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Our facial wrinkles and creases begin to appear as the underlying collagen and elastin fibers begin to break down and wear out. While this breakdown is part of the natural aging process, it can also result from excessive squinting, frowning, smoking and smiling.
Why is Collagen so important to our appearance?
Our skin is the largest organ in our body and collagen makes up 70% to 80% of the skin's dermis. It provides structure, strength, and support. Collagen and elastin fibers supporting our skin break down as we age causing facial wrinkles and depressions which can lead to a tired or aged appearance. This process continues as we age forming new and larger wrinkles and folds. Collagen loss leads to changes in facial contour and structure causing our facial skin to droop due to the loss of collagen volume. Factors such as smoking, sun exposure, smiling, squinting, genetics and hormonal changes can accelerate the pace of collagen loss.
EVOLENCE treatments are performed by Dr. Pelias for patients in our New Orleans clinic to provide a more youthful and relaxed appearance for patients.
EVOLENCE is a new dermal filler that can provide visible, natural looking results, by replacing your lost collagen immediately, with little if any downtime so you don’t have to miss any of your normal activities. Our patients love the results they get in just one visit and that the results can last from 6 to 8 months which saves them the time and money associated with repeat visits required with other fillers.
EVOLENCE can immediately smooth out and soften unwanted wrinkles and folds, and restore the structure and facial contour in volume-depleted areas to improve and refresh your appearance.
Why choose EVOLENCE?
Unlike the synthetic fillers, EVOLENCE is made of natural collagen which has been cross-linked to mimic the 3-dimensional structure of your skin's own collagen. This allows it to add structure, strength, and volume by integrating with your skin’s existing collagen to provide a lasting natural look.
What are the benefits of EVOLENCE?• No skin test is required, so you can be treated after your consultation.
• Natural-looking results are immediate, so you look refreshed when you leave our office.
• Minimal-to-no swelling or bruising, so you can get right back to daily activities.
• It can last 6 – 8 months resulting in fewer treatments to reduce costly repeat visits.
What areas can be treated with EVOLENCE?EVOLENCE is recommended for:
• moderate-to-deep facial and forehead wrinkles.
• nasolabial folds from your nose to your mouth.
• wrinkles at the corners of your mouth ("smile lines").
What is EVOLENCE treatment like?
The treatment is performed by injecting EVOLENCE under your skin. Since no skin-test is needed, the whole procedure takes less than 15 minutes. Pain relief is usually not needed, but many patients like the added comfort provided when we apply an anesthetic cream about an hour before the injections.
What can I expect after treatment with EVOLENCE?
After Dr. Pelias performs your EVOLENCE injections, normal activities can be resumed immediately. Discomfort is minimal. The treatment site may have a little swelling, which may last a few hours. There may be some slight bruising which can be covered with make-up. Depending on the area treated, correction usually lasts from 6 - 8 months.