rejuvenation Treaments

Juvéderm®, Restylane®, and Perlane® are volumizing dermal fillers composed of a substance called hyaluronic acid. These fillers have the advantage of replacing the hyaluronic acid that is normally found in the skin. These fillers also stimulate your own skin cells to produce new collagen. Because of this, Juvéderm, Restylane, and Perlane last longer than collagen injections. Studies have shown that corrections can last up to 18 months. It is recommended that you have the necessary number of treatments to achieve correction in order to have the best results. Correcting aging changes in the face to have a natural result involves replacing the tissue volume lost over time with the normal substances that were originally under the skin.

Filler is injected into the skin using a very fine needle. The injections are virtually painless. The fillers are premixed with anesthetic so that as the treatment is being performed the skin is simultaneously being anesthetized. Make-up can be applied immediately afterwards. There is some temporary redness and swelling associated with the treatment. This generally subsides in a few days.

A number of factors must be taken into consideration in determining which filler(s) is/are  appropriate. The depth of the furrows/wrinkles to be  treated, the thickness or thinness of the skin, as well as the specific characteristics of the area to be corrected all play a role in the decision. Dr. Wong can evaluate your skin and help you chose the appropriate filler(s) needed to rejuvenate and restore your facial tissue volume.