What are Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers, also known as facial fillers, are the preferred procedure for people who want to improve their facial features but are unwilling to experience any potential complications of surgery. It enhance your facial features by improving your contours and restore lost volume. It adds smoothness to your skin by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Dermal fillers such as Rstylane and Juvderm are made of Hyaluronic Acid (HA).
HA is found naturally in our skin. It absorbs water 100 times its weight to give our skin its youthful, plump appearance. This marvelous molecule is now used in most dermal fillers to delay aging. Commonly known as “Liquid Facelift” which not only restores lost volume, but also fills up wrinkles, and lifts aging skin.
Will the treatment be painful?*
The area to be treated will be numbed with a topical anaesthetic cream and a cold compress 10 – 20 minutes before the injections are given, so pain is minimal.
The many uses of dermal fillers:
- Facial Augmentation (Nose, Cheeks, Chin)
- Enhance shallow contours
- Soften facial creases and wrinkles
- Improve the appearance of recessed scars
- Shaping and Definition of Nose
- Restoration of facial volume
- Forehead contouring
- Lips Shaping and Design
- Facelift with strategic placement of dermal fillers
- Undereye to reduce appearance of eyebags and dark eye circles
- Increase volume in selected body areas e.g. hands
Popular areas for fillers
A flat nose bridge, a rounded tip, nose with bumps, or a less-defined nose can all be easily corrected with a nose filler. A higher density filler, which creates more lift and contours, is what we usually use for a nose filler for a more defined nose bridge to enhance your facial contours. At LUSH Medical, the filler techniques used create subtle enhancements to the nose without looking like an avatar as our doctor is trained by korean experts to redefine noses for the Asian apppearance.
Fillers used for the cheeks, commonly known as the Liquid Facelift, depends on how much lift or volume is required or desired depending on individual facial condition. Most fillers of different densities can give a lifting effect to varying extent. Filler treatment for cheeks helps to restore our youthful "Apple Cheeks" which was lost due to loss in volume in our cheeks, which tends to make us look older as our face sags. Cheek fillers can be used for achieving higher cheek contours to restore youthfulness or to create a more desirable feminine appearance.
Most individuals are striving to achieve that much desired V-Shaped Face and is dubbed as the most sought after feminine appearance. Even men today are seeking to reduce achieve sleeker facial contour or sharper chin appearance. Combined with BTX jaw reduction, a chin filler can be used to achieve a sharper, V-shaped face. Those with a recessed chin (chin lacking in volume) can also benefit from a chin filler to improve chin volume and achieve a fuller, more contoured look.
Deep laugh lines and skin folds remind us that we have aged a fair bit since our younger days. Filling up these lines tend to take years off our age and make us look much younger.
Temples and forehead*
Volume loss at the temples and forehead due to aging results in a shrivelled look. A fuller, contoured face with volume replenished at the temples or forehead results in a younger appearance.
SkinBoosters* (Click to Learn More)
Skinboosters are what many Koreans and celebrities turn to for that dewy, plumped appearance. Find out more about how fillers can help to improve your skin complexion, tone and texture.
Dark Eye Circles* (Click to Learn More)
Fillers to rid undereye dark circles and eye bags is an art of aesthetic medicine which is heavily dependent on the injectable technique of the practitioner. The filler is injected into the tear trough area to lighten and fill up the sunken areas, resulting in an improvement to the dark eye circles.
* The contents in this website do not constitute or is intended to constitute medical advice and readers rely on the statements contained herein at their own risk. Treatment results, experiences and downtime (if any) may vary by individuals. Please make an appointment with our clinic for a thorough medical assessment of your condition and treatment requirements. The models and images used in this website are not images of our own patients.