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What ingredients are in facial fillers?

Facial fillers can include a few different type of products, collagen, hyaluronic acid and calcium hydroxylapetite are used in facial fillers to revolumize, rejuvenate the skin and reduce or eliminate wrinkles and lines that cause you to look older. These facial fillers can also be used to raise scar depressions and enhance thin lips; giving them more volume.

Facial filers are compatible with the body because they are made from substances the body already manufactures. They can produce immediate results and will last for many months. Each type has one or more purposes in rejuvenating the skin or replacing lost volume.

Naturally Occurring Substances

Collagen is a natural protein found in the body. It gives support and structure to body parts like ligaments, bones, and skin. In the skin, collagen makes up a good portion of the second layer of the skin, also known as the dermis. The growth of cells and blood vessels is dependent on the fibrous network formed by collagen. These fibers also provide support and structure for the skin. Aging causes a breakdown of these fibers, weakening the structure and lowering the elasticity of the skin. The lost collagen can be replenished with injections, or through heat via lasers, restoring that youthful look as the support structure is restored.

Calcium hydroxylapatite is another substance found in the body. It is a mineral-like compound found in bones. This substance has long been used in dentistry and reconstructive surgery. Since it is biosynthetically produced, meaning no animals or animal products are used, you are less likely to have an allergic reaction to it. It produces natural results for reduction of frown lines and lost volume in the cheek and jawline where skin may look sunken.

Facial fillers are the natural, non-surgical way to remove signs of aging. If your face is showing more of your age than you would like, contact Creative Facial Aesthetics. Make an appointment with us for a consultation, and let us show you how easily we an reverse the hands of time.

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Stephen P.

I've been to Michele for a numbers of years for various procedures and she's fantastic, a true artist. Michele never pushes procedures, always takes her time and the final results are superb. I'm in the entertainment industry and need to look my best. I'm thrilled that she's now moved offices and I was able to track her down, I wouldn't trust my face to anyone else. My advice, put yourself in her hands and trust and you'll be amazed at the results: not only is her work exceptional but very natural.

Robin M.

I have gone to Michele for more than 10 years, following her to her new location. It's so long ago but I think I heard of her expertise in a magazine article or blog. I trust Michele completely and have done botox and filler on many occasions during this time, The results are always perfect, so natural.

Scott S.

As someone who was very hesitant to try Botox, as I am a performer/dancer and expression is a huge part of my career, I could not be happier with the treatments I have received from Michele! I have gotten so many "You look so young!" and "You skin looks incredible!". Michele took her time to explain to me the benefits of different treatments and was very responsive to my concerns. I have recommended friends to her who are so grateful to me! As a person who came to aesthetic medicine through an incredible journey of her own, Michele is unparalleled in her compassion, skill and knowledge. Go see her! You will be in the BEST hands!

Melodie D.

Michele Rivard is the best I have had for my injections of botox and fillers. She is meticulous, exact and knows what needs to be done to make my face be the best it can be. I highly recommend her for whatever you want done and you will be happy with the results.

Meredith G.

Saw Dr. Khosh for a fractured nose. He reset my nose beautifully (and with little discomfort to me) and then discussed some of my sinus issues with me upon my follow up visit. Never felt like he was rushing me out and felt very confident in his abilities. I would highly recommend to anyone needing plastic or reconstructive options!

Jackie C.

Great front office, really good experience after what was a terrible accident. I was made to feel comfortable. Dr. Khosh is very good at what he does. I'm still healing but I'm confident of the results

Kaitlin M.

Dr. Khosh takes exceptional care of his patients. He has operated on me twice, each time making me feel extremely comfortable and satisfied with the results. His staff is also very kind and knowledgeable.

Leah G.

Upon hearing of the overwhelmingly positive experience a friend of mine had in choosing Dr. Khosh as her surgeon, I decided to make an appointment for my own septoplasty/rhinoplasty/turbinate reduction. Although I was slightly skeptical as the praise I had heard seemed a bit hyperbolic, all uncertainty dissipated after meeting the Doctor and his staff. My pre- and post-operative experience was excellent in terms of concerns adequately addressed prior to the surgery and mitigation of any bruising in the convalescent period. Despite my apparent predisposition to rather slower healing, a year after the surgery, my nose looks really pretty and my breathing entirely unobstructed! I highly recommend Dr. Khosh!

Creative Facial Aesthetics

245 5th Avenue, Suite 334
New York, NY 10016

Phone: (332) 223-6655

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