Collagen which supports the skin is lost as part of the aging process of the skin. Dermal fillers are used to replace this lost support and create the volume to lift the skin and remove the crevices that have appeared.
They are especially effective in restoring the area around the mouth and forehead. They can also be used to increase the fullness of the lips.
Dermal fillers can be short, medium or long lasting.
The preferred products are the short or medium lasting ones which are biodegradable and usually need to be refreshed every six months.
Short and medium lasting Dermal Fillers include Hydrofil, Juvederm and Restylane.
At Belle Vue we can treat:
Fillers treat the following but adding Botox will enhance and prolong the result:
A mild topical anaesthetic cream is usually applied to the area 30 minutes before treatment or a dental anaesthetic can be given.
The treatment session lasts 30 to 45 minutes when the dermal filler is injected directly into the skin with a very fine needle
A little redness may develop around the treatment area but this clears in a few hours and can covered by make-up during this time so you can resume normal activities straight away.