Category Archives: Injectables

Why Does Your Skin Need Hyaluronic Acid?

One of the reasons why the Revance RHA® fillers at our St. Louis-based practice blend in so well with the skin and adapt so seamlessly into facial movements is because they’re made with a clean, pure form of hyaluronic acid that is much more similar to the type found in your skin when compared to the ingredients

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What Can You Do to Make Facial Fillers Last Longer?

You might sometimes look in the mirror and be shocked to see wrinkles that seem to have formed overnight—but if you do, there’s no need to panic. Wrinkles are a normal aspect of aging, and they actually form gradually over time, starting off as faint lines that become deeper as your skin produces less collagen

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What Causes Laugh Lines and How Can You Address Them?

Have you recently noticed deepening wrinkles between your nose and the corners of your mouth whenever you smile or laugh? Laughter may be strong medicine, but perhaps the only possible drawback is that your skin often pays the price due to being pulled in different directions whenever you make an expression. The wrinkles that show

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How to Prepare on the Day of Your JUVEDERM® Treatment

Decades ago, people who watched as their cheeks sank in, jowls formed, and their first wrinkles appeared on their faces due to collagen loss, they had no choice but to accept them. There’s no way to fully prevent the effects of gravity and intrinsic aging from taking their toll—but today, we have the option of

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JUVEDERM VOLBELLA® vs. ULTRA® XC: Which is the Best Lip Filler for Fuller Lips?

In addition to reducing the depth of nasolabial folds and other wrinkles on the face, fillers are also ideal for adding volume to thin lips or reshaping the lips to give them a better-defined, poutier appearance. Due to the influence of pop culture and celebrities who sport noticeably plump puckers, a seemingly increasing number of

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BELOTERO® vs. JUVEDERM® Fillers: How Do They Compare?

Patients looking to smooth out facial lines have a wide variety of options to choose from, including various facial fillers available for addressing static wrinkles. Available fillers include Juvederm®, Radiesse®, Bellafill®, and BELOTERO Balance®, all of which our St. Louis-based team at West County Plastic Surgeons administers frequently. In addition to reducing the appearance of

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6 Advantages of BELOTERO Balance®

In addition to the range of JUVEDERM® products available, our team at West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University, based in the St. Louis area, corrects collagen loss with fillers like BELOTERO Balance®, which targets moderate to severe lines and wrinkles. The best filler for you depends on your specific concerns and goals. With education

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