Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers are used for facial augmentation. The therapy involves injections in the face to remove facial wrinkles and replace lost volume. Hyaluronic acid injections are termed dermal fillers. It is used to add volume to deflated or depressed areas in the skin. Dermal filler is a substance that can be used to improve the facial contour as well as reduce the depressions in the skin due to scars, injury or lines.


Dermal Fillers treat:

> Vertical lines above the upper lip that may have been caused by smoking or genetic predisposition
> Marionette lines that run down from corners of the mouth
> Nasolabial furrows that run from the nose edge to mouth edge
> Skin depressions in the jaw or cheeks
> Redefining the border of the lip by eliminating lip feathering
> Scars including acne and those caused by wounds
> It can also be used to augment the size or shape of lips and cheek bones
> Frown lines between the eyebrows

About the treatment

> The injection process takes a mere 15-30 minutes, you’ll also need to allow time to discuss what you are hoping to achieve with the Doctor before treatment.
> The aesthetic results are immediate.
> On average the effects can be expected to last 10-12 months.
> Many patients like to book touch-up injections as well as repeat injections to maintain the effects of treatment. Ask the Doctor for advice about aftercare.

Are dermal fillers safe to use?

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring substance; it’s actually a type of sugar. So the product itself is very safe to add to the skin. It has been used for a number of medical applications for many years including joint problems, eye conditions as well as skin lifting.

 

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