Injectables and Dermal Fillers: The Rundown

Co-written with Belinda Stewart

Raise your hand if you want to know more about injectables and dermal fillers.

So, what are they anyway? Injectables are products that are able to be injected into the skin of the face for the purpose of reversing the signs of aging. Products in this family include a few you may have heard of like Botox or Juvederm.

Well, here at Emerge Medical & Well Spa, we offer a wide selection of injectables and dermal fillers for almost every need or desire. I’ll give you a quick rundown.

Botox and Dysport are going to temporarily paralyze the muscles in the face to prevent you from making certain expressions that cause those deep wrinkles. For example, frown lines.

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Don’t worry though, we’re not going to freeze your entire face, but we can talk more about that later.

Now let’s talk about fillers. First you have Juvederm Ultra/Ultra Plus and Restylane. These dermal fillers are going to add structure and lift to the face where volume is lost. They can also be used for filling in deeper lines, like the nasolabial folds around your mouth and let’s not forgot those thinning lips! These are great products for adding volume to the lips. The sky’s the limit with these bad boys. They can go almost anywhere.

Next you have Juvederm Voluma and Restylane Lyft. They are also dermal fillers, but unlike the others, they are thicker, more like puddy, better for molding and adding volume. The best place for these amazing fillers are the cheeks and/or deep crevices like the hollows of your temples. Let’s bring those perky apples back where they belong!

Then there’s Juvederm Volbella, made specifically for the lips and the lines around them. The beauty of this product is that you can add subtle volume aiming at a more glossy lip filling in all those pesky lines we gain with age. This adds support and structure to those aging lips. You can combine the Volbella and Juvederm Ultra to get the best of both worlds, plump and glossy lips! Volbella is also a great product to fill in those notorious hollows under your eyes. What an amazing and versatile dermal filler product! Aging be gone!

Speaking of a disappearing act…ladies and gentlemen, meet Kybella. She’s our friend that makes all our dreams of getting rid of our double chin once and for all come true and she’s permanent. No lie. So say bye bye (Wait, did anyone else just start singing N’Sync in their heads?) to all those facial workouts and walk around with your chiseled chin up. (Don’t even pretend you haven’t tried to do this workout.)

And last, but certainly not least, there’s BellaFill. It’s the only filler out there proven to last up to 5 years and it can be used for acne scarring. It’s pretty versatile and can give you some impressive results.

So there you have it. After all that how do you feel? Similar to the way you feel when you recite “how much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?” Well hang in there, we’ll slow it down for you and look at each one a little closer in the coming weeks. And if you’re thinking “that’s a lot of injectables, how on earth do you keep them straight,” worry no more. We got this.

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Next up, we’re going to be giving you a glimpse into a few of our own personal experiences, but in the meantime, if you want to know which injectable or dermal filler is right for you, call us at 918.392.8606 and ask for a complimentary consultation with one of our nurses.

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Welcome To Our New Blog

Welcome to our brand spankin’ new blog! We’re happy you’re here. You look beautiful today.

Being that we’ve had a few requests to start a blog, we thought we’d give it a shot. We hope as you follow along you’re able to see our love for medical aesthetics and day spa services, as well as learn from our own personal experiences and take away tips and tricks on the latest in health and beauty.

As some of you may know we are an award-winning staff with some pretty impressive knowledge (with certificates to back them up) however one thing we are not is professional writers, so keep that in mind as you read each one. Lol.

For almost the last ten years we were a Medical Day Spa located on the corner of 91st and Sheridan in South Tulsa but now, hold on to your knickers, we have TWO locations.

The new Emerge Spa (and salon) at River Spirit Casino Resort just opened last week. I mean, you gotta’ see this place. It’s…incredible. I’m talking steam rooms, saunas, women’s whirlpool tub, full service salon, the works. You’ve never experienced luxury like this, but let’s get back on track here.

Listen, we’re about beauty, health and wellness. Period. We’re in this business for one reason. To make men and women of all ages feel and look their best and to give them the confidence they need and deserve.

We know what each of our clients are going through, we too are worried about aging and want to look as young as we feel. We get it.  And there’s nothing we haven’t seen. For real. We’ve got years of experience under our belts.

So, if you’re thinking “I’m embarrassed because I have *insert said skin condition here*,” don’t be. No judgment on our end, we’re just here to help.

So, let’s talk about what’s up next and that is injectables. Ahh, injectables. For some that can be a scary word, but for us it’s an exciting word with endless possibilities. We’re going to debunk any myths you may have heard about them as well as share some helpful information including what they’re made of, how they work and what you can expect from your treatment and results.

In the next twelve weeks you’ll hear from Belinda Stewart, one of our owners (alongside Taryn Schell). Belinda is also a Registered Nurse and Allergan Certified Injectable Trainer. You’ll also hear from Ric Harrison, one of our close personal friends and client and myself, Director of Marketing and Social Media. Thanks again for joining us and we hope you tune in each week to learn more about us and if we haven’t met you already, we hope to soon!

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