Dermal filler injections can be used on the face and body to restore a younger, fresher appearance.
Dermal filler injections are provided by our aesthetic Doctors. They will work to agree upon your aesthetic goal and formulate a personalised treatment plan for you.
At The Treatment Rooms we can combine both filler & anti-wrinkle injections with PDO Thread lifts to obtain complete facial harmonisation. Areas that can be treated and often in combination with one another include:
- Upper/mid/lower face
- Tear troughs
- Temporal hollows
- Nose (non-surgical rhinoplasty/non-surgical nose job)
Following your treatment, we will routinely review your progress within two to three weeks to assess how you have responded to treatment. If required, we will then plan further treatments.
Below are some examples of facial harmonisation using dermal filler injections:
The above lady had dermal filler treatment to her mid-cheek region to rejuvenate her tired appearance.
The above lady had both PDO thread lifts and dermal filler injections to lift her tired appearance.
What are dermal fillers?
A dermal filler is a treatment that injects a gel (Hyaluronic acid) to restore youthful properties to your skin or enhance features of your face. Hyaluronic acid naturally occurs in your skin. As you age, hyaluronic acid decreases and this is thought to contribute to the appearance of aged skin. By injecting hyaluronic acid, dermal fillers aim to restore an appearance of youthful, rejuvenated skin.
What can I expect from my consultation?
The Treatment Rooms’ doctor will hold a thorough consultation exploring your concerns and establish a treatment plan that is best suited to you. In cases where you are completely happy with your treatment plan, you may receive your dermal filler injections on the same day.
Are the injections painful?
The injections may cause mild discomfort and there may be some soreness at the injection site after treatment. You will have numbing cream applied to these sites beforehand to help reduce the pain at the time of injection. The local anaesthetic in the dermal filler itself will help manage the pain after the treatment.
How long does the treatment take?
The injection process will only last a few minutes. Before this takes place, our doctors will thoroughly assess your facial anatomy to accurately mark the optimal and safest points for injection. In total, your treatment will last for approximately 30 minutes.
How long do the results last for?
It takes as long as three weeks to see the full results of your dermal filler injections. Once you see the full results these will usually last between six to 12 months, after which you may choose to repeat the treatment.
Are there any side effects or complications?
As with any medical procedure there are always potential complications. As part of your consultation and consent, our doctors will go through the risks involved in your specific treatment, answer any questions you may have and help you come to an informed decision about your care. Our doctors are happy to talk you through the medical knowledge and techniques they use to minimise these risks.
Who cannot have dermal filler injections?
The following people are not suitable for dermal filler injections:
- If you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or are currently breastfeeding
- If you have an active skin infection or cold sore at the site of injection
- If you are allergic to lidocaine or hyaluronic acid
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