Patient receiving a dermal filler injection for a lip augmentation treatment at The Goddess Clinic Edinburgh

Dermal Fillers 
Edinburgh

(Booking Fee Refunded On Attendance)

 

Why Choose The Goddess Clinic for your Dermal Filler Treatment?

Nurse Dawn is an experienced aesthetic practitioner and uses her understanding of anatomy and the ageing process to educate patients about why they may look tired, have heaviness or deep lines. In a full clinical consultation, we take a holistic approach to developing a treatment plan focused on delivering exceptional results tailored to the patient’s specific aesthetic goals.

Nurse Dawn has a detailed medical knowledge of the products used in the skin clinic and can discuss them with patients at their consultation. We only choose premium products for all our treatments. These have been tried and tested for several years in clinical trials to prove their safety, as well as build a track record of delivering the best results for patients.

What is Dermal Filler?

The key ingredient in dermal fillers is hyaluronic acid. This is a naturally occurring substance found and produced within the body. Hyaluronic acid is a sugar module that is broken down over time. Depending on the manufacturer, the hyaluronic acid can be synthetic or come from animals. There are products available that are suitable for vegan patients.

Naturally occurring hyaluronic acid is broken down every few days within the body. However hyaluronic acid in dermal filler is produced to last for months. This longevity allows it to be used in aesthetic treatments to add volume or reverse the visible signs of ageing in patients faces, neck, and hands.

There are also dermal filler products that are not made from hyaluronic acid. These tend to be products that cannot be dissolved. Patient safety is our priority at The Goddess Clinic, although Nurse Dawn is trained in using ‘permanent’ filler products, she believes that having the option to dissolve is safer in the event of a complication. Because we naturally produce hyaluronic acid there is also a reduced chance of allergic reactions using hyaluronic acid products.

Why Use Dermal Fillers?

Dermal filler can be used to volumise, restructure, and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Studies have shown dermal filler can also stimulate the production of collagen and elastin within the skin.

 

Hyaluronic acid fillers come with the additional benefit of attracting water within the body, bringing hydration to the area the product is placed.

How Much Do Dermal Fillers Cost?

The cost is dependent on the patient’s aesthetic goals. As a rule of thumb, if we have a first-time patient in the skin clinic, who is looking for a more rejuvenated and fresh appearance, we estimate 1 syringe of filler per decade of age. The first syringe is priced at £250 the subsequent syringes are £150. Lip filler range from £200- £230.

 

Where Can Dermal Fillers Be Used?

Everyone will likely know about dermal fillers use in lip enhancements. However dermal filler is a versatile aesthetic treatment that can be used all over the face and some other areas of the body.

Lip, Cheek, Jaw and Chin Fillers

Cheek filler is a popular treatment that can support the tissues that may have fallen forward with ageing and can re-establish the foundations for facial rejuvenation.

The temple area is often overlooked but can be an important step in an aesthetic treatment plan. Dermal filler in the temple can resolve a heavy eye area or hollowing. This will produce a more youthful appearance.

Treatment in the jaw and chin area can change a patient’s profile. Experienced aesthetic practitioners can place filler to improve skin tension while softening or sharpening a patient’s features depending on the patients desired outcomes.

Marionette lines (mouth to chin lines) and nasolabial folds (nose to mouth lines) can also be treated with dermal filler. Adding filler here can help to support the skin and soften the movement of tissue.

Dermal filler can be used in the lips, nose, and occasionally the forehead. These areas finish off our facial aesthetic. Many of our patients feel they have small lips and wish to build them up with lip filler. It is important any lip augmentation is in proportion with a patient’s features.

Dermal Filler can also be used in other parts of the body such as the hands and neck. These provide hydration to the area and support to the skin.

 

How Long Do Dermal Fillers Last?

Generally, dermal filler products will last between 6-18 months. There are several factors that can affect how long treatments will last.

The product chosen influences longevity. Thicker products tend to last longer as there is a higher percentage of hyaluronic acid and crosslinking, taking the body longer to breakdown. The product chosen will depend on the area patients wish to be treated.

The location of the treatment can influence how long the filler lasts. Dermal filler placed in the lips will typically degrade quicker than filler in the cheeks. This is because our lips move more regularly, and therefore the muscles are used more often than in the cheek area.

Another element is patient’s lifestyle. Known lifestyle factors that can reduce dermal filler longevity are smoking, sunbeds, and a particularly physically active lifestyle.

Nurse Dawn smiling while sitting at reception at The Goddess Clinic Edinburgh
Dermal Filler

Features

Results

Lasts 6-18 Months

Cost

Starting From £170

Discomfort

Mild, Numbing Cream Provided

Down Time

Healing May Take 1-2 Weeks

Testimonial
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For some time I’ve been feeling like I needed some extra help but nervous that it would look too much or too fake....Dawn is fantastic...so knowledgeable...she assessed my whole face...understood everything that I wanted ...she is definitely the girl if you are like me and looking for natural results, to look fresh...I now have exactly what I wanted...smother skin...supported cheeks and lovely full hydrated lips without that over filled look....win win ..thanx Dawn I will most definitely be back xx

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Dermal Fillers FAQs
Are there any side effects with dermal fillers?
  • Expected side effects are Redness, Bruising and Swelling

  • We cover all possible side effects during the consultation and again before treatment.

Whats the difference between dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections (eg botox)

 Dermal Fillers work by creating lift or volume to tissues, with effects being seen immediately and results lasting around 6-18 months. Anti-wrinkle injections work by preventing signals to the muscle, stopping the muscle movement for around 6-12 weeks, with taking 2 weeks to take effect

Are dermal fillers painful?

All our products contain lidocaine, which helps to numb the area it is injected into. We also use topical numbing creams to minimise discomfort. There is an option for a dental infiltration if you would prefer. We also use a number of distraction techniques to make the experience as pain-free as possible.

Who is not suitable for dermal fillers?
  • Patients who have allergies, some allergies are ok to have DF, however, your medical practitioner will be able to advise and support you.

  • Patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding

  • Patients who have a bleeding disorder

  • Anyone under 18.

  • Patients who suffer from keloid scarring

  • Patients undergoing facial surgery/dental treatment

Dermal fillers downtime?
  • Like with all injectable treatments there can be downtime, often this is caused by swelling or bruising. This can take around 1-2 weeks t resolve.