Along with the plastic surgery options that Dr. Iacobucci offers to help his patients get their desired appearances, he also offers a variety of nonsurgical options like injectables and fillers. Many patients turn to injectables and fillers to help plump up the skin, smooth out skin, augment parts of their faces, and more. At Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of Grand Rapids, we offer many different injectables and fillers to our patients.
What Are Injectables and Fillers?
Dr. Iacobucci performs injections and fillers in the office to rejuvenate the appearance of his patients. Different filers add volume, replace collagen, stimulate collagen, and help with new cell growth. Depending on your personal goals and concerns, Dr. Iacobucci will help you to choose the filler that will work best for you.
Types of injectables and Fillers
There are many different injectables and fillers on the market. New ones are popping up all the time. We have categorized the most popular types for you.
These products work by stopping the muscles that cause wrinkles and fine lines. These include big-name brands such as Botox and Dysport.
These injections help to replace collagen in the skin which smooths out lines, folds, and wrinkles. The common name brands are Zyderm and Zyplast.
This is an injectable paste that is used to fill lips as well as wrinkles and folds. The most recognized product for this is Radiance.
This is a naturally occurring substance in the body that helps cushion and lubricate the skin. The most popular products in this category are Restylane, Hylaform, and Sculptra. These help to plump and smooth the skin.
This uses autologin (your bodies own) collagen from one part of the body and injects it into the treatment site.
Autologin fat is being used as a filler for many treatments now. Fat is harvested from one part of the body and injected into another part for augmentation. This is popular in facial treatments and the Brazilian butt lift.
Recovery from Injectables and Fillers
The recovery period for each type of injectable and filler varies. Many don’t need very extensive downtime associated with them. Dr. Iacobucci will provide you with detailed instructions for your injectable and filler recovery time.
Who is a Good Candidate for Injectables and Fillers?
Many people can benefit from injectables and fillers. They help to plump and smooth out skin as well as add volume in different places. Depending on the type of filler, different people will be good candidates for it. Dr. Iacobucci will go over all the advantages and disadvantages of each treatment with you.
Meet with Dr. Iacobucci
If you have some areas, you want to smooth out or augment but are not ready for a complex surgery then injectables and fillers could be a great option for you. Talk to Dr. Iacobucci in person about your goals and options. At Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of Grand Rapids, we treat patients from Cascade, Ada, Rockford, and all surrounding communities.