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Should You Get HA Fillers … or Something Else?

Should You Get HA Fillers … or Something Else? | Palo Alto Laser

Hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers are the most popular because they provide immediate results. At Palo Alto Laser and Skin Care, we offer a wide variety of all the best, safest, most effective HA fillers from preferred families of fillers such as Juvederm with its Vycross technology. Juvederm, like many other HA filler makers, has a suite of options available, each designed for different body and facial parts. For example, Vollure XC is fantastic for treating smile creases while Volbella XC is a favorite for enhancing the lips with a natural-looking fullness.

If you’ve had dermal fillers before, or know someone who has, there’s a good chance they were HA fillers. Restylane is another great choice for HA fillers, like the Restylane Lyft for the hands. We already produce HA naturally in the body, which is why a synthetic form works so well. Whether you want to restore volume to the cheeks, below the eyes, sharpen the jawline, or get rid of the “witchy” look brought on by readily visible veins on top of the hands, there’s an HA filler for that. Results typically last anywhere from 6 – 18 months depending on how many syringes are used, your unique body, and the injection site. But did you know there are options beyond HA fillers?

Thinking Beyond HA Fillers

Sculptra and Radiesse are the two primary options for those who are interested in pursuing fullness without the help of HA. Both work as a kind of collagen induction therapy to “tell” the body to kick-start collagen production at the injection site. Unlike HA fillers, results are not immediate (though similar to any injection, temporary swelling at the site may occur). Instead, you’ll start to see results begin to appear a few weeks post-injection with full results a few months later. Some people prefer Sculptra or Radiesse (the two work quite similarly) for a totally natural look. You won’t go to work one day with thin lips and the next with luscious lips, so you can be discrete with your treatments.

Another benefit of Sculptra and Radiesse is that the results tend to last longer. On average, you can enjoy results from these injections for about two years. We all produce less collagen as we age, and all collagen eventually breaks down (whether it was already there or whether it was “created” with an induction therapy). You can use Sculptra just about anywhere on the face you’d use HA fillers, and Radiesse is especially well-matched for hand rejuvenation.

RHA All the Way

One of the newest contenders in the dermal filler market is RHA fillers, a type of designer filler direct from Switzerland. It was created to help you get flawless facial symmetry while taking into consideration the complex facial structure. In other words, these fillers are designed to move with the face, offering an even more natural look. It is an HA filler, but it is imbued with more organic structure than others. If you want the “cleanest” HA filler possible with instant results that look wholly natural, RHA fillers might be for you.

RHA fillers are FDA-approved (as are all fillers we offer), but only available at select clinics. Treat wrinkles, lines, creases and folds with this latest offering. You can get more volume and structure in a quick lunch hour appointment. No matter which filler you choose, remember that the skill of the injector is just as important as getting matched with the right filler to begin with.

Start Your Dermal Filler Journey

Dermal fillers can turn back the clock, pause it, and give you control over your one-of-a-kind aesthetic. Discover the world of dermal fillers today, and work with an expert to design a gameplan just for you. Whether you’re looking for volume, youthfulness, slandering of the face, or a combination of all three, the right dermal filler (or fillers) can help you achieve this goal. All consultations at Palo Alto Laser and Skin Care are complimentary and zero-pressure. Schedule yours today by calling the office or completing the online contact form today.

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