Dermal Fillers

Do dermal fillers hurt?

Dermal Fillers feel like a slight pinch, and you may experience slight pressure or a ‘stinging’ sensation as the product is being injected. It does depend on your tolerance and on the treatment area. Lips are generally the most sensitive area, so I will apply a numbing cream to to the area prior to injecting.

Are there any side effects to having filler?

Each unique cosmetic injectable treatment has its own possible risks and side effects, which will be discussed in detail with you at your appointment. Generally speaking, the majority of cosmetic injections can cause mild swelling, mild pain discomfort, bruising and tenderness, but can easily be treated with measures such as a cool compress and light ...

Do I need to do anything beforehand?

Very little preparation is required on the part of the patient. In order to reduce the risk of bruising, the use of blood thinning agents such as anti-inflammatory medications and fish oils can be ceased in the week leading up to your treatment, however we advise you to consult with your GP before ceasing any ...

Is there anything I should do following my treatment?

Each unique cosmetic injectable treatment has its own aftercare requirements, which will be discussed in detail with you at your appointment. I recommend the following post-care regimen: Keep injection sites clean Don’t touch or rub the injected area Avoid lying flat for at least 4 hours post treatment Use gentle facial cleansers and creams while ...

Who cannot have cosmetic injectable treatments?

Cosmetic injectable treatments are unsuitable for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to conceive. Some treatments may also be unsuitable for certain skin types and people suffering from certain medical conditions. It is important to be honest when discussing your medical history, so I can best determine your suitability and ensure your safety for ...

Are cosmetic injectable treatments safe?

Anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers are two of the most commonly performed cosmetic treatments in the world. While every patient is different and may experience possible side effects, these treatments are generally require very little recovery time, making them popular ‘lunchtime procedures'. It is possible that some side effects may occur. These will be discussed ...

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