- June 12th 2018
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- General Public
Dermal fillers are cosmetic medical devices that assist with a number of skin imperfections, including facial scars. The most popular dermal fillers are made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally-occurring substance that is found in the human body, including in the skin. Hyaluronic acid depletes as the skin ages, causing sagging and the formation of lines, wrinkles, and folds, particularly in the face. Once injected into the soft tissue, dermal fillers provide an instant volumizing effect, plumping up the skin and smoothing out depressed areas for fresher, more radiant looking skin. Dermal fillers work to fade the appearance of scar in the same way they help lines and wrinkles—they add volume to areas within the skin that are sunken, making the scar even with the surrounding skin and thereby making it less apparent.
Can I get rid of my scars with dermal fillers?
Just as dermal fillers can help treat a number of different cosmetic issues, they can also help with different t [Read more]