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Non-Surgical Makeovers for Your Face and Body: Skinny Shots and Facial Fillers

With all the advancements in non-surgical cosmetic treatments, achieving the look you desire doesn’t always mean surgery. Options like skinny shots, made with the active ingredient in Ozempic® (semaglutide) or Mounjaro® (tirzepatide) to trim your body, and dermal fillers to rejuvenate your face have made improving your overall appearance much easier. In addition, some individuals who use Ozempic® type medications to trim excess weight find that they lose volume in their face. This blog will explore how skinny shots, similar to Ozempic® (semaglutide) or Mounjaro® (tirzepatide), can help transform the body, while dermal fillers offer a fast and effective solution to wrinkles, lines, and volume loss in the face.

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How to Use Facial Fillers to Restore Youthfulness to Your Face

As we age, the natural volume and elasticity of the skin diminish, leading to the development of wrinkles, fine lines, and facial hollows, especially around the eyes and in the cheeks and lips. Lips do not lose volume as much with weight loss but more so with aging. Using semaglutide   or Tirzepatide can help you lose a significant amount of weight, which may also contribute to facial volume loss or “Ozempic® face,” as many have termed it.

Dermal fillers offer a non-surgical solution for these common concerns. Injectable substances, often consisting of hyaluronic acid (HA), can add volume, smooth out wrinkles, and enhance facial contours for a more youthful appearance. Our skinny shots are a special compound created by a pharmacist with added B-12 for extra energy.

Types of Injectable Fillers

Several types of dermal fillers are available, each with its unique composition and benefits.

  • Hyaluronic acid fillers, such as JUVÉDERM® and Restylane®, are among the most popular options for facial rejuvenation. HA is a naturally occurring substance within the body that helps maintain skin hydration and volume. When injected into the skin, HA fillers replenish lost volume, soften lines and wrinkles, and enhance facial features with natural-looking results.
  • In addition to HA fillers, other types of dermal enhancers such as Sculptra® can also be used to address specific concerns, such as deep wrinkles, volume loss in the cheeks, and skin laxity.
  • Each dermal filler has specific features. While one may be best at treating fine lines and wrinkles, others are designed to address deeper creases or add volume. Also, one volumizing filler may be better at plumping the lips, while another is best at restoring volume to the cheeks and under-eye areas, especially when caused by weight loss.
  • Sculptra® is a great collagen stimulator option that we often use. It helps restore your skin’s foundation by stimulating your natural collagen production to firm and smooth the entire cheek region and tighten the skin along the jawline. Sculptra® is called “the liquid facelift” because of its natural restorative nature and lift when injected by certified injectors.

Expert Injectable Filler Guidance: Your Consultation

To fully understand how fillers can help you achieve your desired results, an in-depth consultation with a qualified and experienced professional is required. This meeting is when you explain your concerns and goals, ask questions, and have your options explained in detail. Our consultation starts with a physician’s assistant explaining the details and answering any questions you have.

How Treatment With Dermal Fillers Is Performed

Dermal filler treatments are performed in the office by a trained aesthetic registered nurse. The procedure typically involves minimal discomfort, as most fillers contain a numbing agent to ensure comfort.

Your results can last anywhere from six months to two years or more, depending on the area being treated and the specific filler used. Maintenance treatments may be recommended to prolong the effects and maintain optimal results over time.

Skinny Shot: Losing Weight With semaglutide or tirzepatide

While dermal fillers can turn back the clock on facial aging, the Skinny Shot, made with quality ingredients similar to Ozempic® (semaglutide) or Mounjaro® (tirzepatide) can help you restore a more slender and youthful body.

These weight-loss treatments have become popular among individuals seeking to enhance their appearance.

Semaglutide and tirzepatide compound skinny shots are injectable medications that have gained attention for aiding in weight loss and body transformation. These treatments have shown promising results in helping individuals achieve their weight loss goals without surgery.

The History of Weight Loss Injectables

Semaglutide is a medication initially developed to treat Type 2 diabetes. However, in clinical trials, it was found to have significant weight loss benefits for individuals with or without diabetes. When used as a once-weekly injection, semaglutide has been proven to be very effective in achieving substantial weight loss, making it an attractive option for those struggling to shed excess pounds.

Tirzepatide is another injectable medication that has shown promise in promoting weight loss. It targets multiple pathways involved in regulating appetite and metabolism, leading to significant reductions in body weight and improvements in metabolic health markers.

Both semaglutide and tirzepatide are administered as subcutaneous injections and are typically prescribed as part of a comprehensive weight-loss program that includes dietary changes and increased physical activity. While individual results may vary, many patients experience noticeable weight loss and improvements in overall health and well-being with these medications. Our compound version, whether with semaglutide or tirzepatide, has added B12 vitamins for a natural energy boost.

Combining Skinny Shots and Dermal Fillers for a Total Transformation

Combining skinny shots for body transformation with dermal fillers for facial rejuvenation can offer comprehensive results for individuals looking to achieve a total makeover and those who want to avoid “Ozempic® face.” By addressing both body and facial concerns, patients can attain a more balanced and harmonious appearance that reflects their inner vitality and confidence.

Non-surgical makeovers using skinny shots and dermal fillers offer safe, effective, and minimally invasive solutions for individuals seeking to enhance their appearance without surgery. Whether you’re looking to shed excess pounds, restore facial volume, smooth out wrinkles, or both, these innovative treatments can help you achieve your aesthetic goals with minimal downtime and natural-looking results.

Get the Most Out of Dermal Fillers & Skinny Shots in Wichita, KS

When choosing an aesthetic professional to help you achieve your cosmetic face and body goals, it is essential to consult with a qualified and experienced provider.  At Wichita Plastic Surgery, our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Matthew Conrad, oversees our non-surgical services to ensure you receive top-level care.

All our injectors are medically trained and experienced registered nurses, including Ashlyn, who was hand-picked by Dr. Conrad to treat our Skinny Shot patients.

We do a full consultation and lab work to determine your candidacy and the best approach. A personalized treatment plan will be tailored to your unique needs and desired outcomes for effective results that enhance your natural beauty. Our aesthetic professionals are also specially trained to correct weight-loss-related facial volume loss.

To set up a consultation with our skilled providers and learn the cost of your treatment, please call Dr. Conrad’s Wichita, Kansas, office at (316) 681-2227.

“Dr. Conrad and Staff have been marvelous to work with and very professional. I’ve sought two different procedures with him over the past few years and was treated with the utmost respect and dignity. Not only did he make me feel comfortable and reassured but answered all my husband’s questions and concerns. Dr. Conrad went out of his way over the Christmas holiday to even call me personally to check on my status and wellbeing. I would recommend him over and over again and look forward to any future treatments I might need. The staff have always been warm and welcoming and have been kind to answer any concerns I might have after surgery. I appreciate them all!”

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