Dermal fillers, also known as soft tissue fillers, are injectable gels made from hyaluronic acid or other safe substances that stimulate collagen production. These fillers are carefully injected beneath the skin's surface to restore volume, smooth wrinkles, and rejuvenate your appearance.
How does it work?
Dermal fillers work by replenishing lost volume and stimulating collagen production. The gel is strategically injected into areas where volume and elasticity have diminished, instantly plumping the skin and reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
Schedule a consultation with our experienced medical professionals to discuss your goals and assess your suitability for this treatment.
2. Avoid Blood Thinners
If possible, please avoid blood-thinning medications and supplements, such as Aspirin, Ibuprofen, and fish oil, for one week prior to your treatment. Our team will carefully review your prescription medications prior to your treatment.
3. Arrive Makeup-Free
Come to your appointment with a clean face, free from makeup and skincare products.
Avoid Sun Exposure
Protect your skin from direct sunlight and tanning beds to prevent complications and maintain results.
Please feel free to schedule a follow-up appointment to address any concerns.
Apply a cold compress to the treated area to reduce swelling and discomfort immediately after the procedure.
Avoid products containing ASA or NSAIDs for 24 hours after treatment, to reduce the risk of bleeding.
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1. What are dermal fillers, and how do they differ from Botox™?
Dermal fillers and Botox™ are both injectable treatments used in cosmetic procedures. However, they work differently. Dermal fillers add volume to areas with wrinkles and lost elasticity, whereas Botox™ and other neurotoxins relax the muscles that cause wrinkles. The choice between them depends on your specific concerns and goals, and our experts can help you decide during your consultation.
2. Are dermal fillers safe?
Yes, dermal fillers are generally considered safe when administered by trained medical professionals. We use Health Canada approved fillers and follow strict safety protocols. During your consultation, we'll discuss any potential risks or side effects specific to your unique requirements.
3. How long do dermal filler results last?
The duration of dermal filler results varies based on factors such as the type of filler used and the treatment area. Typically, results last from six months to over a year. Our experts will provide you with a more accurate estimate during your consultation.
4. Is there any downtime after a dermal filler treatment?
Dermal filler treatments typically involve minimal downtime. You may experience some swelling, bruising, or redness at the injection sites, but these side effects usually subside within a few days. Most patients can return to their regular activities immediately after the procedure.
5. Will dermal fillers make me look unnatural?
When administered by experienced professionals, dermal fillers should enhance your natural beauty and provide subtle, youthful results. Our goal is to create a refreshed appearance while maintaining your unique facial features.
6. Can dermal fillers be used on any part of the face?
Dermal fillers can be used on various facial areas, including lips, cheeks, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and more. The choice of treatment area will depend on your specific concerns and aesthetic goals, which we'll discuss during your consultation.
7. How long does a dermal filler treatment session take?
A dermal filler treatment session typically takes about 30 minutes, depending on the treatment area and the extent of correction required.
8. Is dermal filler treatment painful?
Most patients describe the sensation as mild discomfort rather than pain. We use fine needles and may apply a topical numbing cream to minimize any discomfort during the procedure.
9. Can I combine dermal filler treatment with other cosmetic procedures?
Yes, dermal filler treatment can be combined with other cosmetic procedures to achieve a comprehensive facial rejuvenation. During your consultation, we can discuss the best approach to address your unique concerns and goals.
10. How can I get started with dermal filler treatment?
Getting started is easy. Contact us today to schedule your consultation. Our Canadian College Certified dermatologists will assess your needs, answer any additional questions, and create a customized treatment plan tailored to your goals. Atlantic Skin Care has been a trusted source for Cosmetic services for over 20 years and is proud to bring Teosyal and other top Hyaluronic Acid Fillers to Halifax, Dartmouth and the Atlantic Provinces.