As we get older, our skin’s ability to produce collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid gradually diminishes. Once we have lost enough of these helpful agents, our skin loses volume and firmness. Dermal fillers are becoming the most popular way to reverse the changes associated with aging by providing a more natural appearance compared to surgery.

Dermal fillers are a great tool for replacing soft-tissue volume loss. Not only do they fill in sunken regions of the face, they also reduce and/or eliminate wrinkles. In addition, some dermal fillers serve as a great way to enhance lip volume. Most dermal fillers are comprised of hyaluronic acid, which is ideal for adding volume while moisturizing skin.

For more information about dermal fillers and to find out which brands are available, contact the Santa Barbara office of board-certified dermatologist Dr. Andrew Kaufman.