Over time skin loses its volume as the amount of collagen diminishes. This is a perfectly normal part of the ageing process, but these lines and wrinkles can be unwelcome.
Dermal fillers can help to temporarily replenish the areas affected by loss of volume. The fillers contain hyaluronic acid which is naturally present in your skin. Hyaluronic acid has replaced older collagen based products as it has a shorter period of recovery, better results and considerably less adverse reactions.
Our clinic stocks a number of different dermal fillers, including Juvederm®, Restylane®, and Teosyal®. Your aesthetic physician will be able to advise on the product best suited to your needs and your skin type.
WHICH AREAS CAN BE TREATED WITH DERMAL FILLERS?
Dermal fillers can help reduce and improve –
- Nose to mouth grooves
- Forehead lines
- Frown Furrows
- Lip Enhancement and shaping
- Marionette lines (lines that occur around the mouth)
Following a full consultation regarding your dermal filler needs, you doctor will apply topical or local anaesthetic and perform a number of skin injections, using a small needle, into the treatment area. Each treatment session will last approximately 30 minutes and the treatment should be repeated every 6 to 9 months.
Dermal fillers work best in combination with other rejuvenating treatments such as IPL and microdermabrasion and your aesthetic practitioner can advise as to which would work best.