Dermal fillers are a popular and highly effective injectable treatment.
- Average treatment time
- What results can I expect?
Rejuvenated, younger looking skin, re-defined facial structure and increased volume in the treated area.
- How long will my results last?
Usually between 6-18 months, but this will depend on the precise treatment given. An on-going treatment programme will be recommended for long-lasting results.
- Is there any downtime required?
Mild swelling may occur but this will depend on the exact treatment given and the area being treated. This and other treatment options will be discussed with you at your consultation.
About this treatment
Dermal fillers contain hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring gel-like substance that stimulates the production of collagen and restores volume, hydration, plumpness and tone to the skin. We use dermal fillers to treat many areas of the face, adding volume and plumpness to lips, improving definition and contouring the chin, nose and jawline, smoothing out wrinkles and lines and adding volume to both sunken cheeks and to the neck area.
Our expertise with this treatment enables us to treat a wide range of conditions including, jowls, a weak chin, a misshapen nose, eye bags and acne scarring as well as fine lines, wrinkles and crepey skin.
We use only the highest quality and safest brands of dermal fillers available today including Juvederm, Restylane, Radience, Teosyal and Sculptra, with all treatment recommendations tailored specifically to your individual condition.
Frequently asked questions
Is this treatment right for me?If you are looking to restore volume and structure to the face or need subtle changes to the shape or contouring of the nose, chin or jawline, this treatment option may be suitable for you. We will not recommend dermal fillers if you are breast-feeding or pregnant, or if you are undergoing certain other medical treatments. This will be discussed with you at your consultation.
How does this treatment work?The key ingredient in dermal fillers in hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in our bodies, that binds and retains essential moisture in our skin. It stimulates the production of collagen, improves hydration and helps maintain elasticity, restoring volume and plumpness and reducing common signs of ageing such as lines and wrinkles.
Will I feel any pain during my treatment?Some mild swelling or discomfort may be felt and this may typically last for 24-48 hours. You will be offered an appropriate anaesthetic prior to treatment.
Are there any side effects or risks associated with this treatment?Other than possible mild swelling or bruising around the treated area, there are no side effects or risks.