What to Expect at Your First Dermal Filler Appointment

Smiling young woman and mature mother hugging.Dermal filler treatment is extraordinarily popular for one major reason: the process achieves significant results with few side effects. Our patients love the wrinkle-smoothing, volumizing, rejuvenating effects that can be achieved with a carefully selected dermal filler product. Because it takes very little time to get dermal fillers, this treatment is appealing to first-time patients who are interested in enhancing their appearance without surgery. If you’re entering into the world of injectable facial treatments for the first time, you may feel more at ease knowing what you can expect. We’ll walk you through the process here.

Your Consultation

Your dermal filler treatment begins with a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Fugo. During this visit, you will discuss your cosmetic goals. The doctor can answer your questions and explain which dermal filler he recommends to achieve your desired outcome. With years of training and experience treating the various signs of aging, Dr. Fugo knows how to develop the ideal map for injectable treatment.

Your Treatment

One of the beneficial aspects of dermal filler treatment is that the process takes just a few minutes. If you determine that this treatment is right for you after your consultation, the doctor may perform your injections during the same appointment. Generally, it takes less than 15 minutes for injectable treatments. However, if you are combining dermal fillers with other wrinkle-reducing injections, your appointment may take half an hour or longer.

Your Recovery

Another beneficial aspect of dermal filler treatment is that there is no downtime. You can expect some redness at your injection sites, and might also see minor swelling. These side effects usually last no more than a day or two, and usually fade within hours. It is important to refrain from touching the treatment area to prevent the unwanted spread of the filler away from its target location.

Aside from not pressing on the treatment area, there are no aftercare instructions for dermal filler patients. You can resume most if not all of your normal activities as soon as you leave the office. When receiving your first injectable treatment, it is advisable to allow time for side effects to resolve before engaging in strenuous activity. Taking it easy after treatment allows you to observe how your body responds to injections without outside influence.

Overall, the dermal filler process is simple, comfortable, and convenient. Most of all, it is gratifying in the immediate results it provides. To schedule your consultation for dermal fillers, contact us at (845) 565-7040.

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What to Look for in Before and After Photos for Breast Augmentation

Beautiful brunette woman posing in red lingerie, bodysuit.Many patients, when planning their breast augmentation, get a little inspiration or assistance from photos. Before and after photos, in particular, can be quite helpful in pinpointing the kind of change that is desired. Fugo Plastic Surgery has a robust before and after gallery of breast procedures. While the images found on our site, or on other plastic surgery sites, can provide some guidance, you need to know exactly how they can work for you as you navigate your surgical journey. Here, we discuss what to look for as you peruse images of breast augmentation results.

Extensive Gallery

One reason it is beneficial to observe a doctor’s before and after gallery is that it gives you a sense of the number of procedures they perform. The number of breast procedures the doctor has performed translates into experience, and experience translates into you getting the best results based on your body type, lifestyle, and preferences.  

Diversity in Body Type

Breast augmentation is a highly customized procedure that involves much more than choosing between saline or silicone implants. It is important that you find before and after photos that reflect your body proportions. This can help you better determine the size and profile of breast implant that would best suit your body frame. In our gallery, you can find examples of patients with subtle size increases or more dramatic enhancement. You can see patients who are thinner with little body fat and patients who are naturally curvier. The diversity in our gallery exemplifies Dr. Fugo’s experience treating a wide variety of patients.

Natural-Looking Curves

Breast augmentation has been a popular procedure for so long that it has transitioned through trends in body type. Of the many breast revision surgeries that are sought today, the majority of them are performed to refine the shape and size of the breasts to better align with the patient’s current cosmetic goals. The primary goal that patients express is wanting natural-looking proportions.

Breast Symmetry

The correction of breast asymmetry is a common reason for having breast augmentation. A before and after gallery can help you begin to observe your doctor’s experience with this problem. Most women have some degree of breast asymmetry, with one breast slightly larger than the other. More dramatic imbalance requires a skilled eye and the expert use of different-sized breast implants to achieve a symmetrical look.

Why wait another minute to feel your best? To learn more about breast augmentation, contact our New Windsor, NY office at (845) 565-7040.




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