Fill ‘er up even if it means saving up some hard earned $$$.
Seattle Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Lisa Lynn Sowder blogs about patient satisfaction with HA fillers such as Restylane, Perlane, Prevelle and Juvederm.
I’ve been using these fabulous new facial fillers for many years now and have come to really, really love the way they rejuvenate the face without looking fake or tight or overdone.
Here is one thing I have learned over the years: patient satisfaction is directly proportional to how full their tank is filled. The tank is your face and the fuel is the filler.
Some patients will get to full with one syringe and some will require a half dozen. It just depends on how many creases a patient has, how deep the creases are and how much fullness would benefit the patient. And I am not talking freak show fullenss here. This is Seattle. I’m from Spokane. I don’t do freak show.
The big issue, of course, is the cost and these magical fillers are pricey. Many patients are reluctant to spend the money ($2800 for 6 syringes!) especially considering that these fillers are temporary. But …….. it has also been my experience that these temporary fillers can often last 18 – 24 months even though they are advertised as lasting 6 months. And ……….. patient’s who fill ‘er up usually need much less volume for subsequent “maintenance” injections.
“Fill ‘er up” patients are almost always thrilled and I know they will be back for more. The patients who settle for just partial correction are rarely impressed and often don’t come back for repeat injections.
So if you need a lot to “fill ‘er up”, save up and let me really do it right! Thanks for reading! Dr. Lisa Lynn Sowder