Facial fillers are substances which are injected into the skin to create a more youthful appearance. They act by filling in facial lines or depressions and thus result in a plumping up effect on the skin.
Facial fillers are commonly used to:
- Fill in deep wrinkles, creases and sunken or hollowed cheeks
- Treat deep scars
- Create fuller and more shapely lips
Prior to injecting facial fillers, our consultant dermatologist will apply an anaesthetic cream to numb the area. The procedure may last from only a few minutes to up to an hour, depending on the number of injections and area of treatment.
The effect can be seen almost immediately. Continued treatments may be needed to maintain the desired outcome.