What are Dermal Fillers anyway?

What are Dermal Fillers?

They are clinically tested injections used for facial cosmetic improvements.

Dermal fillers are popular, non-surgical treatments, which create a natural, younger look.

There are different types of Dermal Filler, Different types use Calcium hydroxylapatite, Polyalkylimide, Polylactic acid, skin boosting or the most popular being Hyaluronic acid. They come in different molecular sizes to treat different conditions.

What are dermal fillers

What is Hyaluronic Acid?

Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance occurring in the body and skin tissue. It is used to add volume for cosmetic enhancements as well as help arthritis sufferers by adding cushioning to aching joints.

The price of Dermal Filler Treatment is a lot cheaper and less risky than surgery, with similar benefits.

This is why fillers are the ideal choice for softening facial lines, contouring the cheeks, and defining natural features.

How long do they Last?

Effects of filler last anywhere between four months to two years, depending on the dermal filler product being used.

Hyaluronic acid attracts water so these types of dermal fillers can maintain volume for quite some time. Results vary from person to person and it is recommended to follow a course of regular treatments for optimal, longer-lasting effects.

Are Dermal Fillers Safe?

When administered by trained Medical professionals Fillers are Safe. Incorrect techniques or unsterilised needles can cause severe complications, so check practitioner qualifications before considering any Facial Injections. Common mild side effects such as swelling, redness, bruising, or tenderness are usually short-lived and subside within a few days. It is not recommended to have a dermal filler if you suffer from severe allergies, or are currently pregnant or breastfeeding.

What is the difference between Fillers and Botox?

Dermal fillers and Botox are two different techniques used to reduce signs of ageing around the face. 

Botox works as a muscle relaxant to decrease muscle activity that causes wrinkles.

Dermal fillers target a certain area and stimulate collagen production while plumping and lifting the skin caused by a loss of collagen. Dermal fillers for your jawline can soften sharp angles, add volume to hollow cheeks, under eye dark circles (tear trough) and reduce static lines and wrinkles that are always visible regardless of your facial expressions.

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