Dermal Filler FAQs
Although every consultation is slightly different the time usually consists of you, the patient, discussing your wishes and asking questions. Una will take a look at your medical history and ask some questions while she examines the areas of concern. All treatment options will be fully explained and Una will provide you with a treatment plan. Una will be happy to answer any further questions you may have.
Having dermal fillers has been likened to going for a dentist appointment. You will feel a sharp scratch sensation. Una will use numbing cream to numb the area first if you require. Dermal filler is patiently and methodically injected into the area. The appointment will take approximately 30 minutes. You will be provided with aftercare information to help you get the best out of your dermal filler treatment.
The active ingredient in the fillers we use is hyaluronic acid. This substance occurs naturally in the body. It has a variety of uses within the body including helping with wound healing, smoothing joints, and hydration.
The length of time our fillers last for is approximately 6-9 months, depending on certain factors, including lifestyle. Patients have reported this to be longer in certain cases.
Dermal fillers are regarded as a safe treatment provided they are given by a fully accredited, experienced practitioner using safe infection control procedures and using recognised brands.
However much I would like to see you, we are an appointment only clinic. However, it might be the case that we can see you at short notice.
Yes we can do a video consultation if you find this more convenient. We have an easy-to-use video system that does not store the recording.