One of the main changes we notice with age is the loss of volume, particularly in the cheeks and lips. This is where dermal fillers are extremely effective. They are also very effective in plumping out larger, more established wrinkles such as those that extend from the nose to the lip (the nasolabial folds).Lips
Soft fillers can be used to enhance the body and the boarders of the lips, giving back a natural-looking youthfulness. These fillers are usually made from a naturally occurring complex sugars, and can be used to create volume and decrease the lines that form around the lips that cause lipstick to bleed.Wrinkles and Folds
Dermal fillers can be placed below the skins surface to literally ‘fill in’ or ‘plump up’ the wrinkles and folds that remain when our face is at rest. They can also be used to enhance and restore volume in areas such as the mid face and the cheekbone area, and to provide a more youthful conture to the lower face and jaw line.
Prior to your treatment you will need to have a consultation with one of our medical practitioners to ascertain your suitability for treatment.
A treatment involves a series of injections depending on the area being treated. In some instances, a numbing cream or topical analgesia will be used to help to numb the area. The procedure takes between 15-30mins, and the results are instant. There may be some minor swelling and mild bruising after the procedure and clients often have anto accelerate the healing of this.
The longevity of the results is dependent on a multitude of factors, including the patient, the location of the injection, and the particular product used. Generally results last from 6 months in areas such as the lips, up to 12 months in areas such as the nasolabial folds. Subsequent treatments will almost always have a longer duration of effect.