Cosmetic dermal fillers are non-surgical alternatives that contour the face In addition to softening wrinkles and fine lines, they provide a fuller look for hollowed facial area, as well as provide lips with a plump appearance. Dermal fillers are not permanent, but they provide a safe alternative to reduce the signs of aging.

Juvéderm, Restylane, Ravanesse, &  Radiesse

Juvéderm®, Restylane®, Ravanesse®, and Radiesse® are our most popular cosmetic dermal fillers used to improve and enhance your appearance.

Juvéderm

Juvéderm created using Hylacross technology cross linking is the number one selling collection of hyaluronic acid filler in the United States developed through an advanced manufacturing process that results in a smooth gel that creates a natural feel. Juvéderm also boasts the highest concentration of hyaluronic acid (produced by the body naturally).  Juvéderm is used to lift, smooth, and plump facial tissues.

Juvéderm is applied smoothly through injection which provides fast, natural results. Due to its ease of use, each patient is able to receive a customized look with facial contouring that fits their desired physique.  Juvéderm family of cosmetic dermal fillers adds volume to the enhance the cheeks, lift loose tissue, smooth smile lines and plump the lips with enduring results.

The Juvéderm product line includes:  Juvéderm Voluma XC, Juvéderm XC, Juvéderm Ultra XC, Juvéderm Vobella XC, and Juvéderm Vollure XC.

Juvéderm Voluma XC is indicated for deep injections into the cheeks.  Juvéderm Vollure XC and Juvéderm XC, is indicated for moderate to severe wrinkles and folds such as the smile lines.  Juvéderm Ultra XC and Juvéderm Volbella XC are indicated for injection into the lips for lip augmentation and perioral lines

Results for Juvéderm family of products last anywhere from six months to two year after a single treatment with minor side effects common to injections such as temporary bruising, swelling, and numbness, which go down after a few days.

Restylane

Restylane is an injectable dermal filler consisting of hyaluronic acid that provides a full look to skin and facial wrinkles. Restylane is mainly used to soften the appearance of facial wrinkles and nasolabial folds as well as to enhance the appearance of lips.

In contrast to Juvederm, the effects of Restylane last about six months but its effects are more noticeable in the long run due to its firmer feel.

Restylane Lyft

Restylane Lyft, formerly known as Perlane, is similar to Restylane but it contains a higher amount of hyaluronic acid which makes it more effective for deeper wrinkles and folds while providing lifting effects. Injected through a larger needle, the clear gel provides an enhanced look for moderate to severe facial wrinkles.

Effects of Restylane Lyft last about six to nine months.

Note: these products do not consist of collagen or other toxins. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance produced by the body and as a result requires no allergy pretesting.

Restylane Silk

Restylane Silk is used to provide treatment for fine lines around the lips. Restylane Silk is a smooth gel with a refined formula that is made specifically to treat lips and provide a natural and subtle appearance. Fine line correction and meticulous results allow your lips to enjoy a silky natural appearance.

Effects of Restylane Silk last about six months.

Restylane Refyne & Restylane Defyne

Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne are the latest cosmetic hyaluronic acid dermal filler offered by Galderma created with the new XpresHAn Technology.  Both products are used to restore and contour cosmetic facial defects naturally.  The XpresHAn integrates itself to surrounding tissue creating a more natural expression with facial gestures.  For this reason, both Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne are recommended for correction of the nasolabial folds and marionette lines.  Restylane Refyne is designed to be very flexible and provides subtle support.  Restylane Defyne is less flexible and provides additional support.

Effects of Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne last about twelve months.

Revanesse Versa

Revanesse® Versa is a homogenous hyaluronic acid cosmetic dermal filler crafted through an advanced wet milling technology to produce uniquely spherical and uniform particles for a perfect balance of smoothness and volume.  Revanesse Versa is created with premium quality high molecular weight hyaluronic acid for extended longevity.  In addition, due to its formula and compared with other hyaluronic acid fillers, Revanesse stays true to correction without the additional swelling seen with other fillers.  This means that a Revanesse treatment is optimized to stay true to the desired volume and placement of the product.

Effects of Revanesse Versa last about twelve months.

Radiesse

Radiesse® injections are non-invasive and used in a variety of skin treatment to reduce the appearance of aging while adding a natural look to the face.

Radiesse is composed of an advanced technology consisting of calcium-based microsphere that provide a soft, natural appearance with immediate results. In comparison to other dermal fillers, it stimulates the production of collagen in the body to produce a more youthful appearance.

Effects of Radiesse last for up to one year, with some patients reporting longer results.

Sculptra

Sculptra® Aesthetic is a dermal filler consisting of a poly-L-lactic acid. In comparison to other facial treatments, it works with your body to produce collagen to improve the elasticity and shape of your skin.

Sculptra Aesthetic is mainly used for deep wrinkles, folds on the face, as well as areas of fat loss. It may not be used for areas around the lips and eyes or if you have keloid or hypertrophic scars.

Results for the Sculptra treatment can last for up to two years, with a typical treatment consisting of three sessions over a couple of months.

How long does the procedure take?

Each session is about one hour in length. There may be minimal social downtime depending on the skin’s reaction to the injections although most effects fade away after a few days.

What is the cost of dermal fillers?

The treatment cost starts at $499 per unit.

Face Sculpting for HIV Lipodystrophy

Lipodystrophy, also known as fat redistribution, occurs as a result of the body being unable to properly produce, use, or store fat. There are two types of lipodystrophy: fat buildup (lipohypertrophy) and fat loss (lipoatrophy). Men tend to be affected more often by fat loss while women experience fat build up more often.

Fat Loss (Lipodystrophy)

Lipodystrophy occurs mainly in the face where sunken eyes, cheeks, and temples are affected. Buttocks, arms, and legs are also affected with veins being shown more prominently.

Fat Buildup (Lipohypertrophy)

Fat buildup affects the neck and shoulders through an enlarged dorsocervical fat pad (buffalo hump), breasts in both men and women, abdomen enlargement, and several fatty growths around the body.

HIV Lipodystrophy

Since the use of antiretroviral therapy was started to help treat HIV various patients have experienced facial wasting syndrome. Up to 50% of all HIV patients experience lipodystrophy symptoms as a result of medications.

Dr. Escobedo helps treat HIV patients from lipodystrophy with a combination of treatments including Sculptra®, Radiesse®, as well as silicone injections. This results in a healthy appearance while regaining confidence with results that last. Each treatment is custom tailored for each patient.

How long does each session take?

Each session takes about one hour with some social downtime to allow for proper healing of the treated area.

How much does HIV facial treatment cost?

The cost of treatment starts at $999 and up for each session.

Restore that youthful glow today!