Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are injectable substances that help to restore volume and fullness to the face. They can be used to smooth out wrinkles and fine lines, enhance facial contours, and plump up areas of lost volume.

Types of Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are a popular cosmetic treatment used to restore volume and smooth out wrinkles and fine lines in the skin. There are several types of dermal fillers available, each with its own unique properties and benefits.

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Fillers

One of the most commonly used types of dermal fillers is hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers. HA is a substance naturally found in the body that helps to hydrate and plump up the skin. These fillers can be used to add volume to areas such as the cheeks, lips, and nasolabial folds. 

Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA) Fillers

Another type of dermal filler is calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) filler. These fillers contain tiny particles suspended in gel, which stimulate collagen production over time. CaHA fillers are often used for deeper wrinkles and facial contouring. 

Poly-L-Lactic Acid (PLLA) Fillers

Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) fillers work by stimulating collagen production in the skin over time. They are typically used for treating larger areas of volume loss, such as sunken cheeks or temples. 

Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) Fillers

Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) fillers are a popular type of dermal filler that offers long-lasting results. Made from tiny PMMA microspheres suspended in a collagen gel, these fillers provide structural support to the skin, stimulating collagen production and restoring volume for a youthful appearance. 

The Benefits and Uses of Dermal Fillers

    Dermal fillers offer a multitude of benefits, such as:  

    Restore Volume

    Dermal fillers can effectively restore lost volume in areas such as the cheeks, lips, and under-eye hollows. This helps to create a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance. 

    Soften Wrinkles and Lines

    By filling in deep wrinkles and lines, dermal fillers can help soften their appearance. They are particularly effective at targeting nasolabial folds (smile or laugh lines) and marionette lines (vertical lines that run from the corners of the mouth). 

    Enhance Facial Contours

    Dermal fillers can be used to enhance facial contours, such as defining the cheekbones or chin. This can create a more balanced and harmonious overall look. 

    Improve Acne Scars

    Certain types of dermal fillers, such as PMMA fillers, can be used to improve the appearance of acne scars by filling in depressions on the skin's surface. 

    Non-Surgical Option

    Unlike surgical procedures like facelifts or implants, dermal fillers offer a non-invasive alternative for achieving natural-looking results with minimal downtime. 

    Quick Procedure With Immediate Results

    Getting dermal filler injections typically takes only minutes to complete. Plus, you'll see immediate improvements in your appearance right after treatment. 

    How Do Dermal Fillers Work?

    Dermal fillers are a remarkable aesthetic innovation that has revolutionized the field of facial rejuvenation. These injectable gels, typically composed of hyaluronic acid (HA), work wonders in restoring lost volume, smoothing out wrinkles, and enhancing facial contours.

    When injected beneath the skin's surface, these gel-like substances bind with water molecules in your tissue, causing them to plump up instantly. This volumizing effect helps diminish fine lines and creases by literally filling them from within, leaving your skin looking remarkably smoother and more youthful. Furthermore, HA acts as a humectant, drawing moisture to itself like a magnet, which improves hydration levels in the deeper layers of your skin over time.  

    As an added bonus, this process stimulates collagen production — a crucial protein responsible for maintaining firmness and elasticity — leading to longer-lasting results that can extend well beyond the initial injection period. In skilled hands and combined with an artistic approach tailored to each individual's unique features, dermal fillers offer a non-surgical solution capable of achieving stunningly natural-looking outcomes without significant downtime or discomfort.


    Dermal fillers have revolutionized the field of aesthetics, providing a non-surgical solution to address various skin concerns and enhance natural beauty. With their ability to restore volume, smooth out wrinkles, and rejuvenate the skin, dermal fillers offer a safe and effective alternative to invasive procedures.

    From hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers to calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) fillers, poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) fillers, and polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) fillers, there is a wide range of options available to cater to different needs. Each type has its own unique benefits and uses. Whether you want plumper lips, smoother nasolabial folds, or enhanced cheekbones, dermal fillers can help achieve your desired results. They can also be used for non-cosmetic purposes, such as correcting acne scars or restoring volume loss due to aging.

    Remember, though – always consult with a qualified professional before undergoing any aesthetic procedure so you can make informed decisions based on personalized advice.

    Want to learn more about our facial aesthetic services? Call Revive Facial Aesthetics at (702) 243-8788 or visit us at 900 S Pavilion Center Dr., Suite 140, Las Vegas, NV 89144.


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