As we age, our skin loses volume due to reduced levels of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid. Dermal fillers are used to replace lost volume, providing immediate results with very little downtime. Fillers are sometimes used in conjunction with other treatments like botox and skin resurfacing. (The most common FDA approved fillers are hyaluronic acid fillers like juvederm and restylane in different concentrations for different indications, as well as calcium hydroxyapatite (radiesse). Dr. Hiba Injibar, after assessing your face will decide which filler will best suit your skin type. Newer fillers have longer duration, lasting around 18 months.