Your skin tends to lose fat and collagen when it ages. Some other factors that may have a damaging effect on your skin are pollution, poor diet, smoking and damage caused due to overexposure to the sun. All these factors may speed up the process of aging and make it appear saggy and wrinkly. Aging is not a simple process at all and happens due to both environmental and genetic factors. To some extent, it may occur due to your genes, over which you do not have much control. However, a significant cause of the aging process is due to what your body has to encounter for several years.
Irrespective of what could be the cause, aging leads to some changes in your skin due to your connective tissues’ loss and damage.
Elastin and collagen – molecular strands which provide elastic and tensile support for your skin – get deranged or reduced as you age, Healthy cells like fibroblasts and blood vessels slowly become less efficient or are lost as you age.
However, it is important to note that your skin does not age overnight since there are several actions that you can do to reverse or slow down the process.
One of the most efficient treatments to do this is through the use of dermal fillers in Singapore. When you get this treatment done by a good doctor, it can replenish and restore hyaluronic acid and collagen.
How dermal fillers work
These are non-surgical injections, which help in recovering your face’s youthfulness so that you retain a younger appearance. These injections are used for building up collagen, which disappears from your aging skin, thereby restoring the volume and lifting your sagging facial skin.
Some of the areas where dermal fillers can be applied are as follows.
- Correction of hollowness around one’s eye area
- Augment your jaw line
- Building volume in nose, lips, chin, cheeks
- Marionette lines
- Smoker’s lines, which may appear above one’s upper lip
- Frown lines
- Laughter lines
Since a numbing cream is used during the treatment, dermal fillers are not quite painful and you may not feel uncomfortable during the treatment,
However, after going through this treatment, your skin will look younger for about 1 year to 18 months.
Fillers inducing collagen
Such fillers help to stimulate the body to build up and remodel your natural collagen. They constitute of fillers that last for a longer period of time and the impact persists for more than one year.