FAQs: Dermal Fillers

"Revitalise with Dermal Fillers: Unveil your natural radiance."

+ - What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are injectable substances used to restore volume, smooth lines and wrinkles, and enhance facial contours.

+ - What are dermal fillers made of?

Dermal fillers can be made from various substances such as hyaluronic acid, calcium hydroxylapatite, poly-L-lactic acid, and others.

+ - How do dermal fillers work?

Dermal fillers work by adding volume to targeted areas of the face, filling in lines and wrinkles, and plumping up areas that have lost volume due to aging.

+ - What areas can be treated with dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers can be used to enhance lips, cheeks, chin, jawline, temples, under-eye hollows, and nasolabial folds (smile lines).

+ - How long do dermal fillers last?

The longevity of dermal fillers varies depending on the type used and individual factors, but they typically last anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.

+ - Are dermal fillers safe?

Yes, when administered by a qualified and experienced GMC registered doctor, dermal fillers are generally safe. However, there can be risks and side effects such as bruising, swelling, or infection, which are usually temporary.

+ - Is there downtime after getting dermal fillers?

There is minimal to no downtime after getting dermal fillers. Patients can typically resume normal activities immediately after treatment.

+ - Do dermal fillers hurt?

Discomfort during dermal filler injections is usually minimal. Most fillers contain a local anesthetic to help numb the area being treated.

+ - Who is a good candidate for dermal fillers?

Good candidates for dermal fillers are generally in good health and have realistic expectations about what fillers can achieve.

+ - Can dermal fillers be reversed if I don't like the results?

Some types of dermal fillers, particularly those made from hyaluronic acid, can be reversed using an enzyme called hyaluronidase.

+ - Can I combine dermal fillers with other cosmetic treatments?

Yes, dermal fillers can be combined with other treatments such as Botox, laser therapy, or chemical peels for a more comprehensive rejuvenation approach.

+ - Are there any side effects of dermal fillers?

Common side effects of dermal fillers include bruising, swelling, redness, and tenderness at the injection site. These usually resolve within a few days.

+ - How soon will I see results after getting dermal fillers?

Results from dermal fillers are often visible immediately after treatment, although there may be some initial swelling that subsides within a few days. A review session will be booked in around 2 weeks.

+ - Can I get dermal fillers if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

It is generally recommended to avoid dermal fillers during pregnancy and breastfeeding due to limited safety data in these populations.

+ - How often do I need to get dermal filler injections to maintain results?

The frequency of touch-up treatments varies depending on the type of filler used and individual factors, but most people opt for maintenance treatments every 6 to 12 months to sustain their desired look.

+ - Can I exercise after getting dermal fillers?

It's generally advised to avoid strenuous exercise and activities that increase blood flow to the face for at least 24 hours after getting dermal fillers to minimize the risk of bruising and swelling.

+ - Are there any age restrictions for getting dermal fillers?

While there's no specific age limit, individuals should be at least 18 years old to receive dermal filler injections. The decision is usually based on individual consultation and assessment.

+ - Do dermal fillers change the way I look?

Dermal fillers are designed to enhance natural features and restore a more youthful appearance without drastically changing your overall look. The goal is to achieve subtle, natural-looking results.


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