Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers are a gel type substance, which contain Hyaluronic acid which main purposed is to help smooth out wrinkles, volumise and lift tissue to help reduce sagging and face shape changes that can happen due to ageing. With Dermal Fillers depending on your age volume loss you can replenish skin volume, regain a youthful curve to the cheeks, and produce a higher, firmer facial contour which helps prevent wrinkles, correct sagging and face shape changes due to the age process.

Richard doing Dermal Filler treatment
Richard doing Dermal Filler treatment

Top quality Dermal Fillers such as Juvederm are injected in small dosages into the desired area or in around the area of concern to help improve the skin texture that maybe concerning you. Texture of the skin can also be improved in combination of Dermal Fillers with other treatments such as Mesolift, Volite and skin care with prescription.

Dermal Fillers are mainly injected into the face, but are also suitable for the decolletage, neck and back of hands.

Common areas that can be treated: cheeks, lips (augmentation and upper lip lines), nose to mouth lines, glabellar lines, chin augmentation, jaw contouring, nose re-shaping, temples, tear troughs, neck, decolletage, hands and scar improvement.

Our face ages due to changes in several types of tissue: these include skin, fat, muscle and bone. When we age our bone is being reabsorbed causing the skull to become smaller (shrinks) creating a change to the shape of the face. Fat pads shrink and descend due to changes in structural support, hyperactive muscles and skin elasticity. These changing factors in combination cause sagging.

RP Aesthetics has been using fillers that contain Hyaluronic acid only. RP Aesthetics feels after using this type of filler for so many years now that the effects of this naturally occurring substance give very natural results along with the substance can be reversed. The products used create safe, predictable, effective results.

Hyaluronic acid Dermal Fillers are a safe, effective treatment that can help to reduce the signs of aging, along with helping to lift, volumise, hydrate and help butify projecting to our face. Richard believes in injecting small amounts into different areas of the face under the surface of our skin and only uses premium brands of Dermal Fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane.

Finally, Richard has been MasterClass Certified at Distinction Level by globally renowned doctors Dr Raj Aquilla in 2010 and Dr Eccleston in 2017. He has also undertaken training from Dr Mauricio De Maio, Dr Arthur Swift, Dr Tapan Patel, Dr Koen De Bouelle and Cosmetic Nurse Specialist Malti Maloney.

Richard also spent one-year post graduation working in a clinic in Harley Street London to enhance his skills in Facial Aesthetics.

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Frequently Asked Questions

+What are Dermal Fillers? -What are Dermal Fillers?

Dermal Fillers are non permanent injectable fillers that contain Hyaluronic Acid, which are placed into the face increase volume loss, contours the face, soften and correct lines, wrinkles and folds in the skin and they are used to augment and enhance our facial features.

+Why would I possibly need Dermal Fillers? -Why would I possibly need Dermal Fillers?

Dermal Fillers are used to give our facial features more of a youthful profile. Whether this is to simply to make our lips look more noticeable help erase tired and sunken eyes, cheek enhancement, reducing heaviness in the lower jaw line or softening wrinkles on our face. It’s a natural enhancement and can be used to create a naturally younger looking face.

+Why choose Dermal Fillers? -Why choose Dermal Fillers?

Choosing to have injected HA Dermal Fillers is a less invasive treatment than a surgical approach and is relatively quick and simple treatment. It doesn’t require the downtime that comes with the surgical intervention. HA (Hyaluronic Acid) is a natural product, which is produced by the skins own natural material. HA Dermal Fillers have good longevity, lasting from 6 months to 24 months and due to them being a natural product ensures that they are safe and in the event that ist should be reversed there is an option to dissolve.

+What is the 8 point lift? -What is the 8 point lift?

The 8-point lift is a technique for restoring volume in eight strategic areas, which was formulated by Dr Mauricio De Maio. This helps gives support and using small amounts of HA (Hyaluronic Acid) product of Dermal Filler in specific areas of the face. To help lift our face and giving it a more youthful appearance. The results help show our clients the real appeal of this treatment and the patients have seen dramatic results in a non-surgical manor. The results of the 8-point lift are innovative anti ageing technique, which can lift and rejuvenate the face creating more of a youthful appearance.

+How long does it take to have a Dermal Fillers? -How long does it take to have a Dermal Fillers?

Dermal Filler appointment times are between 30 and 45 minutes. If necessary Richard can numb the desired area, which is to be treated prior to injection to ensure that, the procedure is as comfortable as possible. Most of HA fillers contain lidocaine which helps to ensure minimising any potential discomfort of the treatment.

+Is there any downtime? -Is there any downtime?

Most often the procedure is minimally invasive. Clients may encounter a little swelling and infrequently bruising. Results are visible straight away, however it may take a few hours for the product to settle. The result will continue to improve up to 4 weeks post treatment.

+How much do Dermal Fillers cost? -How much do Dermal Fillers cost?

Dermal Fillers range between £150 and £1,500 depending on area of treatment and requirements. All consultations are free of charge and if you would like to book a free consultation with Richard please do not hesitate to contact us.

+What are the after care requirements? -What are the after care requirements?

Possible side effects of Dermal Fillers include: immediate redness and swelling. Tenderness and occasional discomfort may appear around the treatment site but should settle within a few hours. You should avoid Dermal Filler treatment if the following are relevant: history of allergy to Hyaluronic Acid, bruising or bleeding disorders. Anti-coagulant and immunosuppressant drugs or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

It is highly recommended to not to apply creams or make up for 12 hours and do not expose the treatment to heat for 24 hours and extreme heat, such as saunas, steam rooms and sun beds for at least 1 week. It is also advisable to refrain from physical activity for the same day as your treatment.