“Fillers are for volumizing the face,” said Dr. Nadia P. Blanchet, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon whose office is in the Stony Point Professional Park.
“Most facial rejuvenation surgeries are excising skin and reshaping. It is usually some combination; I don’t ever do a facelift now without doing fat-grafting at the same time, because if you just pull the skin, the patients look tighter but not necessarily younger. But if you tighten and fill ? I use fat because they are under anesthesia already ? then they look more natural,” Blanchet said.
Dr. Blanchet, in the Richmond Times Dispatch, discusses injectables to the face: