Dermal Fillers are gel-like substances injected beneath the skin to help restore youthful skin, smooth facial creases, restore lost volume and enhance contours..!
Dermal fillers are used to smooth out lines around the nose and month (marionette lines, smile lines and parentheses). They are also used to enhance and restore volume to cheeks or temples, diminish vertical lip lines, to plump and enhance lips and improve symmetry among facial features (facial contouring).
PROCESS OF DERMAL FILLERS
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?
1. A detailed consultation is done by our doctors who assess concerns, expectations and indicate treatment areas
2. A local anaesthetic cream is applied on the areas to be treated and left for 30-45 minutes. The area is then cleansed.
3. Essential markings indicating treatment area are done by the doctor after which the filler (product) is injected in the areas marked.The treated areas are then cleansed and an ointment is applied.
THINGS TO REMEMBER
Do not consume any alcoholic beverages for at least 24 hours prior to the treatment as alcohol may thin the blood and increase risk of bruising. Avoid any anti-inflammatory or blood thinning medications for at least two weeks prior to the treatment. Please consult with your physician if this is a possibility. Have a good meal before the procedure to decrease your chances of getting lightheaded.
Do not rub or massage the treated areas for the next 24 hours. No steam, sauna or any kind of facial for at least fifteen days. Avoid any kind of strenuous or vigorous activities for the next 72 hours. Avoid exposure to sun or heat for the next 72 hours. Try to sleep face up and keep the face slightly elevated if experiencing swelling.
Bruising, swelling and pain may be experienced post procedure, which is temporary and will subside over the days following the treatment.
NOT RECOMMENDED IF
You are pregnant or breastfeeding. You have the tendency to bruise easily. You are suffering from a sinus infection, it is best to hold off on getting dermal fillers as any infection in the facial area can spread to the treated site.