Volume loss can cause the formation of wrinkles, folds or flattening. Facial volume loss is one of the primary factors in the ageing process, and cosmetic injections can help to rejuvenate this volume loss and revitalise the face.
Cosmetic injections (dermal fillers and muscle relaxants) are used for non-invasive facial enhancement to:
While the process for cosmetic injections used to be straight forward; a series of injections along the line or wrinkle, the process is now much more advanced. We will consider the cause of wrinkles and facial lines and evaluate reasons why treatment may not be suitable.
To further evaluate your suitability for treatment as well as ensure we’re prescribing the correct treatment we will perform a 3D imaging scan. We do this before and after your procedure to show you the differences in facial volume.
The amount of filler needed will vary, based on the depth of the wrinkle, the area and the desired result. For example, deep forehead creases and hollow cheeks may require more treatments than shallow facial lines to achieve the desired results.
Cosmetic injections vary dramatically in their use and effect on the skin, duration of effect, metabolism, volume per syringe, cost and side effects. Most of the top fillers available have local anaesthetic included in the product, which means that the filler provides additional numbness as the product is injected. For some patients, the anaesthesia gained from the product is sufficient.
The choice of filler will be determined by a number of factors, including: