Injectable fillers, also known as dermal fillers, are highly effective wrinkle treatment options to reduce or smooth out lines and give volume to the face. Most bring results within a week, and they can last for months, sometimes even years. Though they can enhance your appearance and restore a youthful glow, don’t underestimate the positive impact injectable fillers can have on your emotional health, as well.
For treatment of stubborn wrinkles around the mouth, lips, nose, eyes, and forehead, board-certified dermatologist and Oahu native Dr. Kory Kitagawa provides the islands’ best skin care. Dr. Kitagawa combines the latest breakthrough injectable fillers and cutting-edge medical equipment with his passion, training, and knowledge, to provide exceptional dermatological injectable filler services. Dr. Kory Kitagawa combines the latest breakthrough injectable fillers and cutting-edge medical equipment with his passion, training, and knowledge, to provide exceptional dermatological injectable filler services.Continue Reading
Treating Various Dermatological Conditions
The specialists at Kitagawa Dermatology in Hawaii are proud to provide injectable wrinkle treatments or dermal skin fillers for the following skin conditions:
- Parentheses lines
- Age spots
- Smile lines
- Rosacea/red skin
- Acne scarring
- Crows feet
- Nasolabial lines (lines between the nose and mouth)
- Sagging skin
- Tattoo removal
- Excessive sweating
- And more…!
In addition to being an effective wrinkle treatment for problem areas on the face, an injectable filler is also effective for skin conditions on other parts of the body, including the head, scalp, neck, sweat glands, and the back of the hands.
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Our Injectable Filler Treatments
Kitagawa Dermatology offers a full line of the best and latest in wrinkle treatment products, such as an injectable filler, to reduce fine lines and creases or deeper, more troublesome wrinkles.
Botox is an injectable made from Botulium toxin. Using a very fine needle, very small doses of the filler are injected into targeted muscles. This allows your muscles to relax, leaving the face looking softer and smoother. The Botox amount varies from patient to patient, all with the goal of getting more natural-looking results.
Botox is effective for softening current wrinkles, preventing future ones, treating migraines, and reducing excessive sweating.
For “dynamic” wrinkles – those lines and creases caused by facial movement that disappear once the face stops moving – Xeomin injectable filler is highly effective as a frown line treatment as well as wrinkle treatment for lines caused by squinting and laughing.
Xeomin, derived from incobotulinum toxin A, offsets the effects of reduced skin elasticity that cause stubborn wrinkles. The results show within a week and last as long as six months. The Xeomin injectable dermal filler treats forehead lines, wrinkles between the eyebrows, and crow’s feet.
Juvéderm is a biocompatible injectable dermal filler developed from hyaluronic acid, a natural sugar within the body that cushions and lubricates parts of the body such as the joints and eyes. Juvéderm is designed to be a shaping and volumizing injectable filler for the face that reduces facial lines, forehead creases, and nasolabial folds. Results are noticed within a week and can last from 9 to 12 months. Should the injection need to be reversed, Juvéderm can be treated with hyaluronidase.
Restylane is an injectable filler gel made from hyaluronic acid. After injection, Restylane gradually plumps and smooths the skin to give it a more youthful appearance.
Restylane is an effective wrinkle treatment, targeting smile lines around the mouth and lips, and smoothing out lines under and around the eyes. It’s also a popular lip enhancement injection and can be reversed with hyaluronidase should this be needed.
Restylane Lyft is another hyaluronic acid wrinkle treatment developed to correct deeper facial folds and wrinkles, such as nasolabial folds. Restylane Lyft helps restore the body’s supply of natural hyaluronic acid and rejuvenate the skin’s volume.
After injection, the Restylane Lyft injectable filler absorbs moisture from the body, which fills in the empty areas beneath the skin, immediately giving it a fuller, more glowing appearance. Restylane Lyft also treats unwelcome forehead lines, plumps thin lips, and can be reversed with hyaluronidase.
Radiesse is a long-lasting injectable filler. It is made of minute non-allergenic calcium hydroxylapatatite (CaHA) particles in a smooth gel of carboxymethyl cellulose. Once injected, Radiesse smooths wrinkles and stimulates the body’s production of collagen, further enhancing youthful-looking skin.
Radiesse is effective for deeper, more troublesome wrinkles, and results can last one to two years. Additionally, this injectable filler is an excellent choice augmenting the chin or cheekbones.
Choose Kitagawa Dermatology for Wrinkle Fillers
Dr. Kitagawa and his excellent staff are highly qualified, expertly trained dermatological specialists. Dr. Kitagawa offers a full line of injectable filler treatments to treat unsightly and unwanted skin conditions. He is a cosmetic and medical dermatologist in Honolulu, a current fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and an inpatient dermatological consultant at Kuakini Medical Center.
In spacious surroundings, we provide expert, customized wrinkle treatment, and services. In fact, Dr. Kitagawa is known for personally texting his patients! His wife is in charge of the marketing and business development, while Rocco Laudadio, Jr. serves as board-certified physician assistant. Altogether, they bring exceptional skin care to the islands with state-of-the-art equipment, the latest in wrinkle treatment options, and that traditional, easygoing demeanor that makes Hawaii so famous.
Schedule an Injectable Filler Consultation Today
Regardless of whether you’re considering an injectable filler wrinkle treatment for lines or creases on your forehead, under your eyes, or around your mouth, Dr. Kitagawa and his staff are here for you. The team at Kitagawa Dermatology wants nothing more than to help you regain your youthful appearance and self-confidence. To find out more about injectable dermal fillers or any other dermatological wrinkle treatment, contact Kitagawa Dermatology or call 808.533.4434 today.
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