Skip to main content

Category: Injectables

Aesthetician Education – Lip Filler with Emily!

Posted May 09, 2023

The following is an interview with our Nurse Injector, Emily, about one of our most popular injectable procedures: lip filler! Read on to find out more, or check out our informational page on filler, here! What is lip filler? Lip filler is a gel-like substance that, when injected into the lips, will add volume and […]

Read More

FAQ: Smooth PDO Threads with Emily!

Posted January 18, 2023

Here at the MedSpa at Wake Plastic Surgery, we are constantly searching for new techniques and services to bring to our patients. One of the most recent additions to our menu are Smooth PDO Threads – to learn more about this new treatment at our MedSpa, we asked our Nurse Injector Emily to answer some […]

Read More

What Are PRF Injectables?

Posted October 03, 2022

What are PRF Injectables? Platelet Rich Fibrin – also known as “liquid gold” – is a serum created from a sample of a patients’ own blood. This PRF serum is used the same way we use regular filler injections, to increase volume and decrease the appearance of fine lines. To create PRF, the blood sample […]

Read More

Botox Busters

Posted March 28, 2022

Did you know that in the 1960’s, Botox was originally used to treat patients’ suffering from “Strabismus”, a condition when the eyes are not aligned properly. Botox was then used in small doses to treat muscle spasms in different areas of the body with success. Years later, it was realized that Botox had an unintended […]

Read More

Dermal Filler 201

Posted November 02, 2021

At Wake Plastic Surgery, we often get questions about the differences between each of our dermal fillers and where they are used. In our last blog, Dermal Filler 101, we introduced dermal filler, some myths, and how it differs from Botox®. Let’s talk more about what each dermal filler does and where it can be […]

Read More

Dermal Filler 101

Posted October 12, 2021

What is “Dermal Filler” and how does it work? Dermal fillers are gel-like substances that are injected into the facial tissue to diminish facial lines while restoring lost volume and fullness to cheeks, chin, marionette lines, facial folds, and lips. At the Wake Plastic Surgery MedSpa, we use dermal fillers that are made from a […]

Read More