The popularity of cosmetic injectable treatments is no secret: they are a quick and easy way to minimize unwanted lines and wrinkles that age your appearance. If you are interested in trying out injectables, you may be wondering which brand is right for facial rejuvenation. The answer to that depends on a few factors. In this blog, the professionals at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic offer their guidance in choosing the best injectables for your face. The Two Primary Types of Injectables Dermal fillers: Most dermal fillers, like Juvéderm and Restylane, use hyaluronic acid to add volume to areas … Continue reading
Time is not as kind as most women and men wish it to be, and many people don’t age like a “fine wine.” Instead, you may develop premature signs of aging with lines and wrinkles etching your once flawless complexion. Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers with our dermatologists in La Mesa can smooth these creases and restore lost volume to hollow areas, such as the cheeks, with instant results. How Do Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers Work? Hyaluronic acid is found naturally in the body and is most prominent in the skin tissues, joints and eyes. This compound binds to moisture and … Continue reading
After an extended COVID-19 break, the world is starting to open up again. While we are still some time away from being able to ditch masks entirely, the opportunity to make some modest adjustments to your face before showing it off in public is here. At Grossmont Dermatology, we have several non-surgical procedures that can help you look great in this post-vaccine world: Dermal Fillers If you are like many of our patients, you may have always been curious about what fillers could do for your face, but hesitate out of a fear that your colleagues may “notice.” Now, however, … Continue reading
Botox and injectable fillers are tremendously popular procedures for minimizing fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging. If you work with an unqualified provider, you may not achieve your desired results — or worse, you may be at risk of complications. If you are interested in safely getting great injectable results, your choice of injector matters. The team at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic explains why in this post. Understanding of Facial Anatomy The popularity of Botox and fillers has led to a surge in injectors who took a quick weekend training course to learn about the products. It is … Continue reading
If you’re looking for a quick and relatively inexpensive fix for lines and wrinkles, dermal fillers are the way to go. In addition, dermal fillers are generally considered safe, with few potential side effects. The dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic provide a basic guide for those considering dermal fillers. What Are Dermal Fillers? Dermal fillers minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles by plumping up the area. The fillers, many of which contain a small amount of lidocaine to ease any discomfort, are injected into the line or wrinkle. Dermalfillers are considered safe because most of them consist of … Continue reading
Many over-the-counter lotions and potions claim to reduce wrinkles, but few actually deliver on those promises. If you are bothered by wrinkles or fine lines, skip the drugstore products and instead consult with a board-certified dermatologist. The team at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic offers a selection of treatments to safely and effectively minimize wrinkles for more youthful-looking skin.
Patients interested in combating the signs of aging are often interested in dermal fillers and other injectables commonly used at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic. From Juvéderm, Botox, Xeomin to Sculptra, we offer a variety of ways for patients to target fine lines, wrinkles, and folds that contribute to an aging appearance. What is Juvéderm? Juvéderm is one of many cosmetic injectables available at our practice. Juvéderm can be used in a variety of ways around the face. This injectable is known as a dermal filler. Dermal fillers provide immediate results and add volume directly to the areas in which they … Continue reading
Treatment for the signs of aging doesn’t have to include plastic surgery. Patients in the La Mesa area who are interested in combating fine lines, wrinkles, and folds on the skin are turning to injectables. Injectables provide patients with a way to address cosmetic issues of the skin without invasive procedures. Patients love having the chance to quickly and easily improve their appearance with services such as Botox treatment. What is Botox? Many patients have heard of Botox but may be unfamiliar with what it can achieve. This formulation is made with botulinum toxin type A. This is a safe … Continue reading