What Is the Ideal Age To Start Using Dermal Fillers?

Dermal Fillers Dermal fillers are a non-surgical treatment to combat signs of aging by adding volume to the skin and smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. Each dermal filler varies slightly in composition to target different concerns. For example, Juvéderm can restore volume to the lips and cheeks, while Sculptra® restores areas that have lost facial fat.

The FDA has approved anyone over 21 to receive dermal fillers. But what is the ideal age to start using dermal fillers?

Learn more about when is the best time to begin using dermal fillers to get the most out of your treatments.

What Age Should You Start With Dermal Fillers?

Many patients start using dermal fillers in their late 30s and early 40s. Often, this is because this is the time that signs of aging become more prevalent. However, it’s generally recommended that you start using dermal fillers in your mid to late 20s.

The production of collagen starts to slow down around the age of 26. The results of this will not be immediately noticeable but will occur slowly. By starting dermal fillers around the time collagen production begins to slow, you can maintain a natural, youthful appearance and delay the signs of aging.

Patients can receive regular injections in a small amount to keep their skin full and healthy while keeping their skin looking natural.


If you use dermal fillers to address signs of aging, you may follow the above recommendations. However, dermal fillers have other uses, such as adding volume to the lips and reshaping the nose.

In that case, you may opt to use dermal fillers at any age after you turn 21.

What Dermal Fillers Are Available?

The Centre for Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery provides a few different dermal filler options to meet the needs of their patients, including:

  • Juvéderm® Dermal Fillers
  • Restylane® Dermal Fillers
  • Sculptra®

If you’re interested in finding out which dermal filler can provide you with the results you’re looking for, schedule a consultation with Dr. Andrea Doyle today.

Get Started With Dermal Fillers in East Greenwich, RI

For patients ready to begin the journey with dermal fillers in East Greenwich, RI, ensure they are only administered by a certified professional like Dr. Andrea Doyle. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, she can administer your dermal fillers safely and with an expert hand. Contact the Centre for Aesthetic & Reconstructive Specialists at (401) 336-3770 to schedule a consultation.

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