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Anti-Ageing 101: What are dermal fillers and how do they work?

Nobody likes spotting new wrinkles in the mirror every morning. While the ageing process might feel unstoppable, there are ways to slow the development of wrinkles and give yourself a more naturally youthful glow. Dermal fillers are one of the best ways to combat ageing – but what are they and how do they work?


What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are injectable treatments that help to reduce lines, folds and wrinkles in your face by using hydrating proteins. As well as giving your skin a warm, youthful look, dermal fillers can also help to enhance the appearance and shape of your lips. It’s not just your skin and lips either – dermal fillers can fix your nasolabial folds and drooping chin.


How do dermal fillers work?

As you age, your body gradually stops producing the essential proteins collagen and elastin. Without these proteins, your skin starts to lose hydration and the inevitable wrinkles and sagging appears. Dermal fillers work by sustaining your skin’s hydration, therefore ensuring your skin stays firm and elastic. Our treatment helps to volumise the soft tissue in your skin and prevents the natural ageing process. The same applies to all other areas of your face, including your lips!


How are dermal fillers applied?

We always ensure that our approach to treatment is smooth, quick and long-lasting. First things first, our skincare experts will have a consultation with you to discuss the process going forward. Once we have established which type of filler is suitable for your desired results, our treatment will begin. Entirely non-evasive and non-surgical, the dermal filler treatment is a simple and safe process in which our skin experts will inject the fillers into the identified areas. 


How long do dermal fillers last?

Depending on your skin, dermal fillers can last anywhere between six and eighteen months. We use the highest quality treatment to ensure that your dermal fillers last as long as possible, as well as giving you transformative results. After the initial treatment, follow-up appointments will assess your progress and determine the appropriate path forward. As a non-permanent treatment, these additional appointments are essential for the success of your dermal fillers.

While many people think that wrinkles and sagging skin are an inevitable part of ageing, that doesn’t mean you have to put up with it. Dermal fillers are a safe and effective way to regain that youthful glow you’ve been missing, so get in touch with us today by booking an appointment with our skin specialists.