Dermal Fillers are based on hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring chemical produced by the body, it supports the function of the skin and is considered as the skins internal moisturiser. Dermal fillers are used to create and restore volume or fill lines arounds around the face, giving a more enhanced, youthful appearance.
How long do dermal fillers last?
On average the effects last approximately 6-12 months. The effect depends on the area treated and the condition of the skin, lifestyle is a big factor.
Are dermal fillers safe?
Side effects from dermal fillers are uncommon but can include hypersensitivity reactions or firmness, nodules or discolouration to the skin uncommon and typically temporary. Due to the use of a needle there is likely to be some swelling, redness and bleeding at the injection sites. This can cause some discomfort but is temporary and will improve within 1 week.
It is not advised to have dermal fillers if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Coldsores can also be triggered after the procedure.