Dr. Vafa is a board certified physician specializing in the use of Botox Cosmetics, Dysport, Xeomin, Sculptra, Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane, Perlane, Boletero, Radiesse, Kybella, Cosmetic Laser Procedures, Radio-Wave Surgery, Smartlipo and the treatment of acne and facial aesthetics. Dr. Vafa performs thousands of aesthetics procedures yearly, making him one of a handful of physicians in New York who has been awarded a Diamond Level Provider designation from Allergan - a level designated to a select number of physicians providing over 100,000 units of Botox Cosmetic treatments and/or over 2000 filler procedures per year. He was awarded the Chairman Level Provider designation which is the highest level provider for Galderma, the makers of Sculptra, Dysport and Restylane and also a Black Level Premier Injector designation by Merz Aesthetics. His work is often referred to as “the downtown look” by his patients- referring to a natural look that does not appear overdone yet yields amazing results*. Dr. Vafa is also an accomplished painter and sculptor whose work was exhibited in galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, and Vancouver, among other cities. Click here for a complete bio of Dr. Vafa.
Dermal fillers can be applied to deep wrinkles and facial folds such nasolabial folds or smile lines to enhance the appearance and createt a more youtful look. Many individuals begin to see these signs of aging in their 40's - although younger people with prominent cheeks may also have nasolabial folds. Dermal fillers can also address the hollowing of the skin and the volume lost to aging. Dr. Vafa performs an individual facial analysis for each patient and determines the type and amount of filler needed for the most natural looking results. Dermal fillers and wrinkle fillers are priced per syringe and prices vary among different fillers. Dr. Vafa will discuss the type of dermal filler and the number of syringes needed for each individual procedure during a consultation with the patient.*
*results can vary based on individual conditions
Before and after photos for smile line dermal filler treatment*
Before and after photos for smile line (nasolabial) Juvederm treatment*
Before and after photos for smile line (nasolabial) treatment Radiesse and Restylane*
What are dermal fillers used for?
After the age of 50 we lose 1% of our dermal collagen, elastins and hyaluronans per year. As a result we experience facial changes such as*:
What filler products are used for smile lines?
Dr. Vafa will determine the appropriate product during your complimentary consultation. Generally speaking, Juvederm, Radiesse and Restylane are some of the options.
Does the injection hurt?
A very tiny needle is all that is needed for the procedure. Some patients report minor and temporary discomfort from the injection.*
How long do dermal filler's effects last?
This depends entirely on the patient, but a single treatment will normally be sustained for approximately three to nine months. You will notice a gradual fading of its effects. At this point you will return to your doctor for your next treatment.
What is the cost of the smile line (nasolabial) filler treatment?
Check with us frequently to catch any ongoing promotions. Regular price of Botox treatment is $600 per treatment for new patients. Other dermal filler treatment prices can be discussed during your complimentary consultatoin.
* Results may vary