Would Thermage help me or do I need fillers? (photos)
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You don’t need much skin tightening, which is what Thermage does
Thermage Under the Eyes
Thermage vs Fillers
To improve your cheek hollows I would recommend Sculptra. Sculptra is used to stimulate collagen production, helping to replenish volume loss. Sculptra is the only volumizer scientifically designed to stimulate natural collagen growth treating the underlying cause of facial aging. It is important to be aware that Sculptra is not an instant filler, but a collagen stimulator, improvement will be slow and progressive for up to 6 months after your last session. Sculptra is injected in a series of treatments once a month, usually for 3-4 sessions and the benefits of Sculptra last up to 2 years with optimal treatment.
I would also recommend Juvederm Voluma for the Mid Cheek. Voluma is specifically formulated to correct volume loss and enhance contour to the mid cheek area creating a subtle lift, giving a more youthful appearance. Voluma instantly provides a smooth, natural-looking appearance to the cheek area that last up to 2 years with optimal treatment.
If you want to improve laxity then Thermage CPT Total Tip is a great option. Thermage uses focused radiofrequency energy to stimulate the body’s own natural renewal process. A Thermage treatment can help improve the appearance of sagging or loose skin giving you a smoother, younger look with just one treatment and no down time. Our patients see results immediately off the table and continue to get improvement with Thermage CPT Total Tip treatment for up to 6 months as their skin regenerates new collagen.
It is best to consult with a Board Certified Dermatologist with plenty of treating these concerns to see what procedure is best for you.
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Thermage is a fabulous laser for facial tightening. The results of Thermage are facial rejuvenation and producing new collagen. Depending on how much volume you need you may need additional fillers or volumizers such as Voluma, Sculptra, or Restylane. Please consult a board certified dermatologist for a consultation to determine your specific best protocol.
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