Considering soft-tissue fillers? Here’s what you need to know

February 18, 2014 by
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Are you considering injectable soft-tissue fillers to add volume and fullness to your face, enhance the definition of your lips and soften and “erase” wrinkles? Dermatologic surgeons have developed and tested various natural and synthetic substances to give skin a smoother and more pleasing appearance.

Watch the video to learn the answers to questions about this minimally invasive procedure:

  • What can dermal fillers treat?
  • What are common treatment areas for dermal fillers?
  • How does a patient determine which dermal filler is the right one to choose given the number of fillers on the market?
  • Can dermal fillers actually promote skin rejuvenation?
  • Why should patients seek a dermatologic surgeon for this procedure?



Benjamin Barankin, MD, is a Toronto dermatologist and ASDS member. He is also a widely published author, having written seven books on dermatology and more than 500 articles related to dermatology. Dr. Barankin founded the Toronto Dermatology Centre ( and is its medical director; the clinic is one of the largest and most comprehensive dermatology clinics in Canada.

One response to “Considering soft-tissue fillers? Here’s what you need to know”

  1. I think that this is a fantastic discussion & ties in perfectly with my award winning ASDS video on why you should see a Dermatologist for you Skin Issues: Dermatologists- Experts in Treating Your Skin:

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