Nonsurgical treatments are on the rise, due to their lack of incisions, scarring, and downtime. Dermal fillers are on the most popular nonsurgical treatment options today. But, what exactly do fillers do and what issues can they address? Read on for answers.

Wrinkles and Folds

Restylane and Juvederm are used to correct moderate facial wrinkles and folds. Both of these fillers are made up of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance that attracts and binds water under the skin. This helps to smooth the appearance of unwanted lines and wrinkles for up to six months.

Volume Restoration

As we age, our mid face can lose youthful volume, resulting in a sunken or hollow look. Sculptra, Radiesse, and Evolence can help to restore this lost volume for a more youthful appearance. These fillers provide immediate volume and work over time by stimulating your own collagen production.


For individuals who are looking to augment their lips for a plumper pout, Juvederm can be used.

What to Expect During Treatment

During a dermal filler procedure, a topical anesthetic will be applied to the treatment area to help ensure a comfortable treatment experience. Then, a small, fine needle will be used to inject the filler into the treatment area. The treatment process is quick, usually taking 15-20 minutes to complete. There is little to no downtime needed following filler injections.

If you are interested in learning more about fillers in Brandon, contact our office today to schedule a consultation.


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Dr. Shienbaum is a double board-certified plastic surgeon with over 30 years of experience in all forms of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, including Tummy Tucks Liposuction Breast Augmentation Brazilian Butt Lifts and Mommy Makeovers. He provides services for the entire Tampa Bay area, including Brandon, Lakeland, Riverview, and Tampa, Florida. To find out more about the procedures near you, please visit