Facial Fillers

So facial fillers or soft tissue fillers are injectable products that are FDA approved for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and creases. So often times patients will come in complaining of wrinkles and creases on their faces, nasal labial folds. So it’s a great way to be able to rectify some of the issues that patients are often timed experiencing.

So juvederm is an example of a facial filler. It is a hyaluronic acid that we use as a dermal filler to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and creases. Often the areas that we inject in juvederm is mid-face, so that includes: the creases of the forehead, the nasal labial folds, marionette lines, lip enhancement and in some cases, some mild cases of acne scars. So once a patient is injected with juvederm, you can expect it to last about nine to 12 months.

Now another example of a dermal filler is voluma. So voluma is also a hyaluronic acid, but it is a deep dermal filler and the difference is that with voluma, you actually want to correct some of the aging process of the loss of volume of the cheeks. So it’s a great solution for men and women who want to come in and they want to be able to restore some of that high cheek voluminous high cheek bones that they often experience during their youth. Now voluma another thing that’s different about it is that because it is a thicker gel, we can actually go in a little bit deeper and place the product deep into the dermis or deep into the skin to be able to lift and create that voluminous look that patients are often seeking. Now once voluma is injected, patient can expect for it to last about two years. Now if a patient is interested in getting voluma done, they simply make an appointment, come in and see us, and we’ll have a free consultation for them.

During the consultation we can talk about past medical history, we’ll talk about their allergies, and then we’ll talk about what exactly is it they’re looking for. What are their goals? What are the outcomes that they want to see? So once we are able to talk about that, we’ll come up with a tailored plan for them.

What a patient can expect after their treatment is that perhaps they will experience a little bit of bruising, a little bit of redness, some lumps and bumps at the injection site, but rest assured those type of reactions are very temporary and they’re very normal. Usually patients will recover from that in about a couple of weeks.

Many times, certain areas of the face need added attention to regain their youthful appearance. These target areas can be treated by dermatologists with facial fillers, which involve very little time procedurally and no recovery time. Facial filler treatments may be the perfect choice to help you feel young again. Arizona Dermatology offers facial filler treatments designed to help patients experience:

• Smoother Skin
• Younger Appearance
• Fewer lines and wrinkles
• Fuller lips
• Defined lip lines
• Improved appearance of scars
• Enhanced shallow contours


Juvéderm is an injectable gel that gently reverses many signs of aging around the nose and mouth. Results last about 6-9 months. You will experience a reduction in moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds instantly! Receive the customized injectable gel treatment in a quick in-office visit with minimal downtime. Return to your usual routine looking and feeling better than ever!


Voluma is an injectable product that adds volume, lift and restores youthful contour to the cheek area. It is made with hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in the body that works with collagen and elastin to give volume and support to the skin. Voluma is a great option to give you back that youthful look to your skin, with results lasting up to two years.


Sculptra® is an injectable product that restores and corrects the signs of facial fat loss by replacing lost volume. Facial fat loss, or lipoatrophy, is the loss of fat beneath the skin, which can result in sunken cheeks, indentations, and hollow eyes. Sculptra provides a gradual and significant increase in skin thickness, improving the appearance of folds and sunken areas, giving you that youthful plumped skin. The results from Sculptra® are not immediate but they are long-lasting. In a clinical study, results lasted for up to two years after the first treatment session in most patients.