Dermal Fillers Specialist

Beauty Boss Medical Spa

Aesthetics Laser & Wellness Center located in Newport Beach, CA

Dermal fillers effectively reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles while restoring volume in an aging face. Ali Ahmad, MD, provides expert application of dermal fillers at the Beauty Boss Medical Spa office in Newport Beach, California. His expertise and experience give him the ability to choose the right filler formulas for your aesthetic goals and needs. Call the office nearest you or book online to schedule your dermal filler appointment and achieve a younger look.

Dermal Fillers Q & A

What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are products that smooth out imperfections and restore lost facial volume caused by aging. As you get older, the natural layer of fat that sits just under your skin starts to diminish. This causes your facial muscles to appear more prominent so wrinkles look more defined. Gravity and loss of collagen also cause aging skin to sag a bit and lose volume.

Fillers are biocompatible substances, usually provided in gel form, that are injected into the skin to correct these effects of aging. Dermal fillers are effective at doing the following:

  • Plumping up thin lips
  • Softening facial creases and wrinkles
  • Enhancing shallow contours
  • Improving the appearance of recessed scars

Fillers also boost your body’s production of collagen, a natural skin-strengthening compound. Dermal fillers often include natural substances, such as hyaluronic acid, to add youthful plumpness to your skin and fill in hollowed areas or lines and wrinkles.

How long do the benefits of fillers last?

Fillers are made from biocompatible ingredients, so your body eventually absorbs them. The length of time a dermal filler’s effects last depends on the formula used, the area treated, and your personal body chemistry. You can expect to sustain a youthful look for 6-18 months. Then you can make an appointment for follow-up treatments to maintain the effects of fillers.

What does the process of getting fillers entail?

Dr. Ahmad assesses your skin and discusses your aesthetic goals to determine the best choice of dermal filler and application sites for you. He marks strategic points on your face to use as a guide for the injection sites. 

You may elect to have a topical numbing cream applied before the treatment if you’re concerned about discomfort. However, many fillers already contain an anesthetic. The injections take only a few seconds per site. Once complete, the guide marks are washed away, and Dr. Ahmad provides you with ice packs to reduce any minor and temporary bruising.

Results are evident right away. There’s no need for downtime, so you can go right back to all your regular activities after treatment.

If you’re ready to boost your confidence and look your very best, call Ali Ahmad, MD, or book online to learn more about dermal fillers.