Making Your Dermal Filler Appointment? Know What to Expect.

Posted in Dermal Fillers | January 14, 2015

Dermal FillersCongratulations on finally deciding to take the step of trying dermal fillers. As an effective treatment for skin rejuvenation, fillers are an instant way to bring back youthfulness to your face. Particularly, it helps plump hollow areas, including the areas of your face where fine lines and wrinkles have surfaced.

Here’s what you can expect during your dermal filler appointment.

Assessing your condition

During your consultation, Dr. Carter will carefully evaluate your skin condition and facial appearance. This will include your skin tone, as well as the features of your face that would look better augmented. Such areas will be marked appropriately to serve as guide during the actual treatment later on.

Prepping your skin

Before administering the injections, the involved area will be cleansed with an antibacterial agent. An anesthetic ointment or local anesthesia may be administered to keep you as comfortable as possible throughout the procedure.

Starting the injections

Each injection only takes a few moments for every treatment site. The entire procedure usually takes 15 minutes to an hour, depending on the extent of the area or condition being treated.

Going through recovery

Once the necessary filler has been administered, your skin is cleansed again to remove any markings. While you may feel some discomfort, swelling, or tenderness in the area, ice packs and pain medications usually do the trick.

Dermal fillers in Bend

Get younger-looking skin with the use of dermal fillers. Contact Deschutes Dermatology Center today at 541-330-0900 to book an appointment with us. We look forward to hearing from you!


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