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Board-certified dermatologist in Elk Grove describes what to expect after face fillers treatment

Dr. Bock also offers the Y Lift for maximum filler effect.

Injectable dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid, poly-L-lactic acid, or hydroxylapatite microspheres are safe and effective. In this article, Elk Grove Board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Gerald Bock, explains what to expect after treatment with these face fillers. What fillers do The primary role of fillers is to restore lost volume. Various dermal fillers are placed at specific depths and locations on the face to restore volume. The effect is multi-fold: Fill lines and wrinkles. Provide lift at the apples of cheeks which raises lax skin in the lower portion of the face. Fill hollows at temples and below cheekbones. Stimulate the body to … Continue reading

Restore Youthful Appearance with Dermal Fillers Stockton

Dr Gerald N. Bock, MD California Skin & Laser Center Woman's hand on her face side look

Thanks to advances in dermatology, there are many non-surgical methods for rejuvenating the appearance. Treatments range from laser therapy to injectable dermal fillers. At California Skin & Laser Center, patients have access to a variety of treatments to address a number of skin conditions, as well as restore a more youthful appearance. Our Board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Gerald Bock, has been improving the lives of patients for more than 40 years. Dr. Bock administers our injectable dermal fillers, ensuring the safest, most comfortable, and effective treatments. Dr. Bock and our team offer a premier line of dermal fillers to meet the … Continue reading

Best Face Fillers treatment Stockton

Dr Gerald N. Bock, MD California Skin & Laser Center Smiling senior woman

Facial rejuvenation procedures are by far the most popular minimally invasive cosmetic treatments in the U.S., according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, products such as Botox and Dysport, soft tissue fillers, and chemical peels accounted for 9.7 million of the 10.8 million top four non-invasive procedures in the U.S. in 2013. Laser hair removal accounted for the balance of treatments. Why fillers? The natural aging process and environmental factors such as sun exposure and smoking can contribute to freckles and liver spots, visible blood vessels, acne scars, and lines. Dermal fillers may be injected to improve texture-related changes … Continue reading

Types of Dermal Fillers Stockton

Dr Gerald N. Bock, MD California Skin & Laser Center Partition of a Woman's Face

A major use for dermal fillers is to replace volume lost as we age. Intrinsic or “natural” aging usually begins in our mid-20s. This process is exacerbated by extrinsic factors, such as unprotected exposure to the sun’s rays. These external exposures contribute to premature aging. In the succeeding decades the loss of underlying fat makes our cheeks and eye sockets look hollow. Face shape changes. There are many types of fillers or materials that may be injected into the face to restore a youthful shape. These injectables are versatile and may fill in sunken cheeks, chin, forehead, temples and other … Continue reading

Dysport Injections Near Stockton

Dr Gerald N. Bock, MD California Skin & Laser Center Side Look Of her Woman's Face

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports botulinum toxin type A injections were the most sought-after minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure in the country in 2013. At 6.3 million injections, other top procedures such as soft tissue fillers, chemical peels and laser hair removal didn’t come close at 2.2 million, 1.2 million and 1.1 million procedures respectively in 2013. You may know botulinum toxin by the trade name Botox. This solution to smooth wrinkles is, however, just one of a group of medications that use the same active ingredient to affect muscle activity. Other brands of this drug include Myobloc, Xeomin, and … Continue reading

Sculptra Facelift Near Stockton

Dr Gerald N. Bock, MD California Skin & Laser Center Woman Touching Her Ears

Dr. Gerald Bock of the California Skin and Laser Center is a dermatologist near the Stockton area who believes in offering his patients a wide selection of cosmetic services to help them improve their appearance. From laser hair removal to injectables, his practice is well-suited for both men and women who want to address specific concerns with their skin and body. While offering a wide selection of injectables for patients, he believes that one of the best and most cost effective methods of treating widespread loss of facial volume is through the use of Sculptra. Sculptra is a poly-l-lactic acid … Continue reading

Cosmetic Fillers For Patients In Stockton

Dr Gerald N. Bock, MD California Skin & Laser Center Woman putting her hand on her face

Soft tissue fillers have become an extremely popular procedure in this country, and for good reason. In the hands of a trained and experienced Board Certified dermatologist, fillers restore youthful volume, soft contours, and lip definition to the face (and in some cases, other areas of the body). Dr. Gerald Bock helps California Skin & Laser Center patients throughout CA turn back the years through the skillful use of dermal fillers for facial sculpting. Cosmetic fillers 101 Today’s dermatology patient is lucky to have a range of filler options available. Basically, they fall into these categories: Hyaluronic acid (HA) based. … Continue reading


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