Dermal fillers are substances that have been developed and tested for injections into certain areas of skin and tissues for the purpose of cosmetic improvement. They are compatible with the body and can be classified as permanent or temporary fillers. In the latter group the compound is called hyaluronic acid and mimics the same compound in our body. They are used to uplift the mid face, cheek augmentation,chin augmentation,perioral area, lips augmentation, improve the shape of the nose, etc.
Dermal fillers are the second most commonly used injectable treatment for lines and wrinkles and are generally safe.
Dermal fillers are made to mimic our natural hyaluronic acid, there are numerous manufactures of dermal fillers. Its purpose is to hydrate the skin giving the tissues firmness and plumpness, whilst also helping to restore lost volume.
Where dermal fillers are popularly used?
* Thinning lips, a lack of lip line and cupid bow
* Smokers lines
* Chin Augmentation
* Cheek volume and lifting
* Improve lower face sagginess
* Nasal labial folds
* Pre-jaw area
* Under eye area
* Corners of the mouth
* Marionette lines
* Smile lines
Are dermal fillers safe?
There has been increased concern regarding the safety of aesthetic procedures. Dermal fillers are safe in safe hands. It is important to consider a well trained practitioner, clean environment, use of quality fillers and use of advanced techniques to reduce any risk of injection into blood vessels.
What are the most common complications from the use of dermal fillers?
Some people can have a reaction to fillers but this is extremely rare. Common minor side effects include bruising , redness and swelling which settle within a few days.
Dermal fillers hydrate the skin giving the tissues firmness and plumpness whilst also helping to restore lost volume.
How long does it take to have fillers and how long does it last?
The procedure takes a short time but if you are having several areas treated, you will require a longer consultation.This is assesed on an individual basis and results are dependent on the area treated. Fillers generally last from 6 to 12 months.
Why does my skin look tired and has lost its glow?
The skin texture can be affected by various factors such as sun damage, smoking, lifestyle or simple ageing. It is important to maintain a good, healthy lifestyle and peels and mesotherapy can help to improve the condition of the skin and reduce signs of ageing.
When are fillers not recomended?
There are certain people that can not have dermal fillers. These are those who have reduced immunity, autoimmune diseases, have a propensity to bleed or are on anticoagulant. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers can not be treated.
The manufacturing process of dermalfillers and, in particular, of hyaluronic acid is becoming increasingly advanced, safer and better adapted to behave naturally in the dynamic areas of the face. This leads to more natural results by improving the loss of volume that is a consequence of ageing and also in fine wrinkles .