Dermal filler

Dermal fillers are clear gels of hyaluronic acid which are a sophisticated and safe FDA approved treatment allowing a skilled doctor to offer a wide range of treatments to each patient.

Following a comprehensive assessment with Dr. Joanna you will receive advice regarding the most suitable dermal filler treatment for you. Where lines are shallow a direct dermal filler approach can be adopted to smooth out the skin surface. Popular areas for treatment include frown, marionette (mouth to chin) or nasolabial (nose to mouth) folds. Lip augmentation is also achieved with dermal filler – please see lip augmentation page for more details.

To book a consultation, Contact The Cosmetic Skin Clinic on 0330 057 3542.

Summary of treatment

Procedure length: 45 minutes

Full recovery: 24 hours

Risks: Discomfort, minimal swelling, or bruising

Anaesthetic: Anaesthesia is added to the dermal filler

Duration of results: Up to 12 months

Product: Hyaluronic acid in Juvederm, Restylane, or Teosyal


What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are clear gels of hyaluronic acid and are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in your body which lines joints and cells. For cosmetic purposes this is used to lift and sculpt the face which results in smoother lines and a refreshed facial appearance without changing your face. The aim is to look the best version of yourself.

Side effects
Bruising, swelling, discomfort all disappear within 72 hours.

Treatment price
From £300 depending on the area treated and the dermal filler requirement

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Following the procedure, it is advisable to avoid high impact sports, saunas or facials, direct sun exposure including sunbeds, and facial massage for 3 weeks. In addition, you should sleep with your face up for 24 hours.

What are the benefits of dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers give you an immediate result with little or no down time. They are an extremely well tolerated treatment with the highest patient satisfaction levels. It is safe, and non-permanent.

What happens to the face when it ages?

As the face ages it loses fat pads in the cheeks and the tissue in the mid-face descend, causing naso-labial (nose to lip) folds, marionette (lip to jaw) lines and jowls. The initial approach to tackling facial ageing involves dermal fillers, combined with botox and Dr. Joanna will be able to accurately assess your suitability for each type of treatment.

What will you notice and when?

The results are immediate and noticeable – your skin will look lifted and smooth – but very natural.

Does it hurt?

Local anaesthetic is combined with the hyaluronic acid for maximal comfort.

How long will it take?

45 minutes