Did seeing your own face on screen during a videoconference send you into shock? You are not alone – when lockdown forced us all to talk to one another online, many of us were shocked at what we saw: lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin that make us look older than we really are. The computer screen and artificial light seem to work in tandem to make every small line and blemish really stand out during a Zoom call; caking on makeup or trying to hide your face just makes it all worse.
Curious about the wonderful world of dermal fillers? See how this noninvasive form of injection therapy can restore your facial contours and prep you for whatever big event lies ahead.
1. Say Goodbye to Saggy Under Eye Areas and Dark Circles
The natural loss of volume that inevitably comes with the aging process can lead to dark hollows underneath your eyes, making you look sad and tired even when you’re not. Fillers like Juvederm® Voluma help bring back that fullness, plumping up thin skin and making dark circles less noticeable along the way.
Interested in learning more about fillers? We’ve put together this quick guide to injectables so you can understand more about these age-fighting treatments and decide whether dermal fillers may be the right choice for your aesthetic needs.
The stores are filled with tinsel and toys, jolly music fills the air, and our homes are lit up from eave to eave. Wintertime is here, and that means the holidays are just around the corner. Have you decided what to give yourself this year?
If you’re looking for a gift that’s both merry and bright, consider booking an appointment for facial fillers at Aesthetics at Illinois Eye Center.
Are you craving younger-looking skin? When the inevitable march of time and your body’s natural changes leave your skin a bit lackluster, it’s time to explore wrinkle treatments that can help you recapture your inner and outer glow.
The holidays are usually a time for reflection, but if you aren’t 100 percent satisfied with what you see in the mirror, then the seasonal hubbub can be more stressful than enjoyable. The promise of dozens of family photos, a stack of must-attend get-togethers, and visits with far-flung family members you haven’t seen in years may not be as exciting when you don’t feel you look your best. Luckily, there’s time to make a change.
Are you considering treating yourself to lip fillers? If you’re struggling with age-related loss of fullness, find yourself unhappy with your natural curvature (or lack thereof), or simply want a different look, you may be a candidate for an aesthetic augmentation. Before you dive in, take a moment to research your options and ask yourself one very important question: Why should I get lip injections?
Fillers are a kind of one-stop shop in the world of aesthetics. Dermal fillers, as they’re often called, use either synthetic or naturally-derived material like hyaluronic acid to support your skin and recreate youthful contours that may have been erased due to age, environmental influence, or other factors.
As we age, we lose some of the fullness in our face and in its place we develop wrinkles. In the past, this shift was as unavoidable as the passing of time itself, but today it's possible to restore volume to the face and recapture the supple contours of youth through the medical magic of facial fillers. Here's some insight into a few of the many possible facial fillers that may be right for you:
Aesthetics at Illinois Eye Center wants to help you look your very best this holiday season. Early signs of aging include the development of wrinkles and a loss of facial fullness. Fillers can temporarily restore your facial contours. Dr. Catherine Cuite, Oculoplastic and Reconstructive surgeon, provides different types of fillers to best suit your needs and your skin type. These products include Juvéderm XC® Injectable Gel, Juvéderm Voluma® XC, Restylane® and Perlane®, and BELOTERO BALANCE®. Here’s a quick look at what each product offers: