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Dermal filler treatments

Dermal fillers (aka soft tissue fillers) are more than mere wrinkle fillers: they can plump lips, smooth creases and folds, and fill in the under-eye hollows known as tear troughs. They can also add volume to cheeks and temples, reduce the appearance of pitted acne scars, sculpt the jawline, and add projection to a weak chin. Some people even choose to get a nonsurgical nose job using injectable fillers. 

For patients who are seeing the early stages of age-related volume loss, a combination approach using fillers and a neuromodulator like Botox can restore a more youthful appearance, possibly delaying the need for more severe interventions.

Hyaluronic acid is the most popular FDA-approved facial filler ingredient because it's so easy to dissolve in the event of a complication or change of heart. Fillers can also be made of calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse), poly-L-lactic acid (Sculptra), or nonabsorbable polymethyl methacrylate microspheres (PMMA or Bellafill)- Albeit at The Clinic By La Ross we only offer Hyaluronic Acid (NON PERMANENT) dermal fillers and ONLY use The Teoxane range due to their evidence based approach and innovation.

Dermal fillers can carry risks and these can range from minor to severe so IT IS ESSENTIAL to have a full consultation with our clinical team before any procedures can be carried out- this is essential.

We also have Clarius ultrasound technology to pre scan treatments for safety, speak to the team about this.

PRECARE

  • Avoid aspirin, St John’s Wort or Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatories e.g. Ibuprofen, for a few days pre-treatment. If you require such medication for medical reasons, please check with your doctor before stopping/pausing.

  • Do not exercise or consume alcohol 72 hours before your treatment.

  • Ensure you are FIT AND WELL, if you are not please let the clinic know.

  • Ensure you time your treatments away from events etc, this is to ensure you can follow the afterare advice.

AFTERCARE

  • You may experience slight localised swelling, redness or bruising in the treatment area which can last 24- 48 hours post treatment

  • It is normal to feel “firmness” in the treatment area for the first few days; over time the area will soften

  • Avoid strenuous exercise and excessive sun exposure for at least 48 hours post-treatment or until any swelling subsides

  • Avoid make-up for 24 hours to injected areas

  • Avoid firm rubbing of the treated area for 5 days

  • Avoid aspirin, St John’s Wort or Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatories e.g. Ibuprofen, for a few days post-treatment. If you require such medication for medical reasons, please check with your doctor before stopping

 

 

Full aftercare advice will be given to you when you attend your appointment with us.

After all treatments we are ALWAYS contactable in case of an emergency 01634 710 146.

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