Skin Lifting with Dermal Fillers
Non-Surgical Facelift with Dermal Fillers in Singapore
We believe that in order to make someone look their best, it is important to truly understand the art of beauty. By making subtle changes to facial features using dermal fillers, it is possible to achieve a more youthful look and reverse the signs of ageing – naturally. Dermal fillers also known as facial fillers, are suitable for people who want to improve their facial features but are unwilling to experience any potential complications of surgery. Non-surgical facelift using dermal fillers has been growing in popularity across Singapore and throughout the rest of Asia. Dermal fillers such as Restylane and Juverderm are made of Hyaluronic Acid (HA).
Dermal fillers 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.
What is in dermal fillers? Is it safe?
Most of the dermal fillers we use are made of HA. HA is found naturally in our skin, particularly in higher concentration in youthful 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 ageing. Commonly known as “Liquid Facelift“, this treatment does not only restores lost volume, but also fills up wrinkles, and lifts ageing skin.We use a variety of HA fillers, with different visco-elastic properties – including Restylane, Juvederm, Teosyal, and Belotero, to suit all patients of different skin types.
How is the treatment done?
Dr. Siew Tuck Wah, Medical Director of the clinic is appointed a certified trainer for Restylane. He has undergone extensive training in the use of dermal fillers. Since then, he has taught and trained many doctors on the proper and safe use of dermal fillers to achieve the best result for patients. A consult with the doctor is essential to discuss the problem areas and the desired result you wish to achieve. The doctor will let you know what improvements you can expect.
HA will be injected directly into the areas to be treated. The HA gel will stimulate your own’s skin supply of hyaluronic acid. At the same time, it adds volume to deficient areas and smooth out wrinkles and fine lines to make them less visible. The convenient procedure takes about 30 minutes to complete.
What are some areas suitable for dermal filler treatment?
Dermal fillers are so versatile that they can be used for many indications such as wrinkles, fine lines, cheek and chin augmentation, nose enhancement, forehead contouring and many other facial corrections.
When performed by an experienced doctor, the treatment can be incredibly convenient and natural-looking with minimal downtime. Most people don’t want to look like they have work done, so strategic placement of dermal fillers by an experienced doctor is key.
Common areas that are usually treated with dermal fillers are:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Cheek and chin augmentation
- Under eyes
Any side effects after the treatment?
Some patients may experience some bruising or mild swelling immediately after the treatment. These side effects should resolve on its own in a matter of hours or up to 2 days. You may consider applying concealer over those areas until the treated area is no longer visible. It is advisable that you avoid certain food that cause your blood to thin and result in more bleeding or bruising easily:
- Asian ginseng
- Medicine that have blood-thinning effects such as aspirin and warfarin
- Vitamin E
- Fish oil
Arrange for a consultation to obtain more useful information regarding dermal fillers and how liquid facelift treatment can help you achieve a more youthful look.
Ill-defined facial features and contours of the face can benefit from Filler Liquid Facelift treatment. This treatment is good for people who want to reverse signs of ageing through skin lifting and rejuvenation without going under the knife.