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Dermal fillers, such as hyaluronic acid, have been approved by the FDA for use in a wide range of procedure to address several different cosmetic needs. In most cases Dr. Oliver P. Simmons will recommend the use of a dermal filler to plump up or add volume to the face and other parts of the body. This serves to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, or improve skin texture.

Dr. Oliver P. Simmons will also recommend dermal fillers to reduce the appearance skin aging and hand aging. In other situations he might use a dermal filler for a lip augmentation, eye filler or to address sallow skin under the eyes.

Receiving a dermal filler injection is usually a short procedure administered in an outpatient basis. How long the effects of dermal filler lasts will vary depending on a number of factors, including the location of the injection, the amount of filler required as well as lifestyle and health choices you make.

If you have questions about dermal fillers or how hyaluronic acid can be used to address one of your cosmetic concerns, you should call Dr. Oliver P. Simmons at 803-490-7644 to schedule a consultation.