A dermal filler, or as it’s sometimes called, wrinkle filler, is a substance that is injected beneath lines in the skin, around the mouth, for example, between the nose and lips or into deep vertical lower forehead lines.
Healthy skin contains important components that keep it supple and young looking. One of these is hyaluronic acid. However, with time, sunlight and other factors, the hyaluronic acid in your skin diminishes, your skin loses volume, and lines and wrinkles appear.
Now you can temporarily replace your skin’s lost hyaluronic acid using hyaluronic acid fillers. Hydrafill, Restylane and Restylane-Perlane are all popular brands of hyaluronic acid fillers.
Lip fillers are also dermal fillers and can we used to add lip volume. Lips are one of those areas we’re very careful not to over-fill. You want your lips to look like yours. Just fuller and youthful.
How long does a skin filler treatment take?
Skin filler injections are made using a pre-filled syringe equipped with a very fine needle. A single treatment usually takes around 15-30 minutes but we allow an hour because we like to ensure we incorporate pain relief in to a treatment. Our use of local anesthetic is often used to try and eliminate as much discomfort around sensitive areas as possible.
The use of pain relief is unusual in the industry as it takes more treatment time, but we suspect those that don’t use pain relief have never had the treatment themselves.
Over time, fillers slowly break down and are naturally reabsorbed by your body; therefore, your practitioner may recommend top-up treatments two or three times a year to maintain a perfect filler correction.
Dermal filler costs
Dermal filler treatments start from £275 with costs varying according to the area being treated and the amount of filler required. You’ll be able to get an accurate cost during your free consultation.
You can make an appointment for a consultation about fillers treatments by contacting the clinic on 020 8653 5646.