We all want to reverse the effects of ageing and maybe even add volume and contour to an area of your face without undergoing a surgical procedure. Under-eye filler can help to smooth out the fine lines, wrinkles, create contours and add volume to the face to help reverse the signs and effects of ageing. These fillers are non-surgical and temporary but have a long-lasting effect. You can see the result of this in a revitalized, refreshed and much more youthful appearance.

What can they be used for?

The dermal fillers can be used to add volume and smoothen out fine lines and wrinkles. They help to plump thin lips, add contour and shape and smoothen out the vertical lines around the edges of the lips. Adjusts the appearance of the nose to mask a bump, lip the tip or even create a bridge. Augmentation also checks to add volume and enhance their shape. Dermal fillers also fill out the hollowness under the eye areas which can cause dark circles and also corrects the hollowness in the temples.

How can you prepare yourself before the treatment?

Before being injected to the dermal filler which will help to eliminate most of the swelling and bruising which can occur post-injection. It is suggested to avoid taking blood thinners for 2 weeks before the treatment. Having blood thinners in your system before injections could result in swelling, bruising and also lengthen the healing time. Two weeks before the treatment avoid taking Ibuprofen, Aspirin or similar products (Aleve, Motrin, Advil).

 Also avoid consuming vitamin E, Fish Oils, green tea, gingko Biloba and ginseng. 24 hours before the treatment avoid consuming alcohol. Eat well and also keep yourself hydrated. If possible quit or avoid smoking 2 weeks prior to the treatment as it will greatly increase the risk of bruising and will also lengthen your healing time.

On the day of the treatment make sure that you arrive at the clinic on time with a clean and make-up free face. Try and arrive at least 10-15 minutes prior to the appointment time to read and sign the consent forms with the injectors. A numbing cream will be applied to the area before the injection. In case any medication on your prescription is a type of blood thinner, please inform your doctor in advance about it.

How long does the treatment last?

The treatment usually lasts about 30 minutes and takes about 10 to 20 minutes to inject in certain areas which are dependent upon the individual. Increase in the number of areas to be treated will increase the expected length of the appointment. The treatment requires very little downtime and you will see the results in just a short amount of time, which means you can get back to enjoying the rest of your day.

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