How to Plump Hollow Areas with Dermal Fillers

Has time robbed you of your plump, rosy cheeks? Hollow, sunken cheeks are one of the most common signs of skin aging, and they can cause a major drop in self-confidence. 

Fortunately, there are many minimally-invasive cosmetic treatments available that can firm and volumize hollow areas of the face. Dermal fillers, in particular, are among the most effective treatments around for plumping and contouring sunken cheeks.  Continue reading “How to Plump Hollow Areas with Dermal Fillers”

How to Get Rid of Age Spots

Age spots are small, flat spots on the skin that tend to appear as you age. Although excess sun exposure and tanning beds increase your risk of developing age spots, they may simply appear as you get older. 

Many people want to get rid of age spots to attain younger-looking skin. At Hermann Aesthetics and Wellness, we offer several different non-invasive treatments that can diminish age spots and rejuvenate the skin, including: Continue reading “How to Get Rid of Age Spots”

How Soon Will I See Results From Radiesse?

The aging process can diminish the volume in the face, leading to lost contouring and facial folds. While you can’t go back in time, cosmetic treatments can plump the skin and define facial features for a rejuvenated look. 

Radiesse is a unique dermal filler that can contour the cheeks and reduce the appearance of nasolabial folds for a more youthful look. If you’re considering this popular injectable, you may be wondering how long you’ll have to wait before seeing results. Here, we’ll answer this question and clarify what you can expect from Radiesse treatment. 

How Does Radiesse Work?

Radiesse is unlike other dermal fillers. Rather than simply filling in lost volume, it stimulates new collagen production around the injection site. Overtime after Radiesse treatment, your skin will continue to produce more collagen for a more youthful look.  Continue reading “How Soon Will I See Results From Radiesse?”

Everything You Need to Know About IPL Treatment

Do you wish that you could turn back time and regain a youthful complexion? With IPL treatment, it’s possible to reverse signs of aging for tighter, smoother, and brighter skin. 

If you’re interested in IPL, keep reading to learn all about this skin rejuvenation process and how it can help you reach your cosmetic goals.  

What is IPL?

IPL stands for intense pulsed light. It’s used as a cosmetic treatment for a broad range of concerns, namely signs of skin aging. IPL is safe for most skin types. Unlike other types of laser therapy, IPL administers more than one light wavelength. As a result, it can more effectively treat larger sections of skin.  Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About IPL Treatment”

How Juvéderm Can Restore Lost Facial Volume

As much as we wish it weren’t true, skin aging is real and affects all of us. Time takes a severe toll on the skin and lost facial volume is extremely common. With time, you may notice that your skin is losing its youthful plumpness and becoming thinner with each passing year. 

Luckily, there’s something that can be done about lost facial volume. Juvéderm is a popular facial filler that comes in many different formulations to combat the signs of aging. For lost facial volume, Juvéderm Voluma XC is an ideal choice.  Continue reading “How Juvéderm Can Restore Lost Facial Volume”

Are the Results from QWO Permanent?

Cellulite is extremely common, particularly among most women. Cellulite typically appears as dimpled skin around the buttocks and thighs. Despite most women having cellulite, it causes most to feel insecure, and they seek cosmetic treatments to help get rid of it. 

QWO is a revolutionary FDA-approved injectable to treat moderate to severe cellulite in the buttocks of adult women. It’s minimally invasive, effective, and safe, making it a top choice among patients struggling with cellulite. The question that most of our patients ask is how long do the effects of QWO last? Let’s find out together.  Continue reading “Are the Results from QWO Permanent?”

How Long Do Chemical Peels Last?

Chemical peels can provide a dramatic improvement to the tone, texture, and overall appearance of your skin. This treatment can enhance the results of other anti-aging solutions or be used alone to reduce the appearance of imperfections, such as fine lines, discoloration, and minor scarring. 

One of the most common questions that patients ask about chemical peels is how long they’ll last. Here, we’ll address this question and provide an overview of chemical peels that brighten and rejuvenate your skin.  Continue reading “How Long Do Chemical Peels Last?”

Should Your Skincare Routine Change With the Seasons?

If you’re anything like us, you have your skincare routine down to a science. However, your skin can be impacted by many external factors, including the weather. 

While we don’t experience dramatic seasonal weather changes here in Florida, even subtle drops in temperature and humidity in the winter can impact your skin. If you often experience dry and irritated skin in the winter, changing your skincare routine with the seasons can help you maintain healthy skin all year round.  Continue reading “Should Your Skincare Routine Change With the Seasons?”

What is the Difference Between Radiesse and Juvéderm Fillers?

If you’re struggling with signs of skin aging such as wrinkles, laxity, and lost volume, dermal fillers are an aesthetic treatment that could work for you. There are many different fillers available today, each of which offering unique features for specific cosmetic concerns. 

Juvéderm and RADIESSE® are two of the most popular fillers on the market. While each can give you a more youthful appearance, they contain different ingredients and work separately to rejuvenate the skin. 

RADIESSE®

RADIESSE® is a dermal filler that consists of calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHa) microspheres in an aqueous gel carrier. This specialized formula can improve the appearance of wrinkles, facial folds, and lost volume for a refreshed and rejuvenated look.  Continue reading “What is the Difference Between Radiesse and Juvéderm Fillers?”

How Fillers Spur Collagen Production

Fillers are among the most popular aesthetic treatments to achieve a more youthful and radiant appearance. In addition to restoring lost volume in the skin, many fillers are very effective at rejuvenating the skin because they stimulate collagen production. But, how exactly do fillers spur collagen production? Well, let’s find out!

What is Collagen?

First off, let’s learn more about collagen and the role that it plays in the health of your skin. Collagen is a protein that makes up approximately ⅓ of the body’s protein composition. It’s essential for the structure of many different parts of the body, including the skin, bones, tendons, and ligaments. Collagen gives youthful skin a plump, smooth appearance.  Continue reading “How Fillers Spur Collagen Production”