What Are Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers are an injectable (non-surgical) substance (hyaluronic acid) that is injected beneath the epidermal layer to achieve fuller and more symmetrical lips. They are also used to ad volume to cheeks and sculpt areas such as the chin and are also used to smooth deeper wrinkles.
How Do Dermal Fillers Work
Dermal fillers are composed of naturally occurring sugar molecules found in your body that occupy your skin, tendons and muscles.
These sugar molecules act as a lubricant and shock absorber within the moving parts of your body. They are also needed to transport nutrients in your skin. By boosting your skin with these sugar molecules, the target area is revitalised and inflated almost immediately.
By revitalising areas suffering from collagen depletion, the appearance of lines, wrinkles and furrows is diminished which leaves behind skin with a much more natural and softer appearance.
Which Dermal Fillers Do you Use?
Oo La La offers a vast range of dermal fillers. Our Cosmetic Doctor will advise which dermal filler is best suited to your areas of concern, depending on the location, longevity and results you desire.
The Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA) prevent doctors from advertising the names of prescription medicines, which is why we cannot specifically name the brands of dermal fillers that we offer on our website.
Common Treatment Areas
- Skin creases (laugh,jaw lines and nasoliabial folds)
- Frown lines, furrows and wrinkles
- Scars (acne and chickenpox)
- Under eyes (tear trough)
Schedule a consultation with our Cosmetic Doctor where you will discuss your concerns and explore desired outcomes so a treatment plan can be created for you. In most cases you may even be able to proceed with the suggested treatment on the day.
Does the procedure hurt?
Depending on the area, treatment can require the use of a local anaesthetic or cold packs to make the procedure more comfortable for the patient.
Some of the fillers already contain local anaesthetic which makes the treatment tolerable.
How Long Will It Take?
Allow 30 to 60 minutes for your treatment.
Generally, the outcome of your treatment will take up to 3 days to appear, as the area may swell directly after your appointment.
Dermal fillers are long-lasting, with cosmetic companies suggesting 8 -18 months, depending on the filler, injection area and your personal biology.
Before & After Dermal Fillers
Generally, side effects are temporary and restricted to the treatment area. You may experience temporary swelling and – or bruising.
Is it safe to get Dermal Fillers or Anti Wrinkle Injectables after the Covid vaccine?
There is no official guideline that recommends avoiding dermal fillers or anti wrinkle injections alongside your COVID-19 vaccine.
Oolala Cosmetic & Laser Clinic will not treat any clients for dermal fillers or anti wrinkle injection treatments for mimimum 2 weeks before or after your Covid vaccine. This is to avoid any potential adverse reactions occurring at the time when your filler or injectable treatment is settling in. Potential side effects of the filler and injectable treatment or the vaccination cannot be mistaken for one another.
Our comprehensive range of TGA approved Dermal Fillers start at $500.00 per ml. Our Cosmetic Dr that does all our injectable treatments will assess you and choose the most suitable product for your specific concern.
If you have needle phobia, our Cosmetic Doctor can provide sedation….
Get in touch
To discuss your options or to arrange a consultation with our experienced doctors on the Gold Coast fill out our enquiry form or call 07 5539 9534.