Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers

Obagi Skincare in London

Dermal fillers are used to smooth and soften deep lines and creases, most commonly on the face. They work by adding volume under the skin to fill areas under a line or fold, giving a soft and youthful effect. Dermal fillers can be used to improve the appearance of :

  • deep lines around the mouth and nose (Nasolabial folds)
  • forehead lines
  • frown lines
  • neck lines
  • smokers’ lines
  • crows’ feet
  • marionette lines

It is also used to enhance and augment features such as ;

  • cheeks
  • chin
  • lips
  • nose
  • eyebrows
  • hands

WHAT ARE DERMAL FILLERS?

Various medical grade dermal fillers are available on the market. These have different bases including collagen, polylactic acid, hyaluronic acid, and calcium hydroxyapatite. At Perfect Image Consultants we use hyaluronic acid based fillers, this is a compound which is found naturally in the body. These products can contain lidocaine, an anaesthetic, which reduces pain during and after injection. We also use a calcium hydroxyapatite product and provides longer lasting results.

Dermal fillers can be used in conjunction with wrinkle relaxing injections which provide a synergistic effect and enhanced youthful appearance.

Dermal fillers can be used to enhance, augment or correct certain features of your face.

Fine lines and wrinkles – if you have any fine or deep lines, the appearance of these can be reduced by injecting dermal fillers.

Cheeks – injecting dermal fillers at sites on your cheeks can give more fuller and volumised cheeks. This is in turn will also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in the area.

Chin – whether your looking to improve your side profile or just a more defined chin, this can be achieved by injecting dermal filler to the area.

Nose – Looking to correct any bumps or humps on your nose, dermal fillers is a quick and easy solution to give you back your confidence.

Lips – if you want more plumped up lips or to give your lips a bit more volume. Lip filler will give you the look you are after.

Eyebrows – injecting dermal filler at the correct sites will help raise or volumise the areas around your eyes, thus reducing the appearance of droopy eyebrows.

Hands – if your worried about your hands looking bit saggy and appear to have folding skin, dermal fillers can be used to add volume therefore give you more youthful looking skin.

What to Expect

This is a non-surgical treatment that will be carried out by a fully qualified doctor or nurse.

Before the treatment

The areas will be agreed between you and your practitioner and marked. Topical anesthesia maybe applied 20 – 30mins before the treatment for added comfort.

During the treatment

The dermal filler is injected into the areas agreed. The treatment takes 20-40 minutes depending on the number of lines treated.

After the treatment

There is generally no recovery time. The effects of dermal fillers are immediate, however you may experience some redness and swelling which will take a 24-48 hours to settle down.

Dermal fillers usually last about 6 – 8 months.

Dermal Fillers in London

Dermal Fillers Pricing

Dermal FillerCost of 1st VialCost of 2nd Vial
Emervel 1ml£350£300
Belotero 1ml£280£225
Radiesse 1.5ml£375£325

Dermal Fillers Testimonials

‘Before’ and ‘After’ pictures

Frequently Ask Questions

What are Dermal fillers?

There are different types of dermal fillers available on the market. The two main types of dermal fillers are a) a hyaluronic acid based filler (hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring compound found in the body) and b) a calcium hydroxyapatite compound which is a longer lasting product. Dermal fillers are used to correct or enhance certain features and can eradicate the appearance of even deep wrinkles.

When should you have dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are used to enhance the appearance of various facial features including the forehead, nose, lips, chin and cheeks. This a non surgical approach to facial augmentation. Dermal fillers are also used to enhance and give more volume to the face, neck and hands. This in turn reduces the appearance of both deep and fine lines and wrinkles. Dermal fillers are usually used together with wrinkle relaxing injections to give an optimum result.

Does it help with the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles?

Yes, the dermal filler will reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles greatly. By increasing the volume of an area the wrinkles are stretched out and less visible.  

What dermal filler product should I have?

There are a vast number of companies which manufacture these dermal fillers and which product range you use will depend on your practitioner.

Does having dermal fillers hurt?

Most dermal filler products these days contain Lidocaine, which is used to numb the tissue, therefore the discomfort during the procedure is greatly reduced.

How long do the results last?

The results vary depending on the type of dermal filler used. On average dermal fillers will last about 6 months, after which either a top-up will be required or another session.

What areas can i have dermal fillers done?

Dermal fillers are generally used on the face, neck and hands. Facial dermal fillers are the most popular and used to enhance and augment the chin, cheeks, nose and lips.

Are dermal fillers safe?

Most dermal fillers products these days are FDA approved and are safe to use if administered by a qualified professional.

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£20 booking fee applies to all first time appointments and is redeemable against any treatment.