Dermal fillers are a soft tissue filler injected into the skin to help fill facial wrinkles restoring a smoother, more youthful appearance, they are made from hyaluronic acid which is a naturally occurring sugar that absorbs moisture and keeps skin hydrated.
Dermal Fillers are temporary as hyaluronic acid is eventually absorbed by the body and naturally broken down & last around 6-12 months however this may vary with each client, lifestyle and area injected.
Successful results depend on health of the skin and the type of product used. A full and thorough consultation is carried out to discuss your areas of concern and advise the best way forward to achieve maximum results. I regret that I am unable to treat anyone under the age of 21 years old
Fillers for the nasolabial folds are a great way to treat lines around the nose and the mouth. Our use of advanced dermal fillers offers instant correction for deep lines. The procedure uses dermal fillers to fill in the crease and plump the skin to give you a more youthful appearance. The effects of the treatment are usually visible immediately and gives you desired results without the cost of surgery.
Marionette lines are caused when the skin loses elasticity due to the natural ageing process and the damaging effects of sun exposure. Weight loss can also cause marionette lines, when fat is lost on the face this can cause crease lines from the mouth to the nose.
Dermal fillers are an effective treatment for marionette lines; they can thicken the skin and reduce the appearance of the lines. Fillers not only help to improve these deep wrinkles, but they restore and moisturize skin in the area.
Dermal fillers last for an average of 6-12months. This effect may be variable depending on many factors, including condition of the skin, mechanical action in the treatment area, amount of product injected and injection technique. Lifestyle factors are also known to affect the duration of treatment Redness, swelling, mild itching on or around the injection site generally resolves within one to two days although we recommend you allow 2 weeks for full resolution.
You may be slightly numb after your procedure so please take care with hot drinks or food until full sensation has returned. Please try to avoid applying make-up on the day of treatment. Avoid excessive alcohol intake or vigorous exercise for the first 48 Hours following treatment as this may enhance bruising. Some discomfort and tenderness may follow the treatment as discussed in your consultation.
Please continue with your skin care regime as directed.
Refrain from vigorously massaging the treated areas although gentle massage may be permitted if directed.
Do not expose the treatment areas to extreme heat (solarium/sunbathing) or extreme cold until full resolution of any redness and swelling. Apply UV protection when outside.
If you experience any of the following, please contact me immediately! Increasing redness, swelling, discomfort, heat in the treatment area, pus. Pale, purple or dusky skin around the treatment area, (that is not caused by bruising), cool to touch, crusting or small pustules