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What are dermal fillers?

What are they?


Dermal fillers are a multi-functioning treatment used to add volume or shape to areas of the face, such as the lips of cheeks.


They are often made from hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring sugar in a our bodies.


How do fillers work?


The hyaluronic acid is a clear, sterile gel, the tis injected under the skin.


It works by attracting and binding with water, providing volume and hydration's s well as supporting collagen and elastin fibres.


What do they treat?


Dermal fillers can be used in different areas:


- To enhance facial features; cheeks, temples, jawline, nose and chin

- To define and enhance lips

- To soften facial lines or folds

- To restore volume in hands

- To correct hollows under the eyes

- To improve the tone, texture and hydration of the skin


How long do they last?


Longevity does vary between products and between individuals. Typically results will last between 6 months and 18 months.


Checklist

- Choose a practitioner you feel comfortable with

- Bring any questions to your appointment

- Tell us your medical history and bring any medications you take in with you

- Take your time in deciding when to have treatment






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