How does they work?
Hyaluronic acid is present in all living organisms including your skin. This gives skin volumemaking it appear healthy. Over time our skin loses hyaluronic acid making the skin age. Dermal filler injections contain Hyaluronic acid which when injected help lift the skin and reverse the signs of ageing.
What are the benefits of this treatment?
Dermal fillers are used to help fill-out and smooth away lines and wrinkles. The treatment restores volume and definition to rejuvenate the skin. It can be used on the following areas:
Naso-Labial (between the nose & mouth)
Marionette Lines (Smile lines at corners of the mouth)
Other lines and furrows around the face e.g. smokers lines, frown, furrows and forehead lines
Blemishes such as acne scarring
Help to enhance lips
What is the Treatment Procedure?
Your clinician will inject the filler in a series of small injections and massage the area gently. The injections contain a local anaesthetic to help minimise any discomfort.
What are the Potential Side Effects?
There may be some minimal bruising following this procedure. Some redness of this skin may be experienced which could feel tender and itchy. This is temporary and will resolve itself after a few days of the treatment. Swelling of the lip treatments may last a little longer and some patients may experience outbursts of cold sores if they are prone to them.
How long does the treatment last?
The procedure itself takes around 30 minutes. The benefits of Dermal fillers are visible immediately and the benefits of Dermal Fillers lasts in the region of 6-9 months.