What Are Dermal Facial Fillers?
on 22 December 2015
Quick, non-invasive and entirely natural looking, there are many reasons why dermal fillers are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments for Australian women eager to keep that smooth and vibrant look as they mature.
Find out why dermal facial fillers could be the ideal solution for covering up wrinkles and restoring volume in one quick visit.
Why choose dermal fillers?
Dermal fillers are effective for treating medium to deep wrinkles as well as many types of scarring. Compared to other cosmetic solutions, dermal fillers:
- work at greater depth
- achieve a more natural look
- do not restrict movement of facial muscles
- are non-invasive
- are biocompatible, leading to minimal side effects
- are non-permanent, and can be modified or dissolved at any time.
As with all cosmetic treatments, your appointment for dermal fillers begins with a consultation to help you decide whether the treatment is right for you.
Your doctor or nurse will explain exactly what's involved with the procedure and after-care, check your medical history and develop the most suitable treatment plan to help you achieve your goals, which may involve a combination of treatments.
During the procedure
The whole procedure for dermal fillers lasts between 30 and 60 minutes, depending on how much of the face is being treated. The areas being treated will be accurately marked out beforehand.
The procedure is usually carried out under local anaesthetic which is included in the dermal filler injections themselves, but even without anaesthesia, the pain is mild. Immediately following treatment, cold packs are applied and mineral make-up can be used to cover up any temporary marks before these fade naturally.
Because dermal fillers are biocompatible, patients do not normally experience any side effects. Redness or swelling resulting from the injections should disappear within 24 hours. You can apply make-up and resume work and other normal activities straight away.
Results may take up to 3 days to become noticeable and will last between 9 and 12 months, depending on the type of filler used and how many areas were treated. You can arrange a follow-up appointment after this time for your next treatment.
Facials and fillers in Gungahlin
Find an oasis of peace and tranquillity in the heart of Gungahlin at Timeless Health and Beauty
, now open at The Marketplace. Speak to their friendly therapists about dermal fillers, facials, waxing and other natural treatments to help you look your best.