3 Most Popular Anti-Aging Cosmetic Injectables

Kelowna Juvederm

Looking for instant anti-aging results? The customized Juvederm and Dysport treatments at our Kelowna skin clinic can give you the natural, beautiful appearance you desire!


In today’s busy world, where patients are eager to look their very best without the extensive recovery period required from invasive cosmetic surgery, Kelowna skin clinics are offering cosmetic injectable treatments - a minimally invasive facial rejuvenation alternative.

Injectables such as Juvederm and Emervel can be successfully used to treat a number of anti-aging concerns including:

  • Unwanted facial lines
  • Volume loss in facial features including lips and cheeks
  • Facial asymmetry
  • Age spots/Acne scars

Based on your unique skin type, the specialists at our Kelowna skin clinic offer a range of cosmetic injectables to help you naturally achieve all your aesthetic goals.

 

Every patient has different concerns they want to address. Yet with the plethora of non-invasive, anti-aging treatments available, it can be difficult to decide what best fits your particular needs.

Here are three of the most popular cosmetic injectables available at Kelowna skin clinics:

Juvederm

A family of injectable dermal fillers, Juvederm is the top recommended facial filler in Canada. Composed of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring sugar in the body, Juvederm combines with the water in your skin to naturally restore lost volume and eliminate unwanted facial lines.

Juvederm is used for:

  • Restoring fullness in facial features including cheeks and eyes

  • Improving the appearance of acne scars

  • Adding volume to lips

  • Eliminating unwanted facial wrinkles including marionette lines and nasolabial folds

Juvederm's benefit's include:

  • Short treatment time

  • No recovery period

  • No need for allergy testing as hyaluronic acid is safe and natural

  • Contains a numbing agent for a comfortable, pain-free treatment

  • Juvederm gel is much smoother as compared to other fillers, giving better, more natural results.

Are You A Candidate For Juvederm?

While Juvederm is a FDA-approved tissue filler, suitable for most skin types, it’s important to book a consultation at a skin clinic first to determine if it’s a safe procedure for you.

Juvederm is NOT SUITABLE for patients:

  • With known allergies to other dermal fillers

  • With known allergies to lidocaine or other local anesthetics

  • Who are breastfeeding/pregnant

  • Who are under the age of 18

  • Who are currently on blood thinners or anti-inflammatory drugs

  • Who have had cosmetic skin treatments including skin tightening or chemical peels recently

 

Dysport

Similar to Botox, Dysport is an advanced and innovative neuromuscular blocker that works to eliminate unwanted frown lines and forehead wrinkles. Approved by the FDA in 2009, Dysport is an excellent alternative to Botox for patients looking for instant and natural anti-aging results. Dysport has been approved by the FDA for temporary treatment of moderate-severe frown lines in adults under the age of 65.

Dysport's benefits include:

  • Pain-free, quick treatment

  • Few side effects

  • No recovery time

  • Softer and more natural feel than other anti-wrinkle injections

  • Results can be seen within 1-2 days

Who is a good candidate for Dysport?

Patients who are concerned about the wrinkling of the forehead are good candidates for Dysport injections.

However, Dysport is NOT recommended for patients who:

  • Are allergic to cow’s milk protein or other ingredients found in Dysport

  • Are allergic to BOTOX

  • Have a skin infection at the treatment site

  • Are over the age of 65

Emervel

Emervel is an innovative range of dermal fillers designed to complement the varying stages of facial aging to provide natural looking result. Developed using the unique Optimal Balance Technology, Emervel offers a softer and longer-lasting effect than most traditional tissue fillers.

It is used for: 

  • Lip enhancement

  • Elimination of unwanted facial lines and wrinkles

  • Cheek enhancement & nose correction

  • Jaw line contouring

  • Restoring volume loss to facial features

Emervel's benefits inlcude:

  • Treatments can be tailored to improve a variety of skin aging issues

  • Immediate, dramatic results

  • No recovery time required

  • Long-lasting results (up to 12 months)

  • Can target lower, mid and upper face

  • Well tolerated and safe

Are you a candidate for Emervel?

The range of Emervel dermal fillers means that this product can be used for a wide range of aging concerns as well as for many different skin types.

However, Emervel is NOT suitable for patients who:

  • Are breastfeeding/pregnant

  • Are hypersensitive to lidocaine or amide anesthetic

  • Have an infection at the treatment site

  • Have a known allergy to hyaluronic acid

 

Customized Treatments

At our Kelowna skin clinic, we understand that anti-aging treatments are not one-size-fits-all. Using the advanced VISIA Digital Analysis System, our specialists are able to tailor the anti-aging cosmetic treatments to suit your skin type and particular aesthetic needs.

Some of the benefits of the VISIA system include:

  • Allows specialists to monitor your skin’s progress and adjust treatment if necessary
  • Identifies any hidden skin issues for a more successful treatment
  • Recommends the optimal facial rejuvenation options based on your unique combination of facial characteristics

 

Contact Us

Want to find out how we can customize the perfect anti-aging cosmetic treatment for you? Contact our Kelowna skin clinic today at 250-868-9099 or book a consultation today.

 


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Donna McAteer

Donna McAteer

Donna is the general manager and has been with the Okana­gan Skin Care Cen­tre for over 10 years. She is a certified Es­theti­cian and previous business owner with over 17 years enjoying the skin care industry. Her passion for knowledge, integral client care and maintaining a syn­er­gis­tic team that represents professional excellence in skin care remains her focus.


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