Dermal Fillers are used to restore volume and soften lines and folds. The hyaluronic acid injected into the skin is used to restore our skin to its former youthful appearance by making it look firmer. Hyaluronic Acid is a naturally occurring substance in the body and is used in many medical applications. The use of this filler will add to your natural supply to restore resilience. Dermal fillers tend to be classified as non-permanent but the effects should last 6-9 months.
What is involved?
Our Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner will take a medical history to make sure there are no reasons why you shouldn’t have this treatment . You will be asked to read and sign a consent form. For your personal comfort our clinician will apply an anesthetic cream for 20 minutes or so prior to the injection. When the area has been anesthetized, the filler is carefully injected into the skin.
The effects are immediate and you can probably go straight back to work afterwards if you choose. Application depends upon site and depth of the wrinkles to be treated and will be injected into different levels of the skin. The treatment session lasts about 30-60 minutes.
All dermal fillers produce immediate results, although none are completely permanent and may last 6-9 months. You will need to have the treatment repeated if you want to maintain your results. Following your treatment our Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner will give you a post treatment advice sheet so that you gain the maximum effect from your treatment. We will also keep in touch to discuss your treatment plan and remind you when your next treatment is due.
Possible side effects
You may experience some temporary redness and swelling after your treatment which can be disguised with concealer make-up. In very rare cases, you may develop an allergic reaction to a filler but your clinician will discuss this fully with you prior to your treatment. Dermal fillers top ups and the free post treatment follow ups are only available within two weeks of the original treatment and are at the discretion of the aesthetic practitioner.