Weber takes to minimize them will be discussed at your initial consultation.
What is the difference between dermal fillers and BOTOX?
BOTOX and dermal fillers are used to treat similar conditions. The distinguishing factor between the two is the mechanism of action. BOTOX temporarily paralyzes facial muscles. Dermal fillers fill areas of the face that have been the subject of volume loss or scarring. BOTOX works on dynamic wrinkles, or those associated with muscle movement, while fillers work on static lines and folds and areas of deflation in the face.
How do I know if a BOTOX or dermal filler procedure is right for me?
Patients who are trying to decide between having BOTOX or a dermal filler procedure are encouraged to ask Dr. Weber for his well-considered opinion regarding which procedure will best treat their condition. BOTOX works on certain dynamic wrinkles like crow’s feet and frown lines, while fillers work on static wrinkles.
What types of conditions can a dermal filler procedure treat?
Dermal filler procedures are commonly used to treat smile lines, smoker lines, lower eyelid bags, deflated cheekbones, hollow temples, and thin lips. They are also used to augment and shape the cheeks, fill the marionette area, accentuate the jawline, and augment and fill a weak chin.
How can I maximize my results?
Results can be maximized by taking care of your skin. Sunscreen should always be worn. Additional measures that will ensure maximum results include living a healthy lifestyle and not smoking.
What does minimally invasive mean?
The term minimally invasive refers to a surgical procedure that is performed using a very small incision or needle prick. More and more surgical procedures are being performed as minimally invasive procedures because fewer risks and a shorter recovery time are associated with these types of procedures.
Will I have a scar after my procedure?
A very small needle will be used to inject the dermal filler beneath the skin. You will not have a scar after your procedure. In fact, you will not be able to notice where the filler was injected after a day or so.
Where does Dr. Weber perform dermal filler procedures?
Dr. Weber performs dermal filler procedures at his office in the Denver area. Each procedure is performed in a comfortable and relaxed office setting.
Is it important to have my procedure performed by a cosmetic authority?
Facial Plastic Surgeons are the most qualified medical professionals who perform dermal filler procedures as they understand the three dimensional anatomy of the face in exquisite detail. Having your procedure performed by a cosmetic veteran helps to ensure that you get the absolute best results. Dr. Weber is a double board certified Facial Plastic Surgeon with the education, skills, and experience needed to help patients achieve long-lasting results.
What happens if a filler is not injected properly?
Hyaluronic acid fillers can be reversed using a special substance known as Hyaluronidase. Hyaluronidase treatment can be used to reduce or remove troubling areas of hyaluronic acid filler. In most cases, poorly placed fillers can be significantly improved within hours. Dr. Weber is the leading revision dermal filler authority in Denver, CO.
Can I see before and after photos of some of Dr. Weber’s patients?
Absolutely! Dr. Weber will be happy to show you before and after photos of some of his patients. He will carefully select photos of patients who had a condition similar to yours so you know exactly what type of results to expect. He will also take photos of you before and after your procedure for comparison purposes.
How do I determine if I am a dermal filler candidate?
The definitive way to determine if you are a candidate is to arrange and attend an initial consultation with Dr. Weber.
What should I bring to my initial consultation?
Dr. Weber asks patients to bring a list of the medications and herbal supplements they are currently taking. If you would like to bring a list of questions for Dr. Weber or photos for him to look at, you are encouraged to do so.