Dermal Filler

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Dermal filler can be used to correct asymmetry, volumise the face and rejuvenate the skin.  The following areas are examples of the possible treatment options with dermal filler.  Results are immediate and last anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.

Mid-Upper Face:

  • Hollowing temples
  • Cheek enhancement
  • Nasolabial lines – smile lines from the nose to the mouth
  • Facial volumisation
  • Tear troughs/under the eyes/dark circles

Mouth:

  • Gummy smile
  • Lip lines
  • Lip enhancement
  • Drooping corners of the mouth

Lower Face:

  • Chin fine lines/crease/augmentation
  • Jawline definition
  • Jowls
  • Marionette lines
  • Neck lines

Consumer Information
Dermal Fillers are a gel containing hyaluronic acid that is injected by a healthcare professional into or below the skin to smooth facial wrinkles and enhance lips by restoring volume and fullness. Do not have Dermal Filler injections in an area where there is a non-resorbable implant or if you have irritated or infected skin, allergy to hyaluronic acid or other severe allergies, autoimmune disorders or hypersensitivity to local anaesthetic or porphyria.  Caution if you have a bleeding disorder if you take medicines that prolong bleeding time, have had poor results with previous similar injections, have angina combined with rheumatism or a tendency to large scar formation.  Dermal Filler treatments may result in some redness, swelling, pain or tenderness, itching and/or bruising which may last a few days. Inflammatory reactions can last up to two weeks in rare cases. See your healthcare professional if any side effects concern you.  Exposure to excessive sunlight or extreme cold should be avoided until redness or swelling has resolved. Dermal Fillers are not recommended for people taking blood thinning medicines and they have not been tested in pregnant or breastfeeding women. ALWAYS FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS YOU ARE GIVEN.