Aging affects every organ in the body, including our skin and the internal structures of our face. Over time our bones atrophy and skin loses moisture, collagen, and elasticity. These natural aging processes result in wrinkles, fine lines, volume loss, and other signs of aging that most people don’t appreciate seeing when in the mirror. Although creams and lotions promise big results, users often find themselves disappointed. Dermal fillers, a non-surgical anti-aging treatment is available from us. This anti-aging treatment instantly restores the youthful appearance by smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.

What are Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers help reverse the signs of aging without risky surgery. Immediately after the procedure, you’ll notice many benefits that restore a youthful appearance, like fewer lines and wrinkles, more structural support of the face, and a more refreshed, refined look. No matter your age, dermal fillers provide incredible results without downtime or tons of risks. If you’re ready to love the person staring back at you in the mirror, dermal fillers certainly can do the trick.

Risks of Dermal Fillers

Risks associated with dermal fillers can be very serious. The biggest risk associated with dermal fillers comes when they are injected into the wrong area of the skin. Choosing a well-qualified medical professional to provide your dermal filler procedure will minimize the risks.

The experts at Beauty Refined are well-trained professionals who understand anatomy and physiology of the face, as well as the importance of caring for your skin. Additionally, you can reduce the risks associated with dermal fillers by following a few do’s and don’ts.

We want you to look and feel your best. A few tips for success:

The many types of dermal fillers available provide similar results but do so in their own unique way. Make sure to learn more about each type of dermal filler, its risks, benefits, and other pertinent information beforehand. The more you know about the procedure, the better.
Likewise, choose the best medical aesthetic injector to provide you with dermal fillers. Every person is unique and so is their skin.

Treating individual skin needs ensures an effective, smooth experience.
Make sure that you select a provider who treats your individual skin needs and understands well the dermal filler choices and procedures that are right for you.

Never rush in to get dermal fillers.
Careful planning, research, and consideration ensure you make the right decisions based on your skincare and medical needs.

Once you decide that dermal fillers are right for your anti-aging needs, plan carefully for pre and post-treatment care. Both types of care are important in successful treatment and effective results.

Dermal Fillers: Do’s and Don’ts

When you schedule an appointment with Beauty Refined, we want you to feel comfortable and come in knowledgeable about the procedure. We’ll do all we can to provide information, answer questions, and otherwise ensure a successful procedure. The following list of do’s and don’ts is a great place to start to help ensure your visit provides results.

Pre-Treatment Do’s

  • Be honest with our providers about your medical history and medications you take, even over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements that you may use only on occasion.
  • Ensure you have not had any recent vaccinations 2 weeks prior or plan 2 weeks post your dermal filler treatment.
  • If you are sick or feel under-the-whether we will not treat you. We want you feeling your very best and will not want you sick or on antibiotics if we will be treating you.
  • Ask our dermal filler experts questions. Questions provide answers that give users peace of mind before, during, and after their procedure.
  • Understand the treatment you’ve chosen. You should know what to expect, the possible risks and side effects, and other pertinent information.
  • Stay hydrated. Good hydration is good for your health as well as for pre-dermal procedures.
  • Do dress comfortably on the day of your appointment.

Pre-Treatment Don’ts

  • Do not wear makeup to your dermal filler appointment.
  • Do not consume alcohol 24 – 48 hours before the dermal filler procedure in Denver.
  • Do not consider dermal fillers while pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Do not take over-the-counter blood thinning medications like ibuprofen or aspirin within the days leading up to your appointment.
  • Taking OTC blood thinning medications can affect your risk of bruising and bleeding during and post dermal filler treatment.
  • Do not take OTC supplements starting one week before the scheduled Denver dermal fillers appointment time.
  • Do not leave home without sunscreen applied, especially on the treated area.

Post-Treatment Do’s

  • Expect a bit of tenderness in the area. Bruising and swelling are common side effects of dermal filler procedures. The bruising and swelling can last up to a couple of weeks.
  • Contact us right away if you experience prolonged pain or adverse reaction.
  • Place ice over the treated area to reduce swelling and ease your discomfort. Wrap ice inside a cloth or facial towel before placing it on the area.

Post-Treatment Don’ts

  • Do not drink alcohol for 48 hours after the dermal filler treatment because it increases the likelihood of bruising.
  • Do not touch the treated area. Touching can lead to infection.
  • Do facials or facial waxing for one week after treatment
  • Do not wear makeup for at least 24 hours after treatment
  • Do not leave the house without applying sunscreen
  • Do not exercise for 48 hours. Exercise can increase blood flow and lead to serious health problems.

Dermal fillers offer amazing results for almost anyone who wants a more youthful appearance. Adhering to the above do’s and don’ts outlined above provides optimal results from your treatment.

Call Beauty Refined at 303.957.8200 when you’re ready to reverse the signs of aging with dermal fillers in Denver.