What is dermal filler and How it works?
Dermal fillers are a generic term for substances that create volume. It is part of the aesthetic injectable anti-ageing treatments to enhance facial skin features and some other part of body such as hands to achieve smoother and more youthful looking skin.
There are different types of dermal filler, many are made of Hyaluronic Acid which have crosslinked bonds altering their strength and thickness. They are injected into the skin at a variety of depths. At Wharf Clinic all dermal filler treatments are offered by the best filler selection and technique for the desired outcome. This is a treatment by doctor only using a wide variety of techniques learned with working and teaching with the top manufacturers and Doctors internationally.
Fillers enhance areas that require volume including face, neck and hands. The results can be fantastic for a natural younger looking skin.
Injectables at our Clinic:
Performed by highly experienced doctor over 20 years, doing thousands of treatments each year
Using approved and top-quality brands for maximum effect and safety
Thorough and detailed consultation to assure the best and most suitable course of treatment
2-4 weeks free review by same doctor
15 mins to 90 minutes
BACK TO WORK
About 3-4 days
Anaesthetic will be used
Modern fillers are inert and create very few issues but swelling can occur
Immediate but it is 2-3 weeks before you can judge the result
The skin can also improve in texture over a few weeks
DURATION OF RESULTS
On average 4 -12 months
RISKS AND COMPLICATIONS
Intravascular injection and tissue necrosis
Unsatisfactory aesthetic result
Delayed inflammatory nodules
RECOMMENDED NUMBER OF TREATMENTS
1 to 3
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