When Do We Recommend Tissue Fillers?
Tissue Fillers are typically recommended to:
- Replace lost volume in the cheeks, temples and other parts of the face
- Removal of the tear trough or the appearance of “bags” under the eyes
- To reduce the depth of the nasolabial lines (the deep lines that form between the nose and the mouth)
- Enhancement of the contour of the lips or increasing the volume of the lips
- To remove lines around the mouth area (smokers lines, marionette lines and lines around the lower jaw)
- Perform facial sculpting procedures such as jawline, chin and lip augmentation.
- Strengthen sagging earlobes
Through the above procedures Tissue Fillers assist with aging changes in the skin as well as volume loss (changes in the fatty deposits of the face that are critical to shape and contour).
Sunken eyes, eye bags, saggy, loose and dehydrated skin will immediately appear revitalized. The face will appear fuller and more youthful. Lips will be defined and full, effectively reversing the unappealing signs of aging. A variety of other conditions can be treated with a range of products, which your specialists will gladly assess for you.
Even misshapen noses can be improved without surgery, using soft Tissue Fillers in skilled hands.
How Do They Work?
The two most commonly used forms of Tissue Fillers are either Hyaluronic Acid or Non-Hyaluronic acid bases. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in our bodies that helps to add volume and hydrate the skin. The gel-like substance is injected into the areas of volume loss, giving an immediate improvement in the appearance of deep wrinkles and facial folds, and so a more youthful and radiant appearance. The result of a single treatment is immediately noticeable and can last up to a year. Lips will be redefined and fuller, giving you a more desirable mouth. Non-hyaluronic acid fillers, such as Radiesse®, use a gel suspended with calcium hydroxyl appetite crystals. *
Deep nasolabial lines
Juvederm Voluma Tissue Filler
Irregular shaped nose
Radiesse Tissue Filler
DISCLAIMER: BEFORE AND AFTER IMAGES
Suitability, effectiveness of certain treatments and aesthetic results will vary from patients to patients. All photos of before and after are actual patients of The Melrose Aesthetic Centre unless stated otherwise. We do not give indication, promises or guarantees to all our readers or website and social media visitors that they could reasonably expect for themselves identical or equivalent or similar results to those portrayed in the “Before and After” photographs. Suitability, Effectiveness and aesthetic results may and can vary from one patient to another.
What Is The Typical Course Of Treatment?
After examination and discussion of the desired outcome, the product will be injected with a fine needle or cannula into the subcutaneous tissue. This is a relatively pain-free procedure and will take no more than 15-20 minutes. An anesthetic cream may be applied prior to the procedure, either by request or at the specialist’s discretion.
What Can You / Can’t You Expect From The Treatment?
Results are visible immediately after treatment. Slight redness and swelling may occur at the injection site, but most people can go right back to their normal routine. You can reapply your make-up immediately, so no one ever needs to know you have had anything done. The longevity of the results is dependent on many factors, including your age, the area injected the quantity of product used as well as your overall health and lifestyle. They are not permanent, and in some instances last up to 6 months, while results lasting 2 years have been reported.*
What Are The Unwanted Effects / Risks Of The Treatment?
Following the treatment, you might experience slight redness, swelling or bruising at the injection site. This is temporary and can easily be covered with your normal makeup a day later. Hypersensitive reaction to Hyaluronic acid is rare. However, do not hesitate to contact your Specialist should you have any other side effects as all skin injection procedures carry a risk of infection, even in the most stringently clean environments.
When Do We Advise Against It?
Tissue Fillers should be used with some caution in those prone to scarring, or with sensitivity to Lidocaine or Hyaluronic acid. If you fall in that category, be sure to inform your specialist, since alternative tissue filler products are available. Hyaluronic acid fillers aren’t recommended for patients with Porphyria, untreated epilepsy, children under the age of 16 and pregnant or lactating women.
Juvederm® Voluma™ with Lidocaine
The signs of aging aren’t limited to wrinkles. In fact, a key (yet less frequently discussed) sign of aging is loss of fullness in the cheeks. This can be a challenge to correct, with limited surgical and non-surgical solutions available. Fortunately, JUVÉDERM® has a product in their line of leading-edge facial fillers, a product specially formulated to restore facial volume lost over time: JUVÉDERM® VOLUMA®.
JUVÉDERM® VOLUMA® is specially designed using VYCROSS® technology to restore lost volume and enhance the cheeks and chin for a more youthful look.Using Hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring sugar found in your body, JUVÉDERM® VOLUMA® delivers a smooth, natural lift that lasts for up to 2 years. With the addition of pain-reducing Lidocaine, you will also enjoy greater comfort during the treatment. *
Lovely lips with: Juvederm® Volbella™
Now available at The Melrose Aesthetic Centre: New Dermal Filler, Juvederm® Volbella®!
Recently launched in Paris, this brand new Dermal Filler is specifically designed to enhance lip volume and define lip contours, while maintaining a completely natural look and feel. Other areas around the mouth, such as “smoker’s lines” and marionette lines can also be treated with this incredible product.
The smooth, liquid consistency of this injectable gel makes for easier application, and the addition of Lidocaine anesthetic makes the treatment even more comfortable.
There is virtually no swelling or bruising, so normal daily activities can be resumed immediately after the treatment – and the results last up to 12 months. Soft, beautiful, plumped-up lips can now be yours in just a few minutes, with the all-new Juvederm® Volbella®! Contact us today for more information on this exciting new product.*
New at The Melrose Aesthetic Centre
Recently launched by Allergan Pharmaceuticals, new Juvederm® Volift ® tissue filler is now available at The Melrose Aesthetic Centre.
This revolutionary Dermal Filler is produced using VYCROSS™ technology, creating an ultra-smooth gel for a more natural appearance, minimal swelling, and bruising, as well as improved duration. Juvederm Volift can last up to 12 months in the lips and up to 15 months in the nasolabial lines. It contains Lidocaine anesthetic which allows for a more comfortable treatment experience. *
Juvederm Volift is used for all facial sculpting procedures, such as chin, cheek, lip augmentation and volume restoration.
Formulated for most moderate corrections to the face and lip contour
Formulated for deep wrinkles and furrows as well as lip augmentation
Perfectha® Fine Lines
Formulated for deep wrinkles and furrows as well as lip augmentation
Perfectha® Sub Skin
Formulated for large losses of volume including augmenting the jaw, the chin and the cheeks as well as rejuvenation of the hands
Ellansé Tissue Fillers
Ellansé works differently to traditional dermal fillers, which only address lines, wrinkles and folds. Thanks to its unique properties, it not only corrects wrinkles and folds but by stimulating your own collagen to really treat the underlying causes of facial ageing, the effects are gradual and longer-lasting giving you a natural youthful appearance.
- Immediate visible results
- Skin revitalisation & firmness through natural collagen stimulation
- Reshapes and contours
- Natural & Fresh look
- Long-lasting effects avoiding multiple sessions
- Cost effective treatment
Find out more about this procedure!
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