DERMAL FILLERS IN GRAND FORKS
Dermal fillers restore volume and are used to correct wrinkles and soft tissue loss due to aging. They are injected into the superficial layers of the skin and are most commonly used in the smile lines, lips and corners of the mouth. Advanced techniques also involve the use of certain fillers around the eyes and cheekbones to restore a more youthful look.
BENEFITS OF DERMAL FILLER
Dermal fillers work by using hyaluronic acid to volumize fine lines, wrinkles, and folds on the face. This smoothes the skin and texture of the face, providing a more youthful appearance. The results are immediate and can last up to a year. Patients can also visit Premier Aesthetics for touch-up injections to maintain the results and slow the overall effect of aging.
Dermal fillers can be used in conjunction with other injectables, including neuromodulators (Botox and Dysport) and collagen stimulators (Sculptra and Radiesse). Combining injectables can provide a dramatic improvement in the appearance of the skin and offer patients a wonderful alternative to surgical treatments.
Dermal fillers are affordable, easy, and long lasting. Patients who have considered the advantages of dermal fillers and other injectables can visit the team at Premier Aesthetics in Grand Forks, North Dakota to determine their candidacy for treatment.
There are few risks associated with dermal fillers made with hyaluronic acid. Patients with rashes, infections, or hives should avoid injections until these concerns have healed, and patients should be in good overall health. Those who have severe allergic reactions to lidocaine or bacterial proteins should discuss this with the provider, as they may not be candidates for this treatment. Most patients will experience redness and tenderness of the injection area immediately after their treatment, but this will subside over a day or two.
Frequently Asked Questions About Filler
What are brake system parts that can fail?
The master cylinder holds the brake fluid when it is not being delivered to the brakes through the brake lines. If brake fluid leaks because the master cylinder is worn or brake lines are plugged or broken, the fluid cannot be delivered and the brake pads will get ruined.
The brake fluid itself can break down from excess heat or it can get dirty or contaminated as it draws rust-causing moisture and picks up other debris. Clean brake fluid is either clear or slightly yellow, while dirty brake fluid may be brown or even black. Old and dirty brake fluid can damage ABS brake systems internally.
The brake lines connect to the master cylinder through a combination valve, which combines a metering and proportioning valve. It regulates the pressure on the front and rear wheels to make sure both sets of brakes are applied simultaneously. A malfunctioning combination valve may cause the wheels to lock up.
Brake pads and shoes can be made of ceramic, metal, or organic materials, while the disc rotors and drums they press against are made of metal. Because the pads and shoes create friction to stop the car, they gradually wear down over time and may wear away completely, letting the metal of the calipers and cylinders they are attached to grind against the rotors and drums and damage them. (Some pads have a metal strip attached that sounds a warning whistle when the pad becomes too worn, but this strip sounds only when the car is in motion and the brakes are not applied.)
What are signs and symptoms of a broken car air conditioner system?
Your A/C blows only slightly cooler air compared to the exterior air
Air that blows in smells damp, musty, or like mildew
The defroster takes longer than normal to operate or does not operate at all
Your heater or A/C only functions when driving, not when idling
Your heating system blows cold air
The A/C blows warm air
Low airflow even at the highest fan setting
What are belts and hoses?
What does the radiator do?
Radiators are heat exchangers for cooling your car's internal combustion engine. When the radiator fails, the excess heat produced by the engine could damage the engine components. To prevent this from happening, have your radiator serviced regularly. Visit our shop in Belmont today.
Why should I have my tires maintained?
What is a power steering flush?
Our technicians use a powerful cleaner to dissolve gum and varnish in your car’s power steering unit. We will also flush old, worn-out contaminated fluid and install fresh new fluid fortified with a special antioxidant and anti-wear ingredients to prevent expensive mechanical failure.
What should I do if my car is overheating?
Never drive your vehicle when you know your engine is overheating because this can turn out to have very expensive consequences. If your temperature gauge is 3/4 or more, pull over immediately and turn off the engine. Do not raise your hood right away, as the engine is overheating and can cause serious injury. If you do not see any steam or coolant boiling out onto the ground, you should be allow your engine to cool off for 15-20 minutes, then restart and quickly drive to the nearest service facility, constantly watching the temperature gauge. The safest decision is usually to call a tow truck. Just a small amount of overheating can ruin your engine and cost you a bundle on replacement. Constantly observing all the gauges on your car while driving is just as important as looking into your mirrors.
What if my oil light is on?
Never drive with an oil light on or flashing. Quickly pull over and turn off the engine. Checking the oil level will quickly tell you whether you have a low oil situation or an internal oil pressure problem. If the level is low (not even on the dipstick), that may be why you have a light on. Correct the level and then restart the engine - if the light still appears, call a tow truck. If the light stays off, you may drive home or to the nearest full service facility and find out why the oil level was low. Each time that light is on, you have no oil pressure, which means that your high revving engine is running with no lubrication going to all the moving parts. The end result is serious engine damage.
How often should I get an oil change?
We recommend to change the oil every 3,750 miles or 90 days, whichever comes first.
I'm having issues with my car battery
The battery supplies electric energy which powers the ignition system, the starter motor, and the lights of an automotive. If you need to jump start your vehicle, your battery is failing. When a battery starts deteriorating, it can either be replaced or repaired - this will depend on the severity of the damage. If you are having issues with your car battery, contact us today. We provide a convenient battery testing and replacement service to get you back on the road. Battery replacement, charging, installation, testing, and recycling - we handle it all.
PREMIER DERMAL FILLER BRANDS
The extensive range of injectable filler options available on the market may seem overwhelming. But ultimately, the wide array of options is great news for patients hoping to attain a more youthful appearance. Premier's experienced nurse injectors can make use of the differences in the density, texture, and intended depths to create subtle and natural looking results for patients.
Silk is the first product approved by the FDA that has been specifically designed to add subtle volume to the lips and smooth vertical lines around the mouth. Restylane Silk is smoother and composed of smaller particles than the other Restylane products, for softer, more precise results.
RESTYLANE SILK COST - $650/syringe
Restylane Lyft is a clear gel that has the ability to restore volume to the midface/cheeks as well as other areas such as the jawline. Restylane Lyft was one of the first HA dermal fillers that was approved by the FDA in the United States, following the approval of Restylane.
RESTYLANE LYFT COST - $650/syringe
Restylane® Refyne and Defyne
Both of these products are designed to smooth the lines around the nose and mouth – nasolabial folds (from the nose to the mouth corners) and marionette lines (running from the mouth corners along the sides of the chin), while maintaining the flexibility and range of motion needed for natural-looking movement and facial expressions.
RESTYLANE REFYNE & DEFYNE COST - $650/syringe
Kysse is the all-new, long-lasting lip filler that gives you moisture, volume and prominence. Smoothing wrinkles, creases and lines, you’ll have naturally beautiful, plump lips that last up to 12 months. Kysse is also the only FDA-approved lip filler with a unique technology that helps it look natural while in motion.
RESTYLANE KYSSE COST - $650/syringe
Revanesse Versa is a multi-purpose dermal filler that combines rigorously tested materials with state-of-the-art skin technology to provide optimal results. Since it was created in 2012, over 3 million syringes have been used to treat people’s skin worldwide. The manufacturer of Revanesse Versa processes the material in small batches to ensure both quality and safety.
What sets Revanesse Versa apart is its versatility due to the use of Thixofix cross-linking technology in its creation. This unique technology makes the hyaluronic acid molecules stay closer together, more consistent in size, and more round. All of this results in a filler that is easier to inject and shape, in addition to providing a more natural appearance and feel. It also takes longer to break down than other types of hyaluronic acid-based fillers, making it a great choice for patients who want long-lasting results.
REVANESSE VERSA COST - $650/syringe
With its patented microsphere technology, Radiesse starts a process called collagenases, stimulating your body to produce new collagen and encouraging collagen to grow around the injection area. Radiesse dermal filler actually helps your body create its own naturally younger look, setting a new standard in facial contouring and augmentation.
RADIESSE COST - $650/syringe