Dermal Filler, Wrinkle & Skin Care FAQs

What does a dermal filler consultation involve?

During a consultation we will discuss your concerns and do a thorough facial assessment to determine the best treatment option to achieve your desired results. We will assess need, suitability, and expectations for treatment. We will discuss your past medical history and explain the procedure, recovery, potential side effects and aftercare advice. If you go ahead with a treatment we will ask you to sign a consent form. During the consultation we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.  

How long do dermal fillers last?

You can expect results to last on average between 6-12 months however this will vary between individuals. The reason for this is hyaluronic acid dermal filler is naturally broken down by the body therefore a person’s metabolism will influence the longevity of results. The longevity also varies depending on the product used and the area treated. This will be discussed further during the consultation.

What fillers do you use?

At Love to Replenish we only use products that are FDA approved to ensure the safety and efficacy for our clients. The choice of product depends on the individual and the area being treated.

How long will it take to see results of dermal fillers?

Results will be seen immediately however you can expect swelling to occur post procedure and usually takes 48 hours to subside. It can take up to two weeks for dermal filler to properly integrate into the tissues.

What does a wrinkle relaxing consultation involve?

A wrinkle relaxing consultation will be carried out by an experienced Aesthetic Nurse Prescriber. During the consultation we will discuss your concerns and do a thorough facial assessment to determine the best treatment option to achieve your desired results. We will assess need, suitability, and expectations for treatment. We will discuss your past medical history and explain the procedure, recovery, potential side effects and aftercare advice. If you decide to go ahead with treatment you will be given an appointment in the future at a time and date that suits you.

What areas can you treat with wrinkle-relaxing injections?

The three areas we treat are:

  1. Frontalis – these are the lines on your forehead caused by the repeated action of raising eyebrows.
  2. Glabella – also know as frown lines. These are the lines between eyebrows caused by frowning.
  3. Orbicularis Oculi – also known as ‘crow’s feet’. These are the lines that form around eyes. 

You can have one area (Glabella or Orbicularis Oculi), two areas (Frontalis and Glabella or Glabella and Orbicularis Oculi) or all three areas treated depending on your concern, and this will be discussed during the consultation.

How long do wrinkle-relaxing treatments last?

On average treatment lasts between 3-6 months but this can vary depending on the individual.

How long will it take to see results?

Results are usually noticeable after a few days however it can take up to 2 weeks for optimum results to be achieved. We will schedule a review after 2 weeks.

What does a skincare consultation involve?

During a skincare consultation you will be asked to complete a patient profile and questionnaire which will help us find out more about your skin and any skincare concerns you may have. We will then assess your skin and make recommendations using medical grade skincare products and hyper-customised treatments to help you achieve your desired skincare goals.

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