Jeremy Rothfleisch, MD PA
Board Certified Dermatologist located in East Brunswick, NJ
Each year, over one million American women and men choose fillers for facial rejuvenation. These injections are an economical way to look younger without surgery or downtime. If you’re interested in finding out what fillers do beyond smoothing away wrinkles, call the office of Dr. Jeremy Rothfleisch in East Brunswick, New Jersey or go online today and make an appointment.
What are fillers?
A filler is a gel-like material that Dr. Rothfleisch injects beneath your skin to improve your appearance. The categories of fillers are based on their ingredients, and the most common part is hyaluronic acid (HA). HA naturally occurs in your skin and helps keep it stay plump and hydrated.
After Dr. Rothfleisch injects the filler, you can expect the results to last up to one year. The types of fillers include:
- Calcium hydroxylapatite: a substance found in your bones
- Poly-L-lactic acid: a biocompatible and biodegradable synthetic material
- Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA): a synthetic, biocompatible substance
What do fillers treat?
Dr. Rothfleisch recommends fillers to help fight the early signs of aging. These injectables provide the following benefits:
- Plumps your lips, cheeks, and temples
- Enhances shallow contours
- Softens facial creases and wrinkles, particularly around the nose and mouth
- Diminishes the appearance of scars
- Reconstructs contour deformities and improves facial symmetry
What types of fillers are available?
Fillers differ by texture, density, and recommended injection depths, and each product’s formula is specialized to address different areas of concern. Dr. Rothfleisch takes the time to help you determine which products are best for you. The variety of fillers he offers includes:
The Juvederm family features several products with different bonding and concentrations of hyaluronic acid. Each one is tailored to target specific issues when injected into different areas and depths of your face.
The benefits of Juvederm include adding volume to your facial tissue and stimulating the production of collagen, the connective tissue that plumps your skin.
The Restylane line of hyaluronic acid fillers smooths away facial wrinkles and folds, provides subtle lip enhancement, smoothes the lines around your mouth, and ads lift and volume to your cheeks. Restylane also helps reverse the signs of lost volume in the backs of your hands.
Radiesse adds volume under the skin to lessen the look of wrinkles and, over time, helps to stimulate your natural collagen production. Radiesse can be used on both the face and hands.
Fillers can make you look and feel younger, so call the office or use the online booking tool and make an appointment with Dr. Jeremy Rothfleisch in East Brunswick, New Jersey.