After the age of 50 we lose 1% of our dermal collagen, elastins and hyaluronans per year. As a result we experience facial changes such as*:
Today we can replace the hollowing of the skin and the volume lost to aging with a number
of filler materials available. Dermal fillers (or wrinkle fillers) are also used to augment the size and
shape of the lips (lip augmentation).*
There are a number of dermal fillers available, each with specific uses and distinct advantages. These include Restylane, Juvederm, Perlane, Radiesse, Sculptra and more.*
Dr. Khan performs an individual facial analysis for each patient and determines the type and amount of filler needed for the most natural looking results. Dermal fillers and wrinkle fillers are priced per syringe and prices vary among different fillers. Dr. Khan will discuss the type of dermal filler and the number of syringes needed for each individual procedure during a consultation with the patient.
Please call (516) 535-0035 to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Khan at StudioMD.
Radiesse® dermal filler is made of calcium-based microspheres suspended in a water-based
gel, and is injected into the skin through a simple and minimally invasive procedure. Radiesse dermal filler
is the ideal choice for total facial contouring. It can restore a healthy, youthful appearance, enhance your
existing features, help you defy age and gravity, and increase your confidence – all without invasive
surgery or scarring.
What areas of the face are treated with Radiesse?
Typical Radiesse injections include*:
It is also has been used for non-surgical nose reshaping, chin augmentation, and liquid
face lift. Popular for the duration of results, Radiesse benefits should be evident for 12 – 24 months
depending on area treated.*
Please click here to reach the official Radiesse site for information or click below for Before & After photos and FAQ.
Before and After Photos FAQ
Restylane Long Island and Perlane Long
Restylane® and Perlane® are safe and natural cosmetic dermal fillers that restore volume and fullness to the
skin to correct facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds.*
Restylane and Perlane are made of hyaluronic acid, a natural substance that already exists in the human body. The hyaluronic acid in Restylane is a crystal-clear gel called NASHA™ or Non-Animal Stabilized Hyaluronic Acid. NASHA is completely biocompatible with human hyaluronic acid.
Restylane maintains its shape using the body's own moisture. The hyaluronic acid in Restylane is hydrophilic or "water loving." As hyaluronic acid gradually degrades, each molecule binds to more water and over time, the same volume can be maintained with less hyaluronic acid. This ability of hyaluronic acid to bind to water is what helps provide the duration of results.
Perlane has larger gel particles and is intended to be injected deeper within the skin.
Unlike rooster-derived hyaluronic acids and bovine collagen products, Restylane is free from animal proteins. This limits any risk of animal-based disease transmissions or development of allergic reactions to animal proteins.
After your treatment, you might have some redness or swelling. This will normally last less than seven days. Sunbathing and cold outdoor activities should be avoided until any redness or swelling disappears.*
Dr. Khan uses several different dermal fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm and Radiesse. He will suggest which filler is best for your particular situation during your initial evaluation.
Recently approved by the FDA, Juvederm™ injectable gel is a “next-generation” dermal filler. The smooth
consistency gel helps to instantly restore your skin's volume and smooth away facial wrinkles and folds,
like your "smile lines" (nasolabial folds—the creases that run from the bottom of your nose to the
corners of your mouth).
Juvederm™ dermal filler is the only dermal filler currently available with the highest concentration of hyaluronic acid and a special formulation process. This process creates a smooth gel that flows easily into the skin, creating smooth, natural looks.*
All other currently approved hyaluronic acid dermal fillers use a gel particle suspension formulation. These gel particles may be visibly seen as opposed to the smoother formulation used in Juvederm™. The smooth consistency of Juvederm™ dermal filler also may help to minimize the discomfort that can sometimes occur during the injection procedure. In addition, Juvederm™ injectable gel is the first FDA-approved hyaluronic acid dermal filler that is proven to be safe and effective for persons of color.*
Call our office to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Khan to discuss if Juvederm™ is right for you.
Before and After FAQ
Belotero Balance Dermal Filler is an FDA approved injectible filler that quickly integrates into the skin.
Belotero Balance is FDA-approved for injection into the mid-to-deep dermis for correction of
moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds. Once injected, it instantly smooths
the lines and wrinkles in your face. While Belotero Balance is made of the same material (hyaluronic acid)
as some of the other fillers, Belotero Balance has unique properties that allow it adapt within the skin for
soft results. The filler may last about 6 months or more according to the manufacturer - Merz Aesthetics. As
with other fillers, there is very little to no down-time associated with a Belotero Balance procedure.*
Call our office to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Khan to discuss if Belotero Balance is right for you.
* Results may vary