30 – 40 minutes
What Are Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers are made up of a natural substance known as hyaluronic acid. This hydrating substance is a staple in the world of skincare and is found naturally in the connective tissue of our skin. In combination with collagen and elastin fibres, it gives the face form, shape and hydration.
The first signs of sagging and wrinkles are usually due to the lower levels of collagen produced by the body as we age. Through dermal filler injections, your skin can appear firmer, plumper and more youthful. These fillers are designed to recontour and improve facial features and profiles with minimal side effects.
The Benefits of Dermal Fillers
- Help your skin appear firmer and plumper.
- Remove facial wrinkles and laugh lines.
- Improve the appearance of scars and facial blemishes on the area being treated.
- Enhance facial features and sculpt the contours of your face.
- Practically immediate visible effect.
- Plump up your lips or cheeks.
- Soften the creases of time.
- Tear trough fillers and fillers for eye wrinkles for youthful eyes.
Thick vs Deep Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers are produced in different consistencies and produce different effects.
Thicker Dermal Fillers
These are injected deeper into the dermis to replace volume and are often used to restore the contours of the cheek or fill the hollows at the temple. Filler for sunken cheeks is particularly effective at reversing the appearance of ageing. Filler for necklines has also proven successful in restoring patients’ youthful glow. Eye fillers can also add to a more youthful appearance.
These are used to fill scars and other facial blemishes. Deep folds between the nose and mouth, known as the nasolabial folds, also respond very well to wrinkle filler injections.
Types of Dermal Fillers Available at Wimpole Aesthetics in London
While there are many different types of fillers available – Wimpole Aesthetics only use products that demonstrate predictable, long-term effects, minimal swelling and redness after treatment and outstanding safety results.
Note that the average cost of fillers will vary depending on the distributor of wrinkle filler in the UK. Below are some of the types of dermal filler in the UK we use in our clinic:
A thicker dermal filler that treats severe wrinkles around the forehead, nose, and lips. It can also drastically improve facial depressions in the cheeks, chin, and under-eye area.
This is the most popular facial filler used to contour the face and the product comes in three formulations. We can advise you on which is right for you depending on your skin type and ageing concern.
The gold standard dermal filler treatment works in the same way as Restylane®. This is ideal for achieving a natural-looking result while improving the appearance of wrinkles and sagging – like turning back the clock. It is also a popular choice of lip filler and filler for forehead wrinkles.
*All the dermal fillers mentioned above are made of non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acids.
1. Get In Touch
If you’d like to receive dermal filler treatment in London, then your first step is to get in touch and arrange a consultation with our medical director Dr Joshua Berkowitz or one of his team, depending on your requirements.
2. At The Clinic
The consultation is an essential part of the patient journey as it gives us the opportunity to discuss what you would like to achieve with your lip filler treatment. We will talk you through the procedure and clearly explain any possible risks, the results you can expect, and, of course, answer all of your questions.
3. Your Treatment
Dermal filler injections at Wimpole Aesthetics are carried out under the direction of our medical director Dr Joshua Berkowitz and his team. We aim to deliver practical, safe and effective medical aesthetic alternatives to cosmetic surgery whilst always respecting a patient’s privacy, dignity and confidentiality.
4. Post Treatment
Our care and support continue after you leave the clinic. You are provided with comprehensive aftercare advice appropriate to the treatment you have received, and we welcome patients getting in touch if they have any questions regarding their experience and results.
Why Choose Wimpole Aesthetics
At Wimpole Aesthetics, we provide a wide variety of medical treatments and non-surgical rejuvenating procedures in the field of anti-ageing and aesthetic medicine. Our medical director Dr Joshua Berkowitz stays up to date on the latest developments in this field, but always ensures that any treatment we offer can deliver safe and effective results.
We love to hear our patients tell us that we have the feel of a local clinic right in the heart of London’s medical district.
Are there any precautions to take before and after cosmetic injectable treatments?
Before undergoing cosmetic injectable treatment, it is important to disclose any medical conditions or medications that you are taking to your practitioner. After the treatment, it is recommended to avoid strenuous exercise and alcohol for the first 24 hours and avoid touching or rubbing the treated area.
How soon will I see the results of the treatment?
In general, the results of cosmetic injectable treatments are visible immediately after the treatment, but it may take a few days for the full effect to be apparent. For some treatments, such as Sculptra, it may take several weeks to see the full results.
Does getting dermal filler hurt?
Cosmetic injectable treatments are generally well-tolerated, but some people may experience mild pain or discomfort during the injection process. We use a topical numbing cream or ice to minimise any discomfort.
How long will the dermal filler results last?
The longevity of your dermal fillers depends on the individual patient and also the area where the product is injected. It will gradually be absorbed by the body and it’s perfectly safe to have repeat treatments to maintain your results.
Can I have cosmetic injectable treatments if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
It is generally not recommended to have cosmetic injectable treatments if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as the effects of the treatment on a developing fetus or breastfed infant are not well understood.