Questions about Fillers

What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are materials that are injected into your skin in order to repair wrinkles, lines, and scars. They are an excellent method of restoring facial volume. You will notice the results of your filler treatment almost immediately. They are non-invasive, cause minimal discomfort, and can be performed on an outpatient basis.

Where are dermal fillers used?

Dermal fillers can be used to treat wrinkles in and lines around your:

  • Nasolabial folds (smile lines)
  • Marionette lines
  • Cheek hollows
  • Cheek creases
  • Chin creases
  • Frown lines
  • Mid-facial lines
  • Hollows under the eyes

Can dermal fillers be used to augment lips?

Yes. Dr. Peña can suggest filler treatments that will provide you with fuller, more beautiful lips.

Can fillers be placed under the eyes?

Yes. Fillers are an excellent way to repair lines that form around and underneath your eyes. In many cases, fillers can provide you with an excellent substitute for a more major surgical procedure, such as eyelid surgery.

Are fillers safe?

There are many fillers which have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that are very safe and pose minimal risk of complications. Dr. Peña only uses fillers that have developed a reputation for safety.

If you are interested in filler treatments, please contact Naples, Florida cosmetic surgeon Dr. Manuel Peña today to schedule a consultation.