Collagen in Chicago, Illinois (IL)

Collagen injections are a non-invasive treatment to augment lips, fill depressions, and reduce the appearance of superficial fine lines and wrinkles. Collagen is a natural protein that gives your skin its firmness and smoothness. Collagen is well tolerated in most people and there is little downtime after injections.

How collagen treatment is performed

Collagen injections are an in-office treatment. Your doctor will cleanse the injection sites and apply a topical or injected anesthetic. Lip injections can be more painful than facial injections, so your doctor may give you a nerve blocker for your comfort as well. Small amounts of collagen are then injected using a fine needle.

Collagen can be produced from different sources, including human, bovine, or sheep. Your skin care specialist may also do an allergy test to make sure that you can tolerate the type of collagen being used.

Recovery and results

Recovery is mild and you can go back to your regular activities immediately. You may have some swelling after your collagen injections, especially if you have lip injections. Swelling commonly subsides in less than a week. Most people just need one or two treatments and your results should last up to nine months.


About Refine Medical Spa Skin Clinic and Laser Center

Countless individuals are interested in thwarting early signs of aging without resorting to plastic surgery.  Refine Medical Spa Skin Clinic & Laser Center provides patients with the newest innovations in skin care, making sure you combat aging in a safe and non-surgical manner without having to undergo invasive treatments.  Dr. Bonnie Vulich and her team, made up of talented medical practitioners, work with patients in individualized consultations to understand their specific needs and concerns regarding the procedures Refine offers.  Presented with a patient’s needs, your doctor will provide you with recommendations for the most effective results.  Get the beauty treatment you have been waiting for without the concern of surgery at Refine Medical Spa Skin Clinic & Laser Center, today!

Featured Specialist for Collagen in Chicago, IL

Refine Medical Spa Skin Clinic and Laser Center

Bonnie Vulich, D.O.

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Chicago, IL 60611

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