As we age, volume loss can contribute to saggy skin and ageing effects. Dermal Fillers injections are the non-surgical way to boost volume and hydration to your face and lips, restoring a more youthful appearance.
Dermal fillers are made from a naturally occurring sugar found in your body that gives the skin moisture, volume, and elasticity. Injected in your skin, it can provide volume replacement, enhancement and correction in different parts of the face.
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How does it work?
As we age, our face start to deflate, loses volume, and our skin starts to sag and descend. Unlike wrinkles which require muscle relaxants to soften them, volume loss requires dermal fillers to re-volumise the area as well as re-hydrate to help with restoring fullness.
Generally as we age, our bodies start to produce less elastin and collagen in your body, the key ingredients to a youthful appearance. Dermal fillers which is a natural sugar already present in the body, are one of the best ways to restore volume which results in a less tired and more refreshed look.
Dermal fillers can be used to enhance your lips by providing volume. It can also help to correct uneven lips or provide a more balanced lip ratio. This treatment is great if you want a little volume to your lips, define your shape or provide some hydration to your lips and surrounding areas.
Chin enhancements can balance and add proportion, improve your profile and also define a jawline. It is important that the chin is addressed as a complex that includes blending into the surrounding areas like your jawline. This treatment is great for those with a weak chin that is set back, and looking to balance their face and improve their profile.
Dermal fillers can be used to replace volume in the cheeks or enhance the cheeks for a more defined contoured look. Adding volume to the cheeks can give the appearance of a slimmer face by adding dimension and projection. This treatment is great to indirectly thin out nasolabial folds and jowls and is good if you want to restore the youthful OG curve or have a more defined ponytail cheek.
Excess skin and heaviness that is seen on either sides of the mouth tends to be from buccal fat as well as the ageing process when we start to lose volume and our skin starts to descend and sag down. Facial rejuvenation is great to support the surrounding structures to thin out the excess seen in this area.
Jawline contouring using dermal filler can shape, provide symmetry and define a jawline. This is a great treatment for those that want to build a sharper profile, define a weak lower face and thin out excess like double chin or jowls.
Tear trough dermal fillers address the area under the eyes, starting from the corners of the eyes and travels down across the mid cheek. Dark under eye circles or looking tired can be due to the shadows created by volume loss. This treatment is great for those that want the eye area to be a little brighter and address volume loss.
Temple dermal fillers address the indent or volume loss seen in the temple region that often make our heads look like someone has pinched either sides creating a indented peanut shape look. Rejuvenating the temples provide structure to the face giving a smoother transition from the hair line to the eyes. This is a great treatment to provide lift, restore volume and structure to the face to build a foundation for enhancements.
Skin boosters are dermal fillers designed specifically for the skin to hydrate, smooth and improve skins elasticity and firmness. Also known as micro fillers, it is injected into the skin to hydrate and provide a youthful glow. Great for those that want to reduce the appearance of crepey skin or want to boost their skin elasticity and improve skin quality, texture and tone.
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What is Involved?
At Symetry Aesthetics, through an extensive facial assessment and consultation process, we can discuss what your face needs in terms of what volume can be replaced, what areas can be enhanced and corrected. You can expect to walk away with a a treatment plan tailored to your needs.
Our dermal filler treatments take approximately 45 minutes not including the consultation process. Treatment plans can be done in one visit or broken over several visits. This will be discussed with you during the initial consultation.
Dermal Fillers FAQ
How long do dermal fillers last for?
Treatment results are immediate but can take up to 14 days to settle. Longevity of treatment results may vary between individuals, the area treated and how fast your metabolism is. Dermal fillers can last anywhere between 6-24 months however, generally 6-9 months, depending on the area treated and product used.
Are dermal filler treatments painful?
Dermal filler injections have anaesthetic mixed with them to help with the pain. Although they are more uncomfortable than anti-wrinkle injections, the pain is minimal. For lip fillers, numbing topical cream is applied to the lips to help with pain.
What are the common risks?
You can expect some bruising, swelling, or redness.
What if I have a history of cold sores?
Dermal filler treatments to the lips might trigger a cold sore outbreak and to prevent this it is recommended to consult with your GP prior to your appointment to be on oral tablets of Valtrex, Famvir or Acyclovir.
How far in advanced do I need to plan before an event.
Dermal fillers take a good 4 weeks to settle. At two weeks the treatment areas bruising and swelling should have subsided.
What brands of filler do you use?
At Symetry Aesthetics, we use multiple leading brands of dermal filler to cater for the different areas on the face however, it is illegal to list or advertise the brands. If you would like to know more, it is best to come in for a consultation.
Can I have fillers if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
It is not recommended that you have dermal fillers treatment whilst breastfeeding or pregnant. Dermal fillers have not been tested for breastfeeding or pregnant patients therefore it is not known if it is safe to have and hence we advise it is off-limits until you have had your baby and have completed your breastfeeding journey.