Dermal fillers involve injecting a medically developed gel containing hyaluronic acidunder the skin with a fine needle.They can subtly smooth out lines, contour your features and plump sagging areas ofskin.This is a simple versatile treatment with immediate results, which can be used torestore youthful curves as well as enhance features.
What is hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in the skin – it helps to keep our skinfirm and hydratedo As we age our skin loses elasticity and volume due to the reduction of collagen.
Hyaluronic acid fillers can be used to replace the volume in our skin,attracts moisture to hydrate the skin and can even stimulate your own body’s production of collagen.
What does it involve?
Numbing cream will be applied to the area to be treated, filler will be injected using very thin needles.
How long do dermal fillers last?
The results from this non-surgical procedure are instant, and the resultswill last between 9-12 months depending on the areas treated.
Are there any side effects?
Dermal fillers are very safe, as long as you are treated by a trained professional. The most common side effects are bruising, swelling and redness at the site of injection. These effects usually settle within 2-3days.
Hyaluronic acid dermal filler can also be used to plump and hydrate the lips.This bespoke treatment can be tailored to improve symmetry and balance, producing fuller lips with a natural shape.The collagen in our lips decreases over time, resulting in thinner, flatter lips. If your lips disappear when you smile, if you find your lipstick bleeds – this may be the simple nonsurgical rejuvenation that will instantly refresh your look.Poorly placed filler can damage your lips, which is why it is important to always have experienced clinicians carry out your facial rejuvenation treatments.
How long do lip fillers last?
Lip fillers can last between 6-12 months. Results are immediate but not permanent allowing more fluidity and control over the shape of your lips.
Is it safe?
The most common side effect of lip filler is swelling and bruising. This should settle within 1 week of treatment.
If you are prone to cold sores, having lip fillers can sometimes trigger an
outbreak – you may want to start a course of antiviral medication prior to the procedure to prevent this.
Dermal fillers are not suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Can lip filler change your smile?
The type of filler used in the lips is much more flexible and softer than dermal filler used to enhance the structure of the face.
This means that lip filler should move with your smile, we always aim fora natural result to enhance your smile.
Anti – wrinkle injections
Fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes and across the forehead can make you feel tired and heavy. This treatment is a quick, simple and safe way to look and feel refreshed.Wrinkles are caused by muscles contracting and creating folds in the overlying skin. Anti-wrinkle injections use a protein to temporarily block the signal from nerves to muscles causing them to relax. This allows wrinkles to be softened, and in some cases completely erased.
How long do anti- wrinkle injections last?
You will start to notice changes 4-5 days following treatment, with full effects developing after 2 weeks.
Effects usually last between 3-4 months as the muscles gradually regain their movement.
Although this treatment will eventually wear off, repeated treatments will mean the effects will start to last longer each time.
Will I look ‘frozen’?
Treatments are tailored to the individual at the consultation appointment to ensure a natural looking result
By avoiding over-treating an area we can avoid an unnatural result.
How do anti – wrinkle injections work for a Gummy Smile
The muscles pulling on the upper lip can be injected with anti-wrinkle solution causing them to relax downwards leaving less gum on show when you smile.
A small amount of dermal filler in the lips may also help improve the balance of your smile.
How do anti - wrinkle injections work for excessive sweating?
Sweating is completely normal and is necessary to regulate your body’s temperature.
Excessive sweating however is a common and sometimes embarrassing condition, which can affect your underarms, hands and feet.
Anti – wrinkle solution is able to block the signal from nerves to sweat glands preventing the production of sweat.
Are anti – wrinkle injections safe?
The most common side effects are bruising, swelling and sometimes a temporary headache.
This treatment is not suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding women, or patients with neuro muscular disorders.