Category Archives: dermal fillers

What is Filler Fatigue?

Filler fatigue is a term associated with the repeated use of filler injections over an extended period of time. Filler fatigue is described as filling a brand new balloon with as much air as possible, releasing the air, refilling the balloon once more and releasing the air again. In the end, the balloon is not… Read More »


Popular Skin Treatments for Patients Over 40

Patients in their early 40’s are often just beginning to notice signs of aging they’d like to address when they first come to Utah Facial Plastics. As we age, our skin becomes thinner, drier and the cell turnover process in the skin slows down. Patients in their 40’s also start to experience changes in their… Read More »


What To Know Before Getting Filler

Considering cosmetic filler for the first time may seem a little overwhelming but these 5 tips from Utah Facial Plastics will make your experience much more comfortable and enjoyable. When filler is injected by the right provider, it can really enhance ones natural beauty. Our providers strive for safe, subtle results that are not obvious… Read More »


4 Surprising Uses for Fillers You May Not Know About

Fillers are used to rejuvenate more than just your cheeks and lips. We have Alfie Symes and Jeanna Wilkerson here, both expert injectors at Utah Facial Plastics, to discuss some surprising uses for dermal fillers. Hollow Temples Temple hollowing is common with aging and also for highly active individuals who may lose that volume over… Read More »


The Benefits of Sculptra

Sculptra is a poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) based filler which is very different than other fillers, such as Juvederm and Restylane, that are primarily made of hyaluronic acid. The difference between the types of injectables is that HA products “fill” while Sculptra “stimulates”. The Poly-L-lactic acid in Sculptra stimulates a patients own collagen to reduce the… Read More »


Possible Filler Complications You Should Know About

Although filler complications are very rare, they are also very real. First and foremost, make sure you are seeing a licensed, well qualified medical professional with a lot of experience and training for any injectable treatment. Unfortunately, many of the complications happen in the hands of inexperienced injector. Minor Complications Most minor complications can be… Read More »


Future Cosmetic Fillers on the Horizon

Fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane are popular fillers that have been on the market for several years. New fillers are on the horizon…how are these future fillers going to be different? What are Fillers Made Of? The number one active ingredient that most fillers contain is hyaluronic acid (HA). Hyaluronic acid helps hydrate and… Read More »


New Silk Filler To Hit The Aesthetic World in 2022

Questions like, “What will get me the best results for my budget?” or, “What’s the best treatment for me that is the least invasive?” are most common at Utah Facial Plastics. While dermal fillers have been around for so many years and have been one of the most popular non-invasive treatments for anti-aging, the aesthetics industry… Read More »


What To Know About Facial Aging

I’m Dr. Scott Thompson and I’ve been in practice since about 2006. I’m trained in facial plastic surgery and if you don’t know what the difference is, facial plastic surgeons go through a whole different pathway to practice than a general plastic surgeon. Some of what we do overlaps but my residency and fellowship was… Read More »



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