Dermal Fillers

dermalfillersTreatment with dermal fillers at our Bloomington and Peoria, Illinois offices can restore lost volume, giving your face a smoother, rejuvenated look without surgery. As you age, you may begin to notice yourself looking older or more tired, but can’t quite put your finger on what has changed in your appearance. In many cases, it is the loss of volume that occurs naturally over time that causes creases and wrinkles to gradually set in.

Nasolabial folds that run from the nostrils to the corners of the mouth – often called smile lines – become deeper and more prominent. Marionette lines form and pull the corners of the mouth downward, contributing to a frowning appearance. Lips may become thin or wrinkled, further contributing to the aged appearance that does not reflect your youthful spirit.

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An experienced plastic surgeon. Dr. Poulter is committed to your beautiful results with minimal discomfort and downtime.

 

JUVÉDERM® Injectable Gel

Dr. Poulter uses a “next generation” dermal filler called JUVÉDERM Injectable Gel, which is FDA approved for the treatment of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds such as:

  • Smile lines or nasolabial folds
  • Marionette lines
  • Forehead furrows

JUVÉDERM is also well suited for enhancing the lower eyelids by filling tear troughs and augmenting thin or wrinkled lips. Dr. Poulter’s extensive experience and training in facial rejuvenation gives him added insight into the best usage of dermal fillers to create beautiful, natural looking results.

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC

VOLUMA XC is an innovative filler that’s specifically intended to replace age-related lost volume in the cheeks. This FDA-approved product uses the same active ingredient as JUVÉDERM Injectable Gel, and Dr. Poulter can administer it at the same time as JUVÉDERM for a more complete improvement.

What Is It and How Does It Work?

JUVÉDERM Injectable Gel and VOLUMA XC are smooth-consistency gel fillers composed of synthetic hyaluronic acid — a substance that mimics the body’s own hyaluronic acid — which adds volume and hydration to the skin. Because the gel is biocompatible and biodegradable, it requires no allergy testing, and will be harmlessly absorbed and eliminated by the body over time.

About the Procedure

Dr. Poulter injects the filler through a tiny needle and eases it under the skin to instantly restore volume and smooth wrinkles and folds. JUVÉDERM products come pre-mixed with lidocaine, a fast-acting anesthetic, for a more comfortable procedure. The injection process takes only a few minutes, and patients can return immediately to normal activities, experiencing only slight redness and swelling at the injection sites*. Results from JUVÉDERM Injectable Gel can last up to a year, while those of VOLUMA XC can last for up to 2 years*. Most patients report best results with regular touch-ups*. For a more complete facial rejuvenation, many patients opt to combine their dermal filler treatments with BOTOX® Cosmetic injections.

To find out more about treatment with dermal fillers in Bloomington or Peoria, Illinois, click here to request a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Poulter. Or you can call Dr. Poulter’s office at (309) 663-1222 or Toll Free (888) 841-4108 and one of our helpful staff members will assist you.

* Disclaimer: Keep in mind that each patient is unique and results may not occur for all patients