Your Ultimate Guide to the Types of Injectables

Cosmetic injectables have boomed in popularity due to their effectiveness in in restoring and maintaining youthful facial contours. However, with so many types of injectables on the market, it can be confusing to determine which ones are most suitable for your needs and goals.

Fortunately, Dr. Tina West has many years of experience as one of the country’s best cosmetic injectors. Dr. West’s invaluable training, skill, and expertise allow her to select the best injectable treatment for each of her patients.

Below are examples of the injectable treatments offered at the West Institute.

Injectable Treatments at The West Institute

Facelift in a Syringe™ – In one minimally invasive treatment session, Dr. West’s trademarked non-surgical “facelift” procedure contours and lifts the entire face. Dr. West uses a specific combination of the most advanced, natural dermal fillers to lift downturned mouth corners, redefine the lip border (with or without plumping the lips), fill in cheek hollows, restore the jawline (minimizing jowls), and even fill in dark under-eye hollows.

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Botox® & Dysport® – Botox and Dysport are both neuromodulators that temporarily block signals to muscles that lie beneath the skin. Relaxing these muscles reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on the skin that are caused by repeated facial expression. Dr. West participated in the initial phase III FDA clinical trials for the approval of Botox Cosmetic in the U.S. and has published several articles in peer-reviewed international journals on the use of these neuromodulators.

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Dermal Fillers – Facial fillers are FDA-approved for injection beneath the skin to revitalize your appearance by replacing volume that is lost over time, starting as early as the 20’s or 30’s. When performed by an experienced board-certified dermatologist, expertly placed volume reflation with dermal fillers can help patients look younger and healthier without the need for invasive surgery. Dr. West contributed to the development of  several of the early dermal fillers and has served as a National Physician Trainer for the most prominent dermal filler manufacturers

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Lip Augmentation – Specially-formulated lip fillers, such as Restylane® Silk™, are specifically designed for restoring or enhancing natural-looking border definition and volume in the lips. Dr. West was selected by the product’s manufacturing company as a National Trainer for the advanced injection technique used with Restylane Silk to restore and redefine aging lips, without plumping. Dr. West was involved in pioneering some of the dermal fillers that preceded hyaluronic acid and others in current use.

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QWO® Injectable Cellulite Treatment – QWO is the first FDA-approved non-surgical injectable treatment specifically developed to treat moderate to severe cellulite in adult women’s buttocks. The West Institute was selected as one of 300 practices in the U.S. to participate in the early launch of QWO based on Dr. West’s decades of experience in body contouring, and patients have been extremely pleased with their results

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Kybella® Double Chin Treatment – Kybella is the very first non-surgical injectable treatment that permanently reduces excess fat in the chin, jawline, and neck. Following the FDA’s approval of Kybella, Dr. West was selected by the manufacturing company as a National Trainer and has instructed many other physicians in Kybella treatment techniques.

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Hand Rejuvenation – Restylane Lyft™ and Radiesse® are popular among women and men who have noticed skin thinning with prominent veins on their hands, want to look younger, and know that the appearance of their hands can reveal aging changes.

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Learn More About Injectables from a Nationally-Renowned Expert

Injectable specialist Dr. Tina West is a board-certified dermatologist and leading expert in cosmetic dermatology, laser surgery, and body contouring procedures. For over 20 years, Dr. West has dedicated her practice to providing natural-looking results and full patient satisfaction. Dr. West invites you to visit The West Institute for a friendly and informative consultation today!

Call 301-986-9378 or contact us online to get started today.