Dermal fillers are effective for improving the appearance of static lines and wrinkles typically caused by a loss of volume and skin ageing. The following areas may benefit from treatment: Cheeks: We all begin to lose our natural stores of hyaluronic acid, elastin and collagen from a surprisingly young age. Couple this with the fact [...]
If you decide to have a dermal fillers treatment, you should see the results straight away. We will usually get you to look in a mirror as we carry out the treatment, so you can give your feedback throughout the process. You may notice a bit of swelling immediately after the procedure, but this should [...]
During your initial consultation, we will spend some time talking to you, analysing your skin, and pinpointing which lines you would like your treatment to address. When you arrive for your dermal fillers appointment, we will apply a topical anaesthetic cream to your skin to help make the treatment as comfortable as possible. Using an [...]
World-renowned injector, Dr de Maio, developed MD CodesTM to give aesthetic practitioners a series of formulated injection points for dermal fillers. These points are proven to elevate, rejuvenate and enhance specific treatment areas, while delivering natural-looking results. MD CodesTM better enable us to take your facial anatomy and facial proportions into account, so that we [...]
The results of your treatment will be visible immediately, although you may experience some minor swelling and bruising around the injection sites that will settle down over the next 24 to 48 hours.
Most people find that dermal fillers last for four to six months, but some fillers are last for up to 12 to 18 months. Dermal fillers are popular because they offer long-lasting results but, because they’re not permanent, they give you the option to reassess your needs once the initial effects wear off. After this [...]
After dermal filler injections, the most common side effects tend to be bruising, swelling, redness, tenderness or slight bleeding at the injection site, which can take two to three days to vanish completely. Occasionally, worldwide, allergic reactions have been reported and include redness, hardness at the injection site, and lumps and bumps under the skin. [...]
Most people carry on with their day after having dermal fillers, but you may need to take some downtime if you experience swelling or bruising.
You will be given detailed aftercare instructions that relate to your procedure. Generally speaking, after dermal filler injections, we will recommend that you: Take paracetamol if you experience any tenderness Avoid taking Ibuprofen, Aspirin, alcohol or any herbal medications that can affect blood clotting Avoid hot baths, steam rooms or saunas Use an ice pack [...]
This is a common concern and a phrase coined by the media when talking about certain celebrities who appear to have had their faces overfilled at one time or another. Our approach is far more subtle. We believe the ultimate compliment is when your friends and family comment on how youthful and refreshed you look [...]