What Are Dermal Fillers and Where Can You Get Them?

As you get older, are you losing volume in your facial features? Wrinkles, folds, hollowness and sagging are all results of the inevitable ageing process. What if this could be slowed? With dermal fillers patients can do just that via an effective treatment that can help to reverse the signs of ageing, restoring a youthful look.

Read on for everything you need to know about what are dermal fillers and where you can have them done safely.

What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers help to restore a more youthful appearance and volume to various facial areas. They do not affect facial expressions or create an ‘expressionless’ look like many people think they may.

Dermal fillers are a gel usually made up of hyaluronic acid, and there are many different types available for various uses. The fillers contain a natural and complex sugar chain that is safe for cosmetic procedures as naturally found in our skin. This contributes to its proven safety record. At ICCM, our range of different dermal fillers offers varying abilities and suitability. We will find the best option for you based on your cosmetic goals.

Dermal fillers also have other applications, like the non-surgical rhinoplasty, which can correct minor irregularities of the nose without the need for surgery.

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A dermal fillers before and after example, as performed by the experts at ICCM. These fillers were used to enhance the lips.

How are dermal fillers done?

A quick and simple procedure, the dermal filler is injected into the area being treated as the only requirement of the process. There is minimal downtime, and you may continue you on with your day immediately afterwards.

Results are visible straight away and will continue to refine and improve over the following 1 – 2 weeks. Older patients may experience slight swelling or bruising; however, this will subside naturally and is able to be covered with makeup.

The results can last anywhere between 9 to 36 months, depending on your lifestyle and the specific filler used. Those who do not smoke and eat a healthy diet will see much more longevity from their fillers.

Where can you get dermal fillers?

The expert team at ICCM are well-versed in the application of various fillers. You can visit our clinic located in central Sydney on Macquarie Street, which is close to public transport and offers parking.

We also offer dermal fillers Campbelltown patients can access with ease via our clinic on Queen Street. Our staff in both locations are highly trained and adhere to the strictest of safety processes to protect every one of our patients, regardless of the size of the procedure.

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At ICCM, our range of different dermal fillers offer varying abilities and suitability. We will find the best option for you based on your cosmetic goals.

Want to know more about the right dermal fillers for you?

For quality dermal fillers, speak to the team at ICCM today. We will discuss your aesthetic goals and find the right filler treatment to help you achieve them. Our experts are also on-hand to answer any questions you may have to ensure you are 100% confident with the decision to move forward before having the injectable treatment. Boost your confidence with dermal fillers today.

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About The Author - Dr Tony Prochazka

MBBS, FFMACCS/Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr Tony was the Inaugural Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, and a former vice-president of the Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australasia. He is a regular presenter and teacher at international conferences, with invitations to meetings in Australia, China, New Zealand and South America.

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