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Am I a Good Candidate for Dermal Fillers Near Me? | Wayzata

You might be asking yourself, am I a good candidate for dermal fillers near me in Wayzata? 

Let’s begin with this fact: you are beautiful. It’s our business to know that. And when you come to Vively Body Science, we accentuate your natural beauty. You’ll achieve the look you want as together we bring more fully to the forefront your supple, beautiful you.

If you’re looking for dermal fillers near me in Wayzata, talk to our team of aestheticians. We have the training, the innovative technology, and the kindred spirit necessary to erase wrinkles, fill in hollows, and help you find your friend again in the mirror. 

Schedule an appointment and ask ask if you’re a good candidate. Plus, read on to understand the facts about dermal fillers and you.

What are “dermal fillers?”

Dermal fillers are injectable substances that help diminish wrinkles and lines. They can also restore or accentuate bone structure and facial shape/features for a more youthful appeal.

Why would I want a dermal filler?

The natural effects of aging are the most prevalent reasons for seeking dermal fillers. 

Aging causes a reduction in the subcutaneous fat in your face. When you lose that subcutaneous fat, your skin rests more closely on your facial muscles, allowing marionette lines (laugh lines) and crow’s feet show up more clearly. So it’s this extra plumpness that helps your face look fuller and smoother.

The loss of subcutaneous fat in your face also makes that skin sag and stretch some. This can make your face appear gaunt and less youthful.

You might also seek dermal fillers near me in Wayzata to combat environmental or hereditary factors, including sun exposure, lifestyle choices, and your inherited genes.

Related: the science behind the genetics of wrinkles.

What dermal fillers near me in Wayzata do?

Dermal fillers are just that—fillers that smooth out skin (dermal) wrinkles—and much more. 

They can also contour your face, revitalize your skin, and create more youthful volume. Try our free virtual consultation tool to review any of your concerns from the comfort of your own home. There are several goals you could accomplish, and target areas you could enhance, with dermal fillers.  Some of these include:

Lips

Plump and enhance your lips’ body and shape, plus diminish vertical lip lines.

Nose & Mouth

Smooth out and reduce the appearance of nasolabial folds and lines.

Cheeks and Temples

Restore and/or enhance the volume of your sunken cheeks or temples

Smooth out a chin crease

You can improve symmetry among your facial features

Tired Skin/Lips

Give your skin and lips the lift and fullness they deserve.

Hands

Yes—dermal fillers applied to your hands can reduce wrinkles on your hands and make them look and feel younger, too!

Different dermal fillers for different results

Dermal fillers in Wayzata come in various formulations, different brands, and different applications.

You can implement different, specific products and techniques to achieve different goals. For example, you might be targeting your lips for fullness. For your jawline, you can use other dermal filler formulations to define your bone structure. And the same goes for filling in your under-eye hollows, or smoothing out your brow wrinkles.

Dermal filler choices at Vively Body Science

The minimally-invasive injectables at Vively Body Science provide the ideal way to get the subtle-yet-wowing look you’ve always wanted. Whether you’re looking for a wrinkle-free smile or a youthful lift for aging skin, our dermal fillers may be the perfect fit.

Through dedicated research on the safety and efficacy of our products, Vively is proud to offer the following choices.

Revanesse

Our Revanesse dermal fillers are FDA-approved, hyaluronic acid dermal fillers. Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is a sugar naturally produced by your body. 

HA can hold 1000 times its weight in water, with most HA found within the body and present within the skin. As we age, HA amounts decrease in the skin, causing fine lines and wrinkles.

By injecting HA dermal fillers into the skin, you can restore that volume loss for a more youthful appearance. Revanesse manufactures their line of dermal fillers from the highest quality HA, for results that should last 6 to 12 months.

Revanesse Versa+

Revanesse Versa+ treats moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, including nasolabial folds, in patients 22 or older. You’ll get immediate results in reducing or removing those facial wrinkles and folds. It’s also a terrific remedy for tear troughs, which makes it a Vively staff favorite.

Revanesse Lips+

We use Revanesse Lips+ for submucosal implantation for lip augmentation in patients 22 or older. You’ll enjoy fuller, more defined lips.

JUVÉDERM

The JUVÉDERM brand offers 5 different dermal fillers near me in Wayzata. Your Vively aesthetician can discuss the applications for your cheeks, chin, lines, and lips. Our Favorite?

Voluma

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA XC injectable gel is for deep injection in the cheek area. Voluma can help correct volume loss from aging, and it can also augment your chin region to improve your chin line and profile. This treatment is for adults over 21.

Restylane

The Restylane (pronounced “Rest-uh-lin”) family of products is a comprehensive collection of fillers designed to address specific concerns for your face and hands. Restylane is terrific at helping Vively clients achieve natural-looking volume and a smoother, fuller appearance.

Sculptra

Sculptra brand injectables activate your skin’s natural regenerative process by helping to replenish lost facial collagen. This FDA-approved product has a more subtle approach, gradually restoring your facial volume.

Allergan

Allergan, now part of AbbVie, brings multiple brands to Vively’s selections. This selection includes a wrinkler eraser that’s not exactly a dermal filler.

BOTOX Cosmetic

Did you know BOTOX isn’t the name of a treatment? It’s actually a brand of injectable involving onabotulinumtoxinA. This injection temporarily prevents specific muscles at the injection site(s) from moving. 

Those repeated muscle contractions from frowning, squinting, or raising eyebrows cause the formation of facial lines. FDA-approved BOTOX temporarily improves the appearance of moderate to severe forehead lines (glabellar lines) and crow’s feet.

BOTOX vs dermal fillers

There’s a major difference between BOTOX and dermal fillers. BOTOX doesn’t fill in the wrinkles and lines like dermal fillers do. BOTOX relaxes muscles that cause lines and wrinkles. It works better on the upper ⅓ of your face, whereas fillers work their magic on the rest.

Related: doctors discuss fillers and BOTOX in this Byrdie article.

Age limits—or not—for dermal fillers near me in Wayzata

You have to be at least 22 years old for Vively to consider dermal fillers as part of your aesthetic regimen. After that? Let’s talk!

Getting older happens 

The signs usually start in earnest during our late 30s and early 40s. Frown lines, forehead lines, and crow’s feet crop up—growing more noticeable with age. Plus, that’s when subcutaneous fat begins to disappear in our faces, a significant factor as we hit our 50s and 60s.

Dermal fillers truly shine at this time, providing revived volume and restoring that inverted triangle shape to your face. Men like dermal fillers, too, for the very same reasons.

Younger candidates can certainly benefit from dermal fillers, but for different reasons. You may not have earned your laugh lines or crow’s feet yet. Instead, you might be looking to emulate the look of celebrities and influencers who inspire you. 

Another reason younger people might want dermal fillers in Wayzata is to improve your bone structure. Your cheeks and jaw might lack fullness, not because of your age but because of your genetics. Dermal fillers can provide a non-surgical, minimally-invasive way to address your concerns.

Contact Vively Body Science. We’ll discuss your goals, and help you find the right balance for your very own, personalized, beautiful look.

See before and after pics, with great advice, in this Allure magazine article.

Is my skin tone a good candidate for dermal fillers near me?

Dermal fillers work with all skin tones. Women of color are increasingly choosing dermal fillers for volume loss. Dermal fillers can also decrease or remove shallow contours, improve the appearance of scars, and soften facial creases. 

More commonly treated areas for women of color include around the eyes, the chin for cleft or dimpling, and between the eyebrows and on the forehead.

The dermal filler process at Vively

At Vively Body Science, we believe in making your aesthetic experience relaxing, comfortable, and (most of all) effective.  That’s especially true when you want dermal fillers near me in Wayzata.

Consultation/Determine Your Treatment

First, you’ll meet with a member of our team of specialists to discuss your goals and how dermal fillers can help. Your specialist will examine the areas of your body you’d like to treat and determine what’s right for you. Afterwards, we’ll create a personalized treatment plan that reflects your desired results.

Procedure

Injections are minimally invasive but can still be somewhat uncomfortable. However, we have measures in place to keep you as relaxed and comfortable as possible. We will treat you how we would want to be treated, with empathy and care.

After-Care

Within the first 24 hours, you should avoid strenuous exercise, extensive sun or heat exposure, and excessive cold exposure. If there’s any redness, swelling, bruising, or mild discomfort, it’s temporary and expected. Of course, you can call us with any questions—so never hesitate. We’re here for you

You can take acetaminophen (Tylenol) for any pain. Avoid ibuprofen and aspirin for the first 48 hours after your injections. Your provider may apply an ice pack to the site for a short period of time, should there be any swelling.

Find out more about after filler care.

FAQS for dermal fillers near me in Minnesota 

You have questions; Vively Body Science has answers.

Are dermal fillers safe? 

Fillers are safe. This is a common treatment sought by millions of people nationwide.

When should I not use dermal fillers?

If you’re under the age of 22, pregnant or breastfeeding, or patients with hypersensitivities to HA or PLA-based injectables. Talk to a Vively team member about any concerns. 

Are there side effects after getting dermal fillers? 

Some patients may report slight swelling, bruising, and itching at the injection site. 

How long is a session? 

Most treatments can take up to an hour, depending on the placement and the complexity of the dermal filler injection(s).

How long do the results last?

Typically 6 months to a year, though sometimes longer.  But the length of time can depends on your age, the area treated, the filler used, the quantity of filler used, and your lifestyle.

How long is the downtime?

How about zero minutes? You can go back to your normal routine immediately, depending on any reactions. Plus, see “After-Care” above for certain caveats.

So—am I a good candidate for dermal fillers near me in Wayzata? 

The answer truly depends on your goals. Try our virtual consultation today to learn more.

At Vively Body Science, our mission is to improve confidence and wellbeing through regenerative aesthetic medicine. Schedule an appointment, and let’s discover a refreshed view of living.

Conveniently located in Wayzata, Minnesota, at 1133 Wayzata Blvd East, we help patients from all over Minnesota’s Twin Cities and western suburbs. And people travel to see us from across the region, including Plymouth, Deephaven, Long Lake, Medina, Minnetonka, Wayzata, Woodland, and many more.

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