With so many different options for aesthetic enhancement out there, you’re likely to find a treatment that fits your needs. During your search for aesthetic treatments, it helps to have an experienced provider on your side.
Especially for challenging treatments—like cheek and tear trough filler—working with a skilled and experienced injector or provider ensures you receive the results you desire.
At TLJ Aesthetics MD, Dr. Terry Jacobson leads our team of highly-trained and experienced medical providers. We deliver high-quality, personalized treatments that are guaranteed to alleviate whatever concerns you may have.
Continue reading to learn more about our experience and how that experience enhances how we provide treatments like cheek and tear trough filler in Issaquah.
Cheeks and tear troughs are notoriously tricky areas for facial treatments. When performed correctly, your cheek and tear trough filler can produce an incredible well-rested look that will have your friends and family asking “Did you just have the best vacation of your life?”
Dermal fillers are injectable products designed to reshape the features of your face without the need for surgery. Over time, fatty tissue of the face shifts, muscle and skeletal volume shrinks, and skin elasticity declines. With soft tissue fillers, we can restore volume in many different areas of the face that have naturally hollowed over time or add a bit of refreshing volume to an otherwise youthful face.
Determining the right filler for you all comes down to the pre-treatment consultation. Everyone has different goals, too, and the goals of someone in their 60s looking to restore their facial volume are different from the goals of someone in their 20s looking for some extra plumpness.
Most soft tissue fillers are actually made from the same substance. Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a molecule found naturally in your skin and a very natural choice for adding volume to your facial structures. It’s actually common for Dr. Jacobson to combine a number of fillers in one treatment session to optimize the precision and achieve your goals.
That’s part of the benefit of working with a medical professional with over 15 years of experience injecting a wide range of soft tissue fillers, each with their own unique characteristics (much like our patients!)
Areas like the cheeks and tear troughs feature thinner skin, so injecting filler in the area can be a bit tricky. The results, however, are fabulous.
When both your cheeks and tear troughs are treated with dermal filler, it smoothly contours from just below the eye to below your cheeks. This gives your entire mid face in general a more youthful, rested look that brings out the glow in your eyes and smile.
Your tear troughs are a deep crease that appears between your upper cheek and lower eyelid. For many people, tear troughs become deeper and cast a further shadow as they age, resulting in a constantly-tired appearance that many feel makes them look older.
Tear troughs increase with age due to lost facial volume. After the age of 20, your skin produces one percent less collagen each year. Collagen and a similar fiber, elastin, create the structural framework for your skin.
By your 40s, your skin is much thinner and can’t produce as much collagen, which leads to more wrinkles, lines, and sagging skin. This is where fillers can come in handy.
Tear trough filler in Issaquah helps reduce that lost volume and depth in that area. It actually adds volume beneath the eyelids, restoring your youthful fullness under your eyes.
Just like your tear troughs, your cheeks lose volume as you age. That volume loss can sometimes reduce the definition of your bone structure in your face, and it can leave you with a hollowed look.
By using cheek fillers, we can help restore that lost volume in the area above and around your cheekbones. This accentuates your cheekbones and brings back definition to your bone structure.
Augmenting the cheeks with filler can simultaneously affect the tear troughs as well, and cheek fillers can also help smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, restoring the natural, youthful look of your face.
Before receiving complicated treatments like cheek and tear trough filler in Issaquah, you should first decide on a qualified provider.
Here are a few factors you should keep in mind when looking for a quality medical aesthetic provider:
One of the biggest mistakes people make in their provider search is only considering pricing. This is your body we’re talking about, so choosing the cheapest option is rarely a good move.
You need to find a provider that works with you to find the right match for both your needs and your budget. Also, look for any possible membership programs that can help reduce your cost of treatment.
There often isn’t one option for treatment, particularly for injectable treatments like cheek and tear trough filler in Issaquah. Most procedures have low-, medium-, and high-quality options that claim to achieve similar results.
As an example, we offer multiple different soft tissue fillers at TLJ, including Juvederm, Voluma, Volbella, Radiesse, Restylane, and others. Each of these filler options has different advantages and uses, and often they can be used together to create your desired results.
Filler treatments are rarely one size fits all, so you need a provider with experience with and access to a variety of options.
Of all the factors you should consider in your medical spa search, background, training, and qualifications should be highest on your list.
You should always check your aesthetic doctor’s qualifications, education, training, and specializations before scheduling your first appointment. That’s because, when it comes to aesthetic treatments, experience and expertise truly make all the difference.
Certain aesthetic lasers, peels, and other treatments have “contraindications,” or aspects of a treatment that would render it ineffective or unsafe for people with specific attributes or conditions. An experienced provider with a medical background knows how to adequately identify these contraindications, helping them safely and effectively treat your skin.
At TLJ, experienced medical providers (one that diagnoses, treats, and prescribes for medical and cosmetic concerns) directly perform our treatments. This is an extra measure taken to ensure you are in the most qualified hands.
Dr. Jacobson, the founder of TLJ Aesthetics MD, is a board-certified medical doctor specializing in internal medicine and aesthetic medicine. In fact, she has successfully practiced medicine in the Eastside area since 1998.
We also employ the most highly-trained PAs and patient coordinators to ensure you feel confident and comfortable with your experience from the moment you walk in the door. Our background means we can deliver a highly personalized—and never cookie-cutter—approach to your treatment.
Fillers alone are great treatments that can produce incredible results, but those results are enhanced further when used alongside other facial contouring procedures.
When you combine cheek and tear trough filler in Issaquah with Botox injections, it delivers complete facial rejuvenation. We typically use Botox on the eyes to smooth crow’s feet, lines, and other wrinkles, resulting in a natural and youthful look that takes years off of your appearance.
If you’re also dealing with blemishes or redness on your face, broadband light treatments (BBL) are a fantastic pairing with your cheek and tear trough filler in Issaquah.
Below are just a couple of our BBL skin treatments at TLJ:
Originally designed as a wrinkle treatment, the Halo Laser is also an incredibly effective skin tightening treatment. This unique laser uses a combination of ablative and non-ablative wavelengths to remove the top layer of your skin and gently stimulate new collagen production beneath the surface.
Halo can effectively remove wrinkles and improve your skin texture, which works perfectly with the rejuvenation from a cheek or tear trough filler.
When looking for the right provider for challenging facial contouring treatments, your search ends at TLJ Aesthetics MD.
The team at TLJ has the first-hand experience and knowledge needed to deliver exceptional results for our patients, whether they need cheek or tear trough filler, other injectable treatments, or a comprehensive facial rejuvenation plan.
If you’re ready to get started, request an appointment online or give us a call at (425) 837-8842 or text 425-651-6799.
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