» Filler Injections
Injectable wrinkle fillers can give you a more
youthful look for a fraction of what a traditional facelift costs. Most will
fill lines and wrinkles in less than 30 minutes with results that can last
from six months more
Injectable wrinkle fillers, unlike Botox injections that relax the muscle
under a wrinkle, fill the line, crease, or area with one of several
different substances. As a result, trouble spots nearly disappearIn this
technique substances are administerd in the skin to fill out or plump up
lines on your face that have been created by the loss of elasticity in the
skin as you age. By restoring the volume to these areas your skin will look
smoother and softer, resulting in a fresher and more youthful appearance.
Earlier collagen was used but since it was derived from cattle skin, newer
substances such as RESTYLANE/JUVEDERM containing hyaluronic acid have become
available and are hugely popular.
When this gel is injected, it acts
like an inflated cushion to support facial structures and tissues that may
have lost volume or elasticity due to normal aging. It also brings water to
the surface of skin to keep it looking fresh and supple.Hyaluronic acid is a
natural substance found in your body. High concentrations are found in soft
connective tissues and in the fluid surrounding your eyes. It's also in some
cartilage and joint fluids, as well as skin tissue. It is extracted and
reformulated and now has become one of the most popular kinds of injectable
fillers.These fillers can be used on mouth lines,eye lines,smile lines on
cheek,chin indentations,frown lines between the eyebrows and for lip
Each treatment takes about 20 minutes and the results are instantaneous.
Local anaethestic is injected prior to the treatment to make it comfortable.
Slight redness and swelling may be seen after the treatment but will settle
in a couple of days. Occasionally patients may experience some bruising in
the area, which also settles with time. Hyaluronic acid is completely broken
down in the skin over time. The effect of the treatment last about 9 months
after which top up is advised.