What are Dermal Fillers
Dermal Fillers are designed to combat the effects of aging visible on your skin. They are comprised of hylauric acid. While botox will smooth out skin caused by muscle movement over time, only dermal fillers will restore skin volume and fill out depressions in the face.
How Do Dermal Fillers Work?
Most common dermal fillers are made from hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring gel like substance that is lost in skin as we age. Prescription topical treatments for wrinkles – your skin may benefit from evidence based prescription creams to help promote collagen production and reduce wrinkles. This service is no cost to the patient with patient health card.
Do Treatments Hurt?
Treatments are incredibly safe, so long as it’s administered by a licensed, trained medical professional. You may experience some mild discomfort during treatment. With care, precision and ample communication, your medical professional will guide you seamlessly through this process.
What Can I Expect?
At your initial appointment, you will meet with your Medical Esthetics Team member and your treatment area will be assessed according to your wants and needs. Your next appointment will be the first treatment. Some filler results are seen right away. Generally it takes 2-4 weeks to get the final result.
Is There Any After-Care?
Depending on your desired results, you may require multiple treatments. This will be discussed during your first appointment. From there, filler can last from 6 months to 2 years depending on the individual and the type of filler used. Variable needs will be discussed with your practitioner prior to treatment to ensure you achieve your desired results.