Dermal Fillers Specialist

Terezakis & Grieshaber Dermatology

Dermatologists located in Metairie, LA

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin but aren’t interested in surgery, Dr. Nia Terezakis and Dr. Elizabeth Grieshaber have other options. At Terezakis & Grieshaber Dermatology in Metairie, Louisiana, dermal fillers are available to restore your skin to a younger-looking state. Using high-quality fillers like Juvẻderm® and Restylane®, Dr. Terezakis and Dr. Grieshaber make it easy to enjoy smoother skin without the risks of surgery. Schedule a consultation now by calling the office or booking online.

Dermal Fillers Q & A

Terezakis & Grieshaber Dermatology

What are dermal fillers?

Over time, your skin loses elasticity and collagen due to the natural aging process, causing slacking, loose skin, folds, and wrinkles. Your face is also likely to lose its natural volume and fullness, making you look older than you feel.

Dermal fillers are injectable treatments containing hyaluronic acid that Dr. Terezakis and Dr. Grieshaber use to add fullness and volume to your face. This minimally invasive procedure lets you enjoy younger-looking, smoother skin without the risks of surgery.

The most common dermal fillers Dr. Terezakis and Dr. Grieshaber use are Juvẻderm and Restylane.

What conditions can dermal fillers treat?

Dr. Terezakis and Dr. Grieshaber discuss your cosmetic goals to create a custom treatment. They may recommend dermal fillers to:

  • Plump lips
  • Minimize scars
  • Enhance natural contours
  • Reduce wrinkles and creases

Restoring fullness and volume to your face with dermal fillers provides long-lasting results without invasive surgery.

What can I expect during a dermal filler treatment?

Dr. Terezakis and Dr. Grieshaber perform dermal filler treatments in a comfortable office environment. They may also administer a topical numbing agent to increase your comfort during the injections, of which you can expect to receive one or more.

This procedure only lasts a few minutes, and you can return to your normal activities immediately. Dr. Terezakis and Dr. Grieshaber may advise you to limit strenuous activities for several days to minimize bruising and swelling.

What can I expect after treatment?

Following your treatment with either Juvẻderm and Restylane, you may experience swelling or bruising at and around the injection site. These side effects resolve on their own after two to three days.

Other side effects of dermal fillers may include:

  • An overfilled appearance
  • Numbness or redness
  • Hard lumps at the injection site
  • Increased skin sensitivity

These symptoms should resolve on their own in a few days. However, Dr. Terezakis and Dr. Grieshaber may recommend using ice packs to alleviate discomfort and promote healing.

Will I need additional treatments?

The results of Juvẻderm and Restylane are long-lasting and vary among users. Expect to maintain the results for several months or longer.

Book a consultation online or by phone to learn more about dermal fillers.

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